Columbus Nebraska Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
Location Map: Location on Google Map
Address: 4400 33rd St Columbus, NE 68601
- Located at the southeast corner of the building.
- Language: English
- 2nd Wednesday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- 2nd and 4th Sunday: 1:30pm - 4:00 pm
- or by appointment: 402-317-9616
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.
Calendar and Events
Staff Training Meetings
- Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
- Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
- Book Collection: --
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Hardware and Equipment
- Computers, Microfilm Reader, Printer
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Local resources include the Platte County Courthouse located in downtown Columbus, the local public Columbus Library and the local genealogy society, the Platte Valley Kin Seekers. See links below.
- Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
Volunteer at the Center
Please contact this family history center for more information on volunteer work.