Located on the lower level of the Cochrane-Woods Library, the Nebraska United Methodist Historical Center/Archives was created in 1968 to preserve the history of United Methodism and its predecessors in Nebraska. The Center is open Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm; Wednesday, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm, and Friday, 12:00 - 3:00 pm.
The Historical Center serves as the official repository for the Archives of the Nebraska Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, a resource for local churches in the preparation and preservation of their history, and a museum featuring historical treasures of the church.
Individuals seeking historical information are encouraged to visit the Center; research assistance is available if necessary. There is a personal research fee of $20 per hour. Photocopies are 25 cents. Contact the Historical Center offices for researching and appointments.
Contact UM Historical Center director/archivist, Karrie Dvorak, at 402.465.2175 or kdvorak [at] umcneb.org for information and availability of research materials.