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UNO Department of Black Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0263

Scope and Contents

Records collected from and about the Department of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha document the formative years of the department. The collection documents program planning, conflict with Academic Affairs in the 1970s, newsletters, correspondence, and other material.

Black Studies folder list copied from previous location in University Archives File Cabinet Collection -Miscellaneous Information -Publications--"Black Studies Newsletter", "Black Studies Report", "Department of Black Studies Newsletter" 2003-2004- -Suit--Black Studies and B.L.A.C. vs. Academic Affairs, 1972-- Correspondence Departmental Background Information-- Correspondence, Numbers 1-30 Correspondence, Numbers 31-unnumbered items Miscellaneous Fact-finding Investigation Summary Report by George M. Johnson plus Exhibit Interviews-- Summary and Exhibits #1-7 Summary and Exhibits #8-13 Investigation Interviews [by tape number, 7-119] Miscellaneous -Testimony of A. B. Buddy Hogan, President of the Omaha Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. Before the University of Nebraska Board of Regents Academic Affairs Committee Concerning Demotion of the Black Studies Department to the Black Studies Program, June 16, 1984 -Thirty-fifth Anniversary, April 17, 2007


  • 1970-2010


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


1 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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Custodial History

Accession record is absent. These materials arrived in University Archives via a variety of channels.

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Department of Black Studies Records
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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