The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Kansas State Historical Society. State Archives and Library
6425 SW 6th Avenue
Repository URL: http://www.kshs.org/portal_research
Repository code: khi
Repository description (CRHP): The KSHS holds the audio for the Brown v. Board of Education Oral History Project.
Repository description (extant): Since 1875 we have preserved the rich heritage of Kansas -- its people and their stories. We invite you to take advantage of our resources, whether you're a researcher, a teacher, a student, a genealogist, or a person interested in Kansas history.
From letters written by well-known figures such as John Brown or Carry Nation to records that bring your family's legacy to light, we have the most comprehensive collection of historical documents in the state. Don't have time to stop in for a visit? Discover Kansas Memory, where you can access thousands of our items electronically. Whether it's in person or via the Internet, discover your story at the Kansas Historical Society!
Items in the collection include photographs; letters, diaries, and other personal papers; Kansas newspapers; video, film, and sound recordings; books and periodicals; maps and architectural drawings; state government records such as governor's papers and state censuses; family history resources.
Repository Notes (CRHP): aka Kansas Historical Society. Open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday; closed Sundays, Mondays. The URL for Kansas Memory, the KSHS digital portal, is http://www.kansasmemory.org/.
Repository type: State Historical Society
Brown v. Topeka Board of Education oral history collection
Telling our story: a trolley tour of Atchison's African American historic sites