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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and the Department of Archives maintains original records of Kansas government jurisdictions, newspapers, and other historical documents. The Manuscript Department has unpublished papers, maps, and photographs.
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* The [http://www.kansasmemory.org/ Kansas Historical Society] announced the launch of Kansas Memory, an ongoing digital project. This online site will feature the largest collection of photographs and manuscripts from Kansas history.
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* Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Kansas were the Methodist-Episcopal, Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, and Disciples of Christ. Read more about the availability of church records in the [[Kansas Church Records]] article.
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=== Welcome to Kansas, The Sunflower State  ===
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== Featured Content  ==
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The at [http://www.kshs.org/ Kansas State Historical Society] holds one of the largest newspaper collections in the United States. They have almost every newspaper that was printed in [[Portal:Kansas|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.
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== Counties  ==
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*[[Allen County, Kansas|Allen]]
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*[[Anderson County, Kansas|Anderson]]
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*[[Atchison County, Kansas|Atchison]]
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*[[Barber County, Kansas|Barber]]
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*[[Barton County, Kansas|Barton]]
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*[[Bourbon County, Kansas|Bourbon]]
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*[[Brown County, Kansas|Brown]]
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*[[Butler County, Kansas|Butler]]
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*[[Chase County, Kansas|Chase]]
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*[[Chautauqua County, Kansas|Chautauqua]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Kansas|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cheyenne County, Kansas|Cheyenne]]
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*[[Clark County, Kansas|Clark]]
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*[[Clay County, Kansas|Clay]]
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*[[Cloud County, Kansas|Cloud]]
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*[[Coffey County, Kansas|Coffey]]
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*[[Comanche County, Kansas|Comanche]]
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*[[Cowley County, Kansas|Cowley]]
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*[[Crawford County, Kansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Decatur County, Kansas|Decatur]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Kansas|Dickinson]]
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*[[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan]]
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*[[Douglas County, Kansas|Douglas]]
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*[[Edwards County, Kansas|Edwards]]
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*[[Elk County, Kansas|Elk]]
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*[[Ellis County, Kansas|Ellis]]
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*[[Ellsworth County, Kansas|Ellsworth]]
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*[[Finney County, Kansas|Finney]]
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*[[Ford County, Kansas|Ford]]
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*[[Franklin County, Kansas|Franklin]]
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*[[Geary County, Kansas|Geary]]
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*[[Gove County, Kansas|Gove]]
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*[[Graham County, Kansas|Graham]]
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*[[Grant County, Kansas|Grant]]
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*[[Gray County, Kansas|Gray]]
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*[[Greeley County, Kansas|Greeley]]
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*[[Greenwood County, Kansas|Greenwood]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Kansas|Hamilton]]
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*[[Harper County, Kansas|Harper]]
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*[[Harvey County, Kansas|Harvey]]
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*[[Haskell County, Kansas|Haskell]]
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*[[Hodgeman County, Kansas|Hodgeman]]
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*[[Jackson County, Kansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Kansas|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jewell County, Kansas|Jewell]]
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*[[Johnson County, Kansas|Johnson]]
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*[[Kearny County, Kansas|Kearny]]
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*[[Kingman County, Kansas|Kingman]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Kansas|Kiowa]]
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*[[Labette County, Kansas|Labette]]
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*[[Lane County, Kansas|Lane]]
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*[[Leavenworth County, Kansas|Leavenworth]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Kansas|Lincoln]]
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*[[Linn County, Kansas|Linn]]
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*[[Logan County, Kansas|Logan]]
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*[[Lyon County, Kansas|Lyon]]
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*[[Marion County, Kansas|Marion]]
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*[[Marshall County, Kansas|Marshall]]
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*[[McPherson County, Kansas|McPherson]]
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*[[Meade County, Kansas|Meade]]
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*[[Miami County, Kansas|Miami]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Kansas|Mitchell]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Kansas|Montgomery]]
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*[[Morris County, Kansas|Morris]]
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*[[Morton County, Kansas|Morton]]
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*[[Nemaha County, Kansas|Nemaha]]
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*[[Neosho County, Kansas|Neosho]]
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*[[Ness County, Kansas|Ness]]
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*[[Norton County, Kansas|Norton]]
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*[[Osage County, Kansas|Osage]]
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*[[Osborne County, Kansas|Osborne]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Kansas|Ottawa]]
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*[[Pawnee County, Kansas|Pawnee]]
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*[[Phillips County, Kansas|Phillips]]
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*[[Pottawatomie County, Kansas|Pottawatomie]]
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*[[Pratt County, Kansas|Pratt]]
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*[[Rawlins County, Kansas|Rawlins]]
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*[[Reno County, Kansas|Reno]]
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*[[Republic County, Kansas|Republic]]
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*[[Rice County, Kansas|Rice]]
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*[[Riley County, Kansas|Riley]]
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*[[Rooks County, Kansas|Rooks]]
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*[[Rush County, Kansas|Rush]]
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*[[Russell County, Kansas|Russell]]
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*[[Saline County, Kansas|Saline]]
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*[[Scott County, Kansas|Scott]]
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*[[Sedgwick County, Kansas|Sedgwick]]
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*[[Seward County, Kansas|Seward]]
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*[[Shawnee County, Kansas|Shawnee]]
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*[[Sheridan County, Kansas|Sheridan]]
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*[[Sherman County, Kansas|Sherman]]
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*[[Smith County, Kansas|Smith]]
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*[[Stafford County, Kansas|Stafford]]
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*[[Stanton County, Kansas|Stanton]]
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*[[Stevens County, Kansas|Stevens]]
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*[[Sumner County, Kansas|Sumner]]
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*[[Thomas County, Kansas|Thomas]]
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*[[Trego County, Kansas|Trego]]
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*[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas|Wabaunsee]]
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*[[Wallace County, Kansas|Wallace]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington]]
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*[[Wichita County, Kansas|Wichita]]
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*[[Wilson County, Kansas|Wilson]]
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*[[Woodson County, Kansas|Woodson]]
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*[[Wyandotte County, Kansas|Wyandotte]]
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<br>Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Arapahoe, Kansas|Arapahoe]] | [[Billings County, Kansas|Billings]] | [[Breckenridge County, Kansas|Breckenridge]] | [[Buffalo County, Kansas|Buffalo]] | [[Calhoun County, Kansas|Calhoun]] | [[Davis County, Kansas|Davis]] | [[Dorn County, Kansas|Dorn]] | [[Foote County, Kansas|Foote]] | [[Garfield County, Kansas|Garfield]] | [[Godfrey County, Kansas|Godfrey]] | [[Howard County, Kansas|Howard]] | [[Hunter County, Kansas|Hunter]] | [[Kansas County, Kansas|Kansas]] | [[Lykins County, Kansas|Lykins]] | [[Madison County, Kansas|Madison]] | [[McGee County, Kansas|McGee]] | [[Oro County, Kansas|Oro]] | [[Otoe County, Kansas|Otoe]] | [[Richardson County, Kansas|Richardson]] | [[Sequoyah County, Kansas|Sequoyah]] | [[Shirley County, Kansas|Shirley]] | [[St. John County, Kansas|St. John]] | [[Weller County, Kansas|Weller]] | [[Wise County, Kansas|Wise]]
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== Research Tools  ==
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*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 [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Kansas/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/index1.html The Kansas GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb| USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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Welcome to Kansas, The Sunflower State

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Featured Content

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.


Counties


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


Research Tools


Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: