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Historical Material from UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections

UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections ensures UNO’s unique, rare, and specialized collections of institutional archives, personal papers, organizational records, rare books, and other material is available for public use.

Queer Omaha Archives

The Queer Omaha Archives includes digital material and information about the UNO collecting initiative. The Queer Omaha Archives preserves Omaha’s LGBTQIA+ history as part of the UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections. Historical materials documenting Omaha’s diverse LGBTQIA+ communities are collected and made available to the public by archivists and librarians to more widely share Omaha’s stories.

LGBTQIA+ Material in Special Collections

LGBTQIA+ Material in University Archives

LGBTQIA+ Books

In addition to all of the content available in licensed databases and the general collection on the third floor, generous donors are doing their part to grow a significant and varied collection of books and printed material in UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections. Search "Queer Omaha Archives" in the library catalog to browse what is available for use in Archives & Special Collections. A few highlights: