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Resources for Kansas Newspapers
A useful guide to Kansas materials is History of Kansas Newspapers: 1854-1916 (Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Historical Society, 1916; Family History Library book 978.1 B3k; film 1036378).
Libraries and Archives
The Kansas State Historical Society holds one of the largest newspaper collections in the United States. They have almost every newspaper that was printed in Kansas (well over 61,000 volumes) and more than 12,000 out-of-state-volumes. These papers are in the Newspaper and Census Division, and many are on microfilm and available through interlibrary loan. The Family History Library has not collected copies of Kansas newspapers.
Kansas Historical Society search form
Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Kansas Research lists professional genealogists you can hire to obtain newspaper records.
The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections
Digital Issues Online
NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of Kansas newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.
Chronicling America has some historical issues for the state of Kansas online.
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