Historical Records Statement
Materials and records in the Archives & Special Collections are historical in nature. They may contain stereotypes, such as those related to race, ethnicity, and gender, and other language and imagery that are inappropriate by today's standards.
Materials and records are retained in order to fully represent the historical record and are presented in their original format, without context, for research in person or through online access. The materials and records are made accessible without endorsing any historical viewpoints.
Archives & Special Collections is guided by their mission, the University Libraries diversity mission statement and the commitment to anti-racism. Archives & Special Collections is also guided by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln core values and beliefs on diversity and inclusion, the Journey Toward Anti-Racism and Racial Equity, and the core values of the Society of American Archivists.