Joan Olsen Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection gathered by Joan Olsen documents student activities of interest to her including her sorority and the Gateway student newspaper. The collection includes Alpha Xi Delta brcohures, posters, and other publicity material. Scripts for a program or pageant perhaps for the sorority as well as programs from university honors convocations, dance programs, and other events are in excellent condition. Also included are loose copies of the Gateway and a bound copy of the Gateway for the 1954-1955 school year.
- circa 1953-1955
- Olsen, Joan (Collector, Person)
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.
1 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Collection has not yet been arranged and described.
Received by Criss Library prior to 2014. Accession details are incomplete or absent.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mark French on December 1, 2006.
- Alpha Xi Delta
- Greek letter societies -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Municipal University of Omaha
- Olsen, Joan
- brochures Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- newspapers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- posters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- scripts (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- souvenir programs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Joan Olsen Papers
- Angela Kroeger
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Amy Schindler
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
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