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Revision as of 21:08, 20 September 2012

Kansas State Historical Society
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  reference@kshs.org

Address:[2]

6425 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka KS 66615-1099

Telephone:[2]  785-272-8681 ; Fax 785-272-8682 ; TTY 785-272-8681

Hours and holidays:[3]  Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed state holidays, please check our calendar. No entrance fee.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[3]


  • Take exit 356/Wanamaker Road on I-70 in western Topeka (map at right). Turn north, enter the roundabout, and follow the signs directing you west for about 1 mile. We are surrounded by prairie and woodlands on 80 acres.
  • Printable Map
  • Public transportation is available through Topeka Transit via the #5 West 6th or #7 Huntoon purple routes, Social Security stop. NOTE: Requires walking and service is limited.


Internet sites and databases:

  • Kansas Historical Society Internet site: about, visit, research and genealogy, interact, educate, preserve, government, partnerships, and shop.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[4] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[5]}

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Kansas State Historical Society, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. Ask a Research Question at Kansas Historical Society (accessed 13 September 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Contact Us at Kansas Historical Society (accessed 13 September 2012).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Plan Your Visit at Kansas Historical Society (accessed 13 September 2012).
  4. Source 2.
  5. Source 3.