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Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0008

Scope and Contents

The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion. Much of the material in this collection has been described at the folder level (and is part of the Afghan Collection Folders 1-313) and this description is available by searching the library catalog. Researchers should search the library's catalog for the list of material donated by Harrison. Visit the library home page at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/index.php or https://unomaha.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01UON_OMA:UNOMAHA&mode=advanced and search the phrase "Gift from Selig Harrison" for the results list.

Research notes and other material not previously described at the folder level and added to the library catalog is also available to researchers, but not yet inventoried in this finding aid.

Dates

  • 1940-1999

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

The Conditions Governing Access policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Conditions Governing Use

The Conditions Governing Use policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Extent

3 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes, 314 file folders)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Much of the material in this collection has been described at the folder level (Afghan Collection Folders 1-313) and this description is available by searching the library catalog. Researchers should search the library's catalog for the list of material donated by Harrison. Visit the library home page at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/index.php or https://unomaha.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01UON_OMA:UNOMAHA&mode=advanced and search the phrase "Gift from Selig Harrison" for the results list.

There are also two boxes of unprocessed material not described in the library catalog.

Custodial History

The custodial history of the collection requires research by repository staff. Collection was received prior to 2014 and stored in a filing cabinet with other archival collections.

General

The Statement on Harmful Materials of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Title
Selig S. Harrison Papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Shaista Wahab; Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
Date
2015-04-27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
2nd edition

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046