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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.  
 
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 [[Portal:Kansas|Kansas]]. Some representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
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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].)  
 
*''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 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:

The Kansas Historical Society has a 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:

Web Sites

Kansas State Historical Society

The Kenneth Spencer Research Library of the University of Kansas