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American Association of University Professors University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter (UNO AAUP) Records

 Collection — Box: 2016-087
Identifier: UNO-0237

Content Description

The UNO AAUP Records consist of meeting minutes, newsletters, and organizational records extending from 1941-1989. Also included are court pleadings and transcripts created during the UNO AAUP’s efforts to obtain recognition from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents as the collective bargaining agent for the UNO faculty. The collection also holds recordings pertaining to grievances that addressed gender inequity in pay for UNO faculty.


  • 1941 - 1993


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


2.48 Cubic Feet (8 boxes) : Newsletters, Meeting minutes, Correspondence, Court Proceedings

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The collection is arranged into the series legal documents and administrative documents.

Custodial History

The records were for a number of years passed from president to president and were at some point stored in Prof. David Corbin’s garage before being transferred to Jim Shaw in October 2015. Jim Shaw reviewed and organized the records before they were transferred to Criss Library Archives & Special Collections on September 21, 2016. Jay Irwin, UNO AAUP President, signed the donor agreement.

Related Materials

Additional records of the American Association of University Professors University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter may be found in the University Archives File Cabinet Collection (University of Nebraska at Omaha Records) (UNO-0005), under COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AT U.N.O. Some of the material in that collection belonged to Jacqueline St John.


American Association of University Professors University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter (UNO AAUP) Records
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Matthew Slisik, Amy Schindler, Angela Kroeger
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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