Location: Kansas Historical Society 6425 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66615 Phone: 785-272-8681 Web site: Kansas Historical Society Institution Type: Historical Society, Archive Collections Description: Revival of Route 66, Legal History Regions Covered: Route 66 in Kansas Type of Materials: Vertical Files Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Offices: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm State Archives: Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4:30pm (March-October); Wednesday-Saturday 9am-4:30pm (November-February) Kansas Museum of History: Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Catalogs and Finding Aids
Category Archives: Kansas Resources
Route 66 passes through Kansas for only 13 miles, but it remains an outstanding stretch of Route 66. Along with several roadside attractions such as the famous Eisler Brothers Old Riverton Store, Kansas has dedicated institutions that house historical documents, maps, and books regarding Route 66.
Location: 740 East Avenue Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Phone: (620) 856-2385 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mary Billington, Museum Director Web site: www.baxterspringsmuseum.org Institution Type: Museum COLLECTIONS Description: The Baxter Springs Heritage Center is a museum with archives and exhibits focused on Kansas and the tri-state area. They have significant collections on mining, historic sites, photographs, early settlement, and Route 66. The Center works with students, educators, community groups, tourism authorities, and others to document the vital history of the southeastern Kansas.