This collection consists of records of the Nebraska Weather Service and related agencies, arranged in six series: (1) Smithsonian Institute Reports, 1861, 1866-1875; (2) Signal Service, Weather Bureau Records, 1887-1893; (3) US Dept. of Ag., Weather Bureau Records, 1876-1933; (4) Nebraska Weather Service Bulletins, 1880-1893; (5) Original Voluntary Climatological Reports, 1878-1898, and (6) US Dept. of Commerce, Weather Bureau Records, 1956.
The bulk of this collection consists of records of climatological data obtained at numerous locations in Nebraska, but primarily at Lincoln, Plattsmouth, Crete, and Kearney, 1861-1955. Included are records of temperatures, precipitation, degree of clo