Nevada Archives, Libraries, and Societies

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This entry was originally written by Nell Sachse Woodard and Dwight A. Radford for Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.

This article is part of
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the Nevada Family History Research series.
History of Nevada
Nevada Vital Records
Census Records for Nevada
Background Sources for Nevada
Nevada Maps
Nevada Land Records
Nevada Probate Records
Nevada Court Records
Nevada Tax Records
Nevada Cemetery Records
Nevada Church Records
Nevada Military Records
Nevada Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections
Nevada Archives, Libraries, and Societies
Ethnic Groups of Nevada
Nevada County Resources
Map of Nevada

Nevada State Library and Archives

401 N. Stewart St.
Carson City, NV 89701

This institution includes the state’s library and archives, each with good research collections, although the archives concerns itself with statewide oriented research material. A library directory for the state can be found on its website under “Nevada Library Directory and Statistics.”

Nevada Historical Society

1650 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89503

University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries

4505 South Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Las Vegas Nevada Regional Family History Center

509 S. Ninth St. (no mail inquiries)
Las Vegas, NV 89101

A branch of the FHL, it is large enough to collect a variety of materials for research pertaining to Nevada.

Nevada State Genealogical Society

Box 20666
Reno, NV 89515-0666

Clark County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 1929
Las Vegas, NV 89125-4099

The largest county genealogical society in the state; it publishes The Prospector.