Swedish American: Kansas Archives

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Bethany College Archives

Serves the Central States Synod and the Augustana Heritage Association
Record of holdings include: Closed Church Archives for Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado
Conference and Synod Minutes
Other holdings
Phone: 785-227-3380 ext. 8342
Fax: 785-227-2860
E-mail: carsond@bethanylb.edu
Will do searches for fee.

Kansas State Historical Society

Kansas State Historical Society Archives
Center for Historical Society Archives
Reference Dept.
6425 SW Sixth Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66615-1099

Phone: (785) 272-8681, ext. 117

Website: http://www.kshs.org/  

McPherson County Old Mill Museum Archive

The Old Mill Museum Archive in Lindsborg, Kansas has a number of collections for McPherson County: Census records(also for Saline County), marriage records, divorce records, wills and probate records, cemetery records, church records on microfilm, naturalization records, school records, land records, tax records, newspapers, directories & phone books, maps, and some miscellaneous records.

McPherson County Old Mill Museum
120 Mill Street/P.O. Box 94
Lindsborg, Kansas 67456
Phone 785-227-3595
Email: info@oldmillmuseum.org
Website: www.oldmillmuseum.org  - click on Archives
Call ahead for appointment

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Library

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society
1203 North Main
Wichita, Kansas, 67201


Website: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/mhgs_library.htm  

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center

Although this center is not in Kansas, it has records (church records, newspapers, etc.)for Swedes in Kansas

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island IL 61201-2296

Website:  http://www.augustana.edu/swenson/index.htm

For the index to the Swedish Church Records of Kansas at the Swenson Center see website:   http://www.augustana.edu/swenson/SwedishAmericanChurchIndex/KS-MI.html
These records can be searched at the Swenson Center or they will do searches there for a fee.  These records are not available on interlibrary loan.

Regional Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church In America

The ELCA synodical and regional archives collect records relating to synods and congregations, including records from dissolved congregations. Some may also have records from early ELCA predecessor bodies.

Region 4 (Central States Synod) of the ELCA for Kansas and Missouri

For the Central States Synod, the archives are located at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, which had been the traditional location of the archives of the former Augustana Kansas Conference and its successors. 

Bethany College Archives
Wallerstedt Library
335 E. Swensson Street
Lindsborg , Kansas 67456-1897
(785) 227-3380, Ext. 8342
Fax: 785-227-2860
Archivist E-mail: carsond@bethanylb.edu