A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans
Transcription of this history is a project that has been in progress for several years by the students at Baxter Springs Middle School. Volumes 1 and 2 contain the history of Kansas. Volumes 3, 4, and 5 contain biographies of the people of Kansas. We have completed the transcribing of this 5 volume set, over 2700 pages.
Links and resources for doing your genealogy in Kansas.
Kansas State Historical Society
Since 1905 the Kansas State Historical Society has served as the state archives. State archives holdings include the inactive unpublished records of state government with enduring value. These records document the workings of state government. The state archives also collects local records from Kansas counties and towns and is cooperating with the Genealogical Society of Utah in filming local government records. This microfilm is available in research room and through the LDS Family History Center system.
Office of Vital Statistics
The Office of Vital Statistics receives, preserves, and issues certified copies of vital records (births, deaths, marriages, and marriage dissolutions) to authorized individuals.