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, Cemetery index, an index of Marriage Licenses, Naturalization Records, Hastings City Directories, Census Records, School Records, Church Records, Business/Club/Organization Records and more.

For information on ordering archive research click on this link, Ordering Information

For information on licensing one or more of our over 22,000+ photos for publication, advertising, or other public use, click on this link, License Fee Schedule.

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.