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Sources for Student Research

Cool Things Podcast - get an insider's perspective through the stories related to interesting artifacts chosen by curators at the Kansas Museum of History

Cowboy Boots: The Kansas Story - includes information on cattle trails as well as  the history, folklore, and traditions that tie the creation of today's cowboy boot to Kansas

Historic Preservation Register Database - information about many local and regional Kansas people, places, and events can be found in preservation nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, the Register of Historic Kansas Places, and the National Historic Landmarks

Kansapedia - online encyclopedia containing thousands of Kansas related topics

Kansas Memory — digital archives of primary sources in the Kansas Historical Society collections

Kansas topics in Chronicling America - newspaper articles that relate to events in Kansas history, available online

Newspapers.com - gain access to Historical Society newspapers free of charge through our portal

Online Exhibits - explore virtual versions of some of our past exhibits

Subject Guides - guides for some of the collections available at KSHS

Traditions - A series of Kansas folk arts publications.