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Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0098

Content Description

The records of the Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha (MCC Omaha) document the church’s activities, initiatives, members, and buildings. The collection includes photographs organized in albums by event and date with some of the material well-identified and minimal identification for other photographs. Identification of people in many photographs was provided by current members of MCC Omaha in 2017. The collection also includes church bulletins, correspondence and other documentation from MCC’s early history in Omaha, and material created during the tenure of Pastor Tom Emmett (2007-2019).


  • 1974-2002


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


3.33 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Material was created and assembled into albums by MCC Omaha throughout its history. Members of MCC Omaha began identifying people in photographs by attaching notes to album pages after weekly service on 1/29/2017.

New material added May 28, 2019: Pastor Tom Emmett gathered the historical records from storage at MCC Omaha and compiled the material from his tenure for donation.



Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha Records
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Amy Schindler, Angela Kroeger, Kassian Lemke-Elznic
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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