Kirk Naylor Papers

The Kirk Naylor Papers are comprised of materials gathered by University of Omaha President Kirk Naylor (later University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor). Materials in the collection date from 1932 through 1991, with the majority from 1966 through 1971. The physical collection includes four scrapbooks of news, correspondence, pictures, and other material. Each scrapbook has a different theme: 1) General Documents, 1966-1971; 2) Acting President - OU Financial Crisis - OU/NU Merger Related Documents, 1966-1967; 3) OU/NU Merger Related Documents, 1967-1968; and 4) "UNO 54" BLAC (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) Sit-In Related Documents, 1969-1970. The physical collection also includes an assortment of biographical information, photographs, correspondence, certificates, news clippings, newsletter articles, and political cartoons (original artwork) relating to Naylor's time at OU and UNO, along with his personal educational documents, including his Master's and Doctorate, both from the University of Kansas, 1947 and 1952 respectively; University of Kansas commencement bulletin, 1952; State of Kansas School Administrator's Life Certificate, 1950; McPherson College Class of 1941 Alumni Certificate; Kansas Public Schools Diploma, 1932; and Covert Rural High School Diploma, 1936.

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