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State Orphans' Home Records

Index to individual case records for children and youths placed at the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home at Atchison (later the State Orphans' Home, the Youth Center at Atchison and finally the Atchison Juvenile Correctional Facility), generally covering from 1887 to 1976.

Fill in one or more of the following:

Surname: Given Name:
Use Soundex? [Soundex finds names that sound similar, although not spelled the same, as for example Turner, Terner, and Trimmer, or Watson and Whitson.]
Date Range (years): to
[Searches for children born or admitted within this range.]
File number:

Due to the sensitive nature of these records regarding children, entire case files are closed for at least 70 years after the file was created, by state law. For more information, see Access Policy for State Orphans' Home Records.