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Genealogy indexes

The Kansas Historical Society offers a number of indexes that can aid in tracing family history as well as other research projects. Explore these indexes:

Names - combining several different indexes of Kansas names

Places - including counties, townships, dead towns, post offices, cemeteries

Newspapers - searchable list of newspaper holdings--on microfilm and online--by city, county, publication date

County records - a list of the county records available on microfilm

Military - index to records from the Civil War to post World War II

Catalogs, guides and indexes - other helpful links to our resources