Fort Hays State University Forsyth Library

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Fort Hays State University Forsyth Library
Forsyth Library

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  refserv@fhsu.edu

Address:[1]

502 South Campus Drive
Hays KS 67601

Telephone:[1]  785-628-5283

Hours:[1]  Sun 1pm-12am, Mon-Thu 7:30am-12am, Fri 7:30am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm.

Google map:  FHSU Forsyth Library

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Their Western Collection includes western Kansas history, oral histories, a great genealogical collection from local genealogical and historical societies, and many denominational sources for Hutterites, Mennonites, Catholics, and Lutherans.[2]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Fort Hays State University Forsyth Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Lawrence, manuscripts, photographs, maps, histories, newspapers, periodicals, film and videotapes that document the "Kansas Experience" of pioneers, railroads, and American Indians.</ref> A depository for publications of Kansas and Douglas County.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Forsyth Library in Fort Hays State Universty (accessed 18 February 2016).
  2. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 47. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Book 973 J54d.
  3. Dollarhide and Bremer, 2.
  4. Dollarhide and Bremer, 67.
  5. Research Library in American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (accessed 3 February 2016).
  6. Amanda Wahlmeier, Orphan Train Research Center curator, orphantraindepot@gmail.com, 28 September 2012, e-mail to David Dilts, DiltsGD@familysearch.org.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 9th ed. (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 144. WorldCat 812163213; FHL Book 973 D27e 1999.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Alice Eichholz, ed., Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 235. Ancestry digital copy ($); WorldCat 55947869; FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  9. Dollarhide and Bremer, 47.
  10. Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Shawnee County (accessed 8 February 2016).
  11. Topeka Genealogical Society Library in Topeka Genealogical Society (accessed 4 February 2016).
  12. KDHE Office of Vital Statistics in Kansas Department of Health and Environment (accessed 4 February 2016).
  13. Midwest Genealogy Center in Mid-Continent Public Library (accessed 7 March 2014).
  14. Dollarhide and Bremer, 47 and 67.
  15. Special Collections in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 7 March 2014).