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Lancaster Co.
NEGenWeb Project

Places to Write to for Records


State Vital Records
If you have questions, contact:
Phone: (402) 471-2871

Denton Community Historical Society
P.O. Box 405
Denton, NE 68339

Lancaster County Courthouse
555 S. 10th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-441-7481

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogy Society
Post Office Box 30055
Lincoln, NE 68503

Places to Visit & Do Research

Family History Center 
3100 Old Cheney Road 68516

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints operates the Center, but all researchers are welcome. Access is provided through the main library in Salt Lake City, Utah, to the most extensive collection of genealogical records in the world, and these are usually available on microfilm for a nominal rental fee. Access is also provided to several LDS-developed databases which have millions of names. When planning to visit and use their computers, please call ahead to reserve a computer.

Catholic Chancery Office, Diocese of Lincoln
Sister Kathryn Maney, Historian
3400 Sheridan Blvd.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506
This office has biographies and histories to the parishes in the Diocese of Lincoln, plus some early Catholic directories for the entire U. S. Limited use by the public.

Nebraska United Methodist Archives & History Center
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68504

Located on the lower level, Cochrane-Woods Library on the Nebraska Wesleyan University Campus. The Center has files relating to the United Methodist Clergy and churches (including predecessor denominations).


Lincoln City Library
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-441-8530

Nebraska State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5605
Lincoln, NE 68505

Nebraska State Historical Society
P.O. Box 82554
1500 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: 402-471-4783

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society Library
Union College Library
3800 So. 48th Street 68506 (402)486-2514
The Society's library has materials on Lancaster County and the city of Lincoln; some materials on other areas including exchange newsletter/quarterlies, etc.; several excellent general research guides, research guides to some specific topics and geographic areas, and other reference materials.

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
631 D Street, 68502 (402)474-3363

This collection includes special indexes and materials relating to Germans from Russia with Family History Cards and Obituary Cards on file in the Genealogical department. Limited use by the public.

This unique museum is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Germans who emigrated to Russia, then to the United States. The complex houses the society offices, archives and special displays. The Heritage Center comprises a summer kitchen, all-faiths chapel, store, blacksmith shop, railroad caboose and homes turned into exhibits.

Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Tours available 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. and noon Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and holidays. Special appointments are available.

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