The field book links, denoted by number, found on the following pages will access PDF files of the bound General Land Office field books archived in the Nebraska State Surveyor’s Office. The size of each PDF file varies based upon page count and page file size. As a rule the average size of the PDF files is approximately 100MB though some may approach 300MB. Please review the following suggestions for obtaining the PDF files relative to your connection speed.

  1. Left click the field book link to transparently download and open the PDF file into Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader. A very fast connection is recommended.
  2. Right click the field book link to save the PDF file to a location on your computer for future reference. This is the preferred method for most connections.
  3. Download from the ftp site. (ftp://ftp.sso.nebraska.gov/maps/fieldbooks)