|The Stuhr Museum
archives contain materials relating to the history of Hall County, central
Nebraska and the Great Plains, with special emphasis upon town building
and community development.
The Stuhr Museum
Research Department operates as a specialized, non-lending, closed-stack
library and archive. All materials listed below are to be used only
in the library under staff supervision.
relating to Hall County, Nebraska and the Great Plains
from area museums and historical organizations
Federal and State
Records. U.S. Land records; surveyors'
notes for Hall County; postal records; U.S. and Nebraska
census records (Hall County 1860, 1870,
1880, 1885, 1900,1910)
Hall County naturalization and probate records
Grand Island, 1870-1920; Cairo, 1907-36; Doniphan 1896-1925; Wood River
1895-1922, Nebraska Farmer 1859-1969. Also selected 19th century foreign
and telephone books. Grand Island and
Hall County from 1887 to present.
Official public records.
Hall County and city of Grand Island
Atlases and plat
books. Hall County and other Nebraska
Island, Hall County, Nebraska, United States, and foreign countries.
50,000 items including the 28,000 glass plate negatives of the Lumbard-Leschinsky
Personal and business records from Hall County.
Posters and broadsides.
Oral History tapes
Clippings, pamphlets, and documents pertaining to Hall County, Grand Island,
Including over 2500 files on area families.
In giving visitors permission
to copy, to quote from, or to publish manuscripts or photographic
images form its collections, Stuhr Museum does not surrender
its rights to print or otherwise reproduce these materials.
Researchers assume responsibility for use of the material, including
infringement of copyright laws or other ownership rights in
the material form the Museum's holdings.
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To contact us:
Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
3133 West Highway 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-1505
(308) 385-5316 fax: (308)
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