Category Archives: Kansas Resources

Kansas Historical Society and State Archives

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

Baxter Springs Heritage Center

Location: 740 East Avenue Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Phone: (620) 856-2385 Email: Contact: Mary Billington, Museum Director Web site: 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.