The Northeastern Nevada Historical Society, which owns and operates the museum, also houses a large collection of historical archives and a 4,000 volume library. ┬áThe staff maintains and preserves more than 50,000 photos, newspapers dating back to 1869, documents, local government records, and maps. The Archives Department at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, the best place in the area to do research, is open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday.