Kansas State Archives and Libraries

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Kansas State Archives

The Kansas State Historical Society provides an archive of genealogical records such as: vital records, birth records, marriage records, death records, cemetery records, federal and state census records, old newspapers, local government records, military records, city and phone directories, land records and map, old photographs, and more...

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

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

Website: http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/index.htm

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Library

The Midwest Historical and Genealogical Library, located at 1203 North Main, Wichita, KS, is the largest Society owned library in the state. MHGS holdings include over 21,000 volumes and issues of books, magazines, manuscripts, collectionsand CD-ROMS. These are varied and include many items of genuine interest to the beginning genealogist as well as those farther along in their research.

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

Phone: (316) 264-3611

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

Selected LDS Family History Centers

The following family history centers in Kansas offer the most comprehensive genealogy resources, including census records, death records, family history records, obituaries, marriage records, vital records, court records, and various other public records.:

Independence Kansas
507 Mulberry
Independence, Kansas

(620) 331-7323

Kansas City Kansas
8616 Haskell
Kansas City, Kansas

(913) 299-2876


Topeka Kansas
2401 SW Kingsrow Road
Topeka, Kansas

(785) 271-6818

Olathe Kansas
15915 W. 143rd Street
Olathe, Kansas

(913) 829-1775

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