National Archives at Kansas City

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:*North Dakota
 
:*North Dakota
 
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====What Is There To Do at the Archives?====
 
:*Explore our exhibit galleries
 
:*Explore our exhibit galleries
 
:*Watch Democracy Starts Here (11 min film)
 
:*Watch Democracy Starts Here (11 min film)
 
:*Research your family history
 
:*Research your family history
 
:*Attend a genealogy workshop, author lecture, or film series
 
:*Attend a genealogy workshop, author lecture, or film series
*Our Research Rooms
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====Research Rooms====
 
:*Genealogists
 
:*Genealogists
 
:*Teachers
 
:*Teachers
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:*Attorneys
 
:*Attorneys
 
:*Film Makers
 
:*Film Makers
*A Few of Our Treasures . . .
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====A Few of the Treasures at the Kansas City Archives====
 
:*Leavenworth Penitentiary inmate files and mugshots
 
:*Leavenworth Penitentiary inmate files and mugshots
 
:*Naturalization records
 
:*Naturalization records
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:*Federal land records
 
:*Federal land records
 
:*Bureau of Indian Affairs records
 
:*Bureau of Indian Affairs records
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====Naturalization Records====
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:*o central index exists
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:*Records of naturalizations in Federal Courts are at the National Archives
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:*Many indexes are posted on website
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====Federal Land Records====
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:*Cancelled land entry files for some Kansas and Nebraska land offices (early 1900s)
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:*Kansas and Missouri land tract books
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:*Some Kansas land office records
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====Bureau of Indian Affairs====
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:*Records vary widely in date range and content
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:*Name indexes do not exist for most series
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:*Extensive finding aids have been created by staff to assist researchers
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==What You Won’t Find at the National Archives==
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:*Birth, marriage, and death records
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:*Wills & probate records
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:*Newspapers
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:*Family histories
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:*County court records
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:*Church records
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==Questions?==
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:*Main tel. 816-268-8000
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:*Email: kansascity.archives@nara.gov
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:*Research Rooms: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday; Exhibits: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday
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:*Closed on Mondays and all Federal holidays
  
 
===Links===
 
===Links===
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/ National Archives at Kansas City]
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/ National Archives at Kansas City]

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Contents

Historical Background

  • The Archives preserves the permanent records of the Federal Government for the people of the United States.
  • The National Archives at Kansas City is one of 13 regional branches of the National Archives.
  • We hold records created by field offices of agencies in our region.
  • In the Stacks: Records from
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota

What Is There To Do at the Archives?

  • Explore our exhibit galleries
  • Watch Democracy Starts Here (11 min film)
  • Research your family history
  • Attend a genealogy workshop, author lecture, or film series

Research Rooms

  • Genealogists
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Authors
  • Historians
  • Attorneys
  • Film Makers

A Few of the Treasures at the Kansas City Archives

  • Leavenworth Penitentiary inmate files and mugshots
  • Naturalization records
  • Federal court records
  • Federal land records
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs records

Naturalization Records

  • o central index exists
  • Records of naturalizations in Federal Courts are at the National Archives
  • Many indexes are posted on website

Federal Land Records

  • Cancelled land entry files for some Kansas and Nebraska land offices (early 1900s)
  • Kansas and Missouri land tract books
  • Some Kansas land office records

Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • Records vary widely in date range and content
  • Name indexes do not exist for most series
  • Extensive finding aids have been created by staff to assist researchers

What You Won’t Find at the National Archives

  • Birth, marriage, and death records
  • Wills & probate records
  • Newspapers
  • Family histories
  • County court records
  • Church records

Questions?

  • Main tel. 816-268-8000
  • Email: kansascity.archives@nara.gov
  • Research Rooms: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday; Exhibits: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday
  • Closed on Mondays and all Federal holidays

Links