Our book collection can be found in our card catalog. A list of all books can be found by typing in “genealogy” under subject.

We do not check out our genealogy materials, but look ups can be done. Genealogy  how-to books  can be checked out. We also have a collection of databases.

A microfilm reader is available.  Hand copy only.


Nelson has copies of two different  county newspapers. The Nelson Gazette from May 8, 1884 to Feb. 26, 2004 and the Superior Express from March 1892 – Dec. 1929.


Nuckolls Country Cemetery Records thru 2003.
Nuckolls County Marriages records from 1872 – 2007.
There are other records in the collection.


HeritageQuest Online You can log on to HeritageQuest Online by going to NebraskAccess Check with the library for your password or use your Nebraska drivers license number. Sorry this is for Nebraska residents only.

Request can be mailed, e-mailed, or call the Library.
Nelson Public Library
10 West 3rd.
Nelson, NE 68961
or 402 225-7111


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