Great news has arrived from the Nebraska State Historical Society!
The library and archives in Lincoln has been closed doing the building renovation and will reopen March 9, 2010!
Check the society's website for updated Information. Regular Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-12 a.m., 1-4 p.m. & Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed on State Holidays)
The Library has the largest collection of Nebraska state and local histories including Nebraska atlases, plat books, flat maps, city directories and phonebooks. Most of these titles are not available on the Web.
They have over 3000 genealogies/family histories collected during our 131-year history. We have a general collection of non-Nebraska genealogy guides and histories from other states. Again, many may not be available on the Web and you can use them right here in Lincoln.
The microfilm collection includes the largest collection of Nebraska newspapers in the state. Check out the online Nebraska
Contact the staff about the Nebraska Statewide Cemetery Registry and cemetery tombstone transcriptions in the Library.
Government Records at the NSHS include various federal, state, and county records used in family research.