Weldon Kees Book Collection
Scope and Contents
The Weldon Kees Book Collection comprises the published works of Weldon Kees, both books and periodical issues, along with a bibliography and a small assortment of news clippings.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
2.5 Cubic Feet (63 volumes, 1 folder, 1 binder)
Library of Congress call number order.
The bulk of this collection was purchased from Omaha rare book dealer, Richard Flamer, around May 1977 with a gift from the UNO Alumni Association. Additional books by or about Weldon Kees have been purchased for the collection since 1977.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Richard Flamer, bookseller.
Collection has been cataloged for Special Collections.
- Poetry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- bibliographies Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- books Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- serials (publications) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Weldon Kees Book Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
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Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States