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Omaha COVID-19 Collection

Identifier: MSS-0154

Scope and Contents

The Omaha Covid-19 collection was created to document the experiences of the Omaha community during the covid-19 pandemic. The collection includes paper and digital materials from muliple donors. Contributers include Omaha businesses, Omaha community members, and UNO. Currently, the collection includes materials from 2020 to the present, as of February 10th, 2021, but collection is ongoing and will continue to grow. Some of the digital materials are available at


  • 9 March 2020 - 10 February 2021


Conditions Governing Access

The Conditions Governing Access policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The Conditions Governing Use policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at

Biographical / Historical

Many Omaha businesses and citizens gave their notes, emails, and other materials to this collection. Living under a pandemic was difficult, and people wanted to preserve their experiences.


1 Terabytes

14.3 Gigabytes

.25 Cubic Feet

2 Items (Masks)

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Both paper and digital files are currently being processed.

Existence and Location of Originals

Born-digital material stored in UNOLibrary-ASC on hcc#attic


Statement on Harmful Material: Materials in UNO Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections are historical in nature and reflect the society in which they were produced. As such, they may contain racial, gender, sexual, religious, and other language and imagery that are offensive by today's standards. The documents, images, publications, and other materials have been retained in order to fully represent the materials in their original format. If the offensive text is not in the original, but in a finding aid, catalog record, or other description created by library employees, please contact Archives and Special Collections to bring this to our attention. Archives & Special Collections is guided by the core values of the Society of American Archivists. If you have questions about this statement or about Archives and Special Collections’ work, we welcome your feedback. Please contact us at or 402-554-6046.

Omaha Covid-19 Collection
Angela Kroeger, Lori Schwartz, and Maureen Kalkowski-Farrand
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States