-about 20,000 cubic feet of paper records
-close to 100,000 rolls of microfilm
-from the smallest village to the largest federal agency
-1854 to the present
-available for research in the Reference Room with advance notice
The Nebraska legislature designated the Nebraska State Historical Society as official custodian of all state and local government records of historical value in 1905. NSHS was designated the state archives in 1969.