Sunday, July 22, 2012

Newspapers at Midwest Historical & Genealogical Society

MHGS has some old newspaper for which a permanent home is needed. If interested contact the library on Tuesday or Saturday between 9 a.m and 4 p.m. 316 264-3611 or e-mail
Available are:
The London Times April thru June 1854; July thru Aug 1855; April and June 1868; Jan thru March 1873; July thru Sept 1875; Oct thru Dec 1882; Oct 1883; Sept thru Oct 1913; March, Sept thru Nov 1919; April 1933
The Scotsman (not sure where that's from) Jan thru June 1870
The New York Ledger Jan thru Dec 1861
The New York Times July thru Aug 1868
The Dallas Morning News Nov 1 thru Nov 30 1925

Kansas State Historical Society partners with Ancestry

Kansas State Historical Society has announced a partnership with that will allow individuals with a valid Kansas driver's license free access to more than 8 million Kansas records on the popular family history web site. Users can access Kansas State Census Records from 1865-1925 (years ending in "5"), Civil War Enlistment Papers of Kansas volunteer Regiments (1862, 1863, 1868), Russell County Vital and Probate Records, selected World War I manuscripts and the United Spanish-American War Veterans certificates collection. Users visit and enter their name, date of birth, and Kansas driver's license number. the number is authenticated, and the user is directed to