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The Kansas State Historical Society and the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas have extensive collections of biographical material, but there is no statewide biographical index.  
 
The Kansas State Historical Society and the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas have extensive collections of biographical material, but there is no statewide biographical index.  
  
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*The [http://www.kshs.org/research/collections/documents/personalpapers/findingaids/monroe_search.htm Lilla Day Monroe Collection] of Pioneer Stories  
 
*The [http://www.kshs.org/research/collections/documents/personalpapers/findingaids/monroe_search.htm Lilla Day Monroe Collection] of Pioneer Stories  
*[http://www.kshs.org/people/african_americans.htm Notable Kansans of African Descent]
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*[http://www.kansasmemory.org/ Kansas Memory], a new digital portal to names, events, and places of Kansas  
*[http://www.kshs.org/people/index.htm Notable Kansas People]
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*[http://www.kshs.org/portal_kansapedia Kansapedia ]is another site from the [http://www.kshs.org/ Kansas Historical Society] which includes biographical information on Kansas residents from many time periods and many walks of life.
*[http://www.kshs.org/people/women.htm Notable Kansas Women]
 
*A [http://www.kshs.org/portraits/index.htm Kansas Portrait]
 
*[http://www.kansasmemory.org/ Kansas Memory], a new digital portal to names, events, and places of Kansas
 
 
 
The Kansas Historical Society has a [http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/individuals/index.htm Biographical Names Index] which can be searched alphabetically or by Soundex.  
 
  
 
You may also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories of [[Kansas]]. Some representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
 
You may also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories of [[Kansas]]. Some representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
  
*''The United States Biographical Dictionary: Kansas''. Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri: S. Lewis & Co., 1879. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=102604&disp=The+United+States+biographical+dictionar%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library book 978.1 D3u; film 874388].)  
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*''The United States Biographical Dictionary: Kansas''. Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri: S. Lewis & Co., 1879. ({{FHL|102604|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 978.1 D3u; film 874388}}.)  
*''Kansas Pioneers''. Topeka, Kansas: Topeka Genealogical Society, 1976. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=173285&disp=Kansas+pioneers%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library book 978.1 D3t].)
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*''Kansas Pioneers''. Topeka, Kansas: Topeka Genealogical Society, 1976. ({{FHL|173285|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 978.1 D3t}}.)
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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The [http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/kc/ Kenneth Spencer Research Library] of the University of Kansas  
 
The [http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/kc/ Kenneth Spencer Research Library] of the University of Kansas  
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The Kansas State Historical Society and the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas have extensive collections of biographical material, but there is no statewide biographical index.

Several biographical collections are available online through the Kansas State Historical Society. Their online collections include:

You may also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories of Kansas. Some representative biographical encyclopedias are:

Web Sites

Kansas State Historical Society

The Kenneth Spencer Research Library of the University of Kansas