New database highlights Kansas history

The State Library of Kansas announces the creation of a unique historical database to commemorate Kansas’ 150th anniversary.

This digital archive documents the people, the places, the ideas, and the events of Kansas history years 1854-1865. The archive provides access to a wide variety of documents including personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books. Many of the sources included in this archive are not accessible anywhere else.

Click here to visit the database.

Also, as part of the 150th commemoration, the State Library released a list of the 150 “Best” Kansas Books. Click here for the complete list.

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