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| *The Kansas State Historical Society at http://www.kshs.org/ has several important facilities for genealogists. The Reference Library houses printed materials and the Department of Archives maintains original records of Kansas government jurisdictions, newspapers, and other historical documents. The Manuscript Department has unpublished papers, maps, and photographs.
Welcome to Kansas, The Sunflower State
The at Kansas State Historical Society holds one of the largest newspaper collections in the United States. They have almost every newspaper that was printed in Kansas (well over 61,000 volumes) and more than 12,000 out-of-state-volumes. These papers are in the Newspaper and Census Division, and many are on microfilm.
Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Arapahoe | Billings | Breckenridge | Buffalo | Calhoun | Davis | Dorn | Foote | Garfield | Godfrey | Howard | Hunter | Kansas | Lykins | Madison | McGee | Oro | Otoe | Richardson | Sequoyah | Shirley | St. John | Weller | Wise
- Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's Geographical Names Information System.
- David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
- The Kansas GenWeb Project has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger USGenWeb Project. The USGenWeb Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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