See also the Omaha Material in Criss Library Archives & Special Collections and the Midwestern Studies Material in Criss Library Archives & Special Collections. Not all collections from the contemporary Midwest are included here in the Western Studies research guide even if historically, the state or territory may have been considered part of the American West.
Finding aids serve as guides to specific archival and manuscript collections. Finding aids are also often thought of as inventories to collections.
Archives & Special Collections' finding aids database provides finding aids for researchers to search or browse. The database was launched in September 2014 and finding aids for collections will continue to be added. Researchers will note finding aids for material from University Archives, Special Collections, and the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection in the Archives & Special Collections' finding aids database. If you have not found what you are looking for in the database contact staff in Archives & Special Collections for assistance.
Archives & Special Collections' books, theses, and dissertations can be found by searching Criss Library's catalog.
Other selected material in Archives & Special Collections that can also be found in the library catalog includes periodicals, some maps, and some audiovisual material. Criss Library's catalog indexes books, CD's, DVD's, musical scores, maps, government documents, theses and dissertations, as well as other material available in the library outside of Archives & Special Collections.
The Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection Bibliography, Volume I: Pashto and Dari Titles (1995) and Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection Bibliography - Volume II: English and European Languages (2000) are available online from DigitalCommons@UNO.