Nebraska Archives, Libraries, and Societies
P.O. Box 82554
1500 R St.
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554
Resources of the society consist of the library, public records, manuscripts, moving images/sound, photographs, and reference. The holdings are described in various sections of this chapter. Many published and unpublished family histories and biographical accounts of Nebraskans in various formats are included. The website has extensive links to resources for the state.
Lincoln, NE 68505
County record source guides are published by the society along with its quarterly Nebraska Ancestree and newsletter. The society’s library is housed in the Beatrice Public Library.
Lue R. Spencer Genealogical Library,
Edith Abbott Memorial Library
2nd and Washington Streets
Grand Island, NE 68801
Holdings include DAR cemetery records of Nebraska and originals of Nebraska DAR Ancestors Registry.
631 D St.
Lincoln, NE 68502
The society’s collection includes special indexes, obituaries, and materials relating to Germans from Russia.
There are currently over forty-six genealogical societies and 150 historical societies operating in Nebraska. The Nebraska GenWeb Project website is an excellent resource for links to archives, libraries, and societies statewide. The “Nebraska Libraries Catalog” page on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln website provides access to academic libraries, public libraries, and other libraries throughout the state.