|Kansas Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
Online Resources[edit | edit source]
- U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 for Kansas ($)
- Kansas Memory, Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directories
- Southwestern business directory : including principal towns on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska.
- Kansas Online Historical Directories - listed by county
History[edit | edit source]
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Kansas.
Resources for Kansas Directories[edit | edit source]
Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]
The Kansas Historical Society research collections contain both published city directories and telephone books for the state of Kansas. Many of the directories have been microfilmed and can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
Kansas Historical Society search form
Directories Online[edit | edit source]
Ancestry.com ($) has Kansas directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
Kansas Memory has some Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directories available for the years 1878-1912.
The Family History Library[edit | edit source]
The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Kansas including:
Beginning on Family History Library film 1376961; fiche 6044015
|1959, 1964, 1972, 1975,
|Family History Library book 978.139/K1 E4p|
|1878, 1883, 1885||Family History Library book 978.186/W1 E4w|
|1918, 1942, 1910, etc.||Family History Library book 978.186/W1 E4p|
|1942||also on Family History Library film 1689397|
|1958, 1963, etc.||Family History Library book 978.186/W1 E4p|
To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- KANSAS, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
- KANSAS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
Websites[edit | edit source]
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
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