Other KSHS publications
In addition to the current publications, the Kansas Historical Society has the following current and former issues.
These electronic publications are free of charge.
This free electronic newsletter is sent on a regular basis to subscribers and provides information about the Historical Society's events, sites, and services. Coupons and special offers are included.
This electronic newsletter is sent regularly during the school year to subscribers. The newsletter provides information about the Society's programs, materials, and services that are of use to teachers, educators, home schools, day care facilities, and leaders of youth service organizations.
These publications are still available through the Museum Store.
The Territorial Kansas Reader, edited by Virgil W. Dean, director for publications at the Kansas Historical Society, pulls together 22 of the most important essays and edited documents on the history of the era.
The Kansas Historical Society published a series of eight books on Kansas Forts, featuring Forts Dodge, Harker, Hays, Larned, Leavenworth, Riley, Scott, and Wallace. Each of the books features original cover art by Jerry Thomas of Manhattan. $8.95
Kansas teachers can find new curriculum materials for teaching about forts and the impact of the military on 19th century Kansas. Kansas Forts: Historical Documents in the Classroom consists of 22 lesson plans designed around primary source documents. Special emphasis is placed on the interaction between different racial and minority groups during these formative years of Kansas' history. $15
Teachers from across the state contributed ideas for this activity book on Kansas images. The worksheets and activities have been developed for use with children from preschool through second grade. $6.95
These issues are no longer published, however some back issues may be available through the Museum Store.
Published five times during the school year from 1997 - 2006, this magazine was written for a student audience.
Published quarterly from 1993 - 2006, this magazine provided a colorful view of Kansas history.
Published annually from 1875 - 1928, this publication had 17 volumes. The Kansas Historical Quarterly replaced the Kansas Historical Collections in 1931 with an additional 43 volumes. Publishing in book form ended in 1977 for a total of 60 volumes. In 1978, Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains continued the tradition in magazine form.
These are wonderful references for teaching multicultural activities in the classroom! Most include simple directions for crafts. View these publications in a PDF format, 10 topics, eight pages each.
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The Kansas Anthropologist is an annual journal of the Kansas Anthropological Association with editorial support from the Kansas Historical Society. The publication features scholarly articles in the fields of archeology, ethnography, ethnohistory, cultural/social anthropology, physical anthropology, etc.