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Local Records Microfilm - Riley Co.

Kansas Historical Society


Riley County Courthouse, ManhattanBelow is an inventory of our local government records microfilm holdings for this county. In the interest of time, we have listed only inclusive dates and reel numbers (i.e. Marriage record, 1856-1920 [AR 2128-2131]). Contact the reference staff by phone (785-272-8681, ext. 116 or 117) or e-mail if you require a reel number that falls between the inclusive numbers listed. Please see our inter-library loan page for information on how to request loans to any public library.

Riley County

County Clerk

Contagious disease record, 1917-1921 [MF 767]

Marriage, birth, and death record, 1885-1886 [MF 767]

Vital statistics record, 1892-1909 [MF 767]

District & Probate Court

Accounts-administrators, 1896-1921 [MF 793]

Accounts-admin's and executors, 1881-1917 [MF 792]

Accounts-guardians, 1896-1918 [MF 789-790]

Civil appearance dockets, 1859-1921 [MF 1038; MF 780-782]

Civil journals, 1859-1918 [MF 783-788]

Divorce Records Index, 1856-1917 [MF 3360]

Divorce case files, 1859-1917 [MF 1438-1445]

Index to civil court, 1859-1927 [MF 1038]

Inventory and appraisements, 1880-1927 [MF 794-795]

Inventory and appraisementsûminor heirs, 1889-1942 [MF 790-791]

Letters and bonds-administrators, 1909-1931 [MF 788]

Letters and bonds-executors, 1897-1925 [MF 791]

Marriage record, 1856-1969 [MF 770-779; MF 1035-1037]

Naturalization Petitions for Military Personnel & Declarations of Intention, 1918-1920 [MF 3355-3360]

Naturalization Index, 1868-1881 [MF 3353]

Naturalization Declaration of Intention, 1870-1973 [MF 3353-3354]

Naturalization Declaration of Intention and Final Papers, 1859-1892 [MF 3353]

Naturalization Record, 1893-1903 [MF 3354]

Naturalization Final Record, 1903-1906 [MF 3354]

Naturalization Petition and Record, 1906-1943 [MF 3354-3355]

Probate Case Files Index, 1856-1939 [MF 3360]

Probate case files, 1857-1939 [MF 1445-1495; MF 2321-2341]

Probate journals, 1866-1919 [MF 798-801]

Probate record, 1875-1918 [MF 795-797]

Wills, record of, 1866-1921 [MF 768-770]

Register of Deeds

Deed index, 1857-1907 [MF 553-555]

Deed numerical index, 1858-1968 [MF 588-590]

Deeds, 1859-1902 [MF 557-588]

Military service discharge records, 1919-1953 [MF 593-595]
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Miscellaneous records, 1869-1902 [MF 591-593]

Mortgage index, 1859-1903 [MF 556-557]

Mortgages, 1859-1901 [MF 564-587]

Transcript deeds, Davis County to Riley County, 1858-1869 [MF 553-553]

Transcript deeds index, Davis County to Riley County, 1859-1880 [MF 552]

Transcript of lands, western land district, 1857-1870 [MF 552]

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Scholastic census and school annual reports, 1893-1908 [MF 595-599]

Treasurer Tax book, 1861 [LM 737]

Sunset Cemetery - Sexton

Cemetery Card Index, 1856-1998 [MF 3361]

Cemetery Cards, 1856-1998 [MF 3361-3366]

City of Manhattan

City commission minutes, 1987-1993 [AR 11855-11860]

City commission proceedings, 1857-1987 [AR 5395-5400]

Coroner's record, 1937-1949 [AR 5408]

General register of the sales of lots, 1855-1877 [MS 123]

Minutes of proceedings of the Manhattan Planning Board, 1975-1988 [AR 5416-5417]

Files pertaining to the downtown mall development project, ca. 1978-1988 [AR 5409-5412]

Files pertaining to the southern arerial development project, ca. 1978-1988 [AR 5412-5416]

Health officer's record of births, deaths, and contagious diseases, 1909-1911 [AR 5408]

Manhattan town association records, 1855-1877 [MS 123]

Ordinances, 1858-1993 [AR 5401-5407; AR 11855-11860]

Resolutions, 1973-1987, 1989-1993 [AR 5407-5408; AR 11855-11860]