Historical Society Archives

The Adams County Historical Society maintains an extensive archive of photos and records chronicling the history of Adams County, Nebraska.

Records include a Newspaper index, Obituary index, Tombstone transcriptions from all cemeteries in the county, an index of Marriage Licenses, Naturalization Records, Hastings City Directories, Census Records, School Records, Church Records, and more.

For information on ordering archive research click the "Ordering Information" link on the menu at left.

For information on licensing one or more of our over 15,000 photos for publication, advertising, or other public use, click on "License Fee Schedule" on the menu.

Birth and death records in Nebraska begin in 1905.  They are available only from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Link to birth certificate ordering information. 

Link to death certificate ordering information.