Portrait of Robert Spire

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Title

Portrait of Robert Spire

Subject

NU-OU Merger

Description

Portrait of Robert Spire (1925-1994), a Nebraska lawyer, human rights activist, and philanthropist. He served as a member of the University of Omaha Board of Regents from 1963 through 1968, when the University of Omaha merged with the University of Nebraska and became the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He was instrumental in establishing the School of Public Affairs and Community Service at UNO in 1972, and upgrading it to the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) in 1973. He also served as Nebraska Attorney General from 1985 until 1991, and special counsel and chief of staff to U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey from 1991 until 1992.

Creator

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Source

UNO Photograph Collection

Publisher

Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries

Date

circa 1980s

Relation

UNO Photograph Collection finding aid available at https://archives.nebraska.edu/repositories/4/resources/211

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

photographs
still image

Identifier

Portrait_Spire_Robert

Citation

University of Nebraska at Omaha, “Portrait of Robert Spire,” University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries Archives Online Exhibits, accessed December 16, 2019, https://uncl.omeka.net/items/show/407.

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