Since 1875 the Kansas Historical Society has preserved the rich heritage of Kansas – its people and their stories. We invite you to take advantage of our resources, whether you’re a researcher, a teacher, a student, a genealogist, or a person interested in Kansas history.
From letters written by well-known figures such as John Brown or Carry Nation to records that bring your family’s legacy to light, we have the most comprehensive collection of historical documents in the state. Don’t have time to stop in for a visit? Discover Kansas Memory, where you can access thousands of our items electronically. Whether it’s in person or via the Internet, discover your story at the Kansas Historical Society!
Remembering 1916 – Online exhibition featuring a host of material from personal inherited reminiscences of the 1916 Rising and its aftermath that are in the care of the National Folklore Collection. Find out more here