Kansas Room

The Kansas Room is temporarily closed.


The Kansas Room contains historic and genealogical materials for the Leavenworth area and the state of Kansas.

Kansas Room Vertical File Contains news clipping, pamphlets and other information on on Leavenworth and Kansas historical figures and events.

Map Collection Historical and recent maps of Leavenworth city and county and the state of Kansas.

Microfilm The Leavenworth Times is available from 1857 to the present. Census records, city directories, land, divorce, marriage, and naturalization records along with other historic documents are also available. Inquire at Reference desk. Microfilm does not check out.

Photograph Collection Historic photographs of Leavenworth people, businesses and events. Johnny and Annie Johnston Collection containing several thousand images.

Ancestry – Library Edition access available only within the Library Ancestry Library Edition grants access to records and documents but does not offer some of the custom tools, like creating and linking family trees, available in a personal subscription. What Is The Difference Between Ancestry.com And Ancestry Library Edition

Heritage Quest Home access requires a State of Kansas Library e-Card, available for free at the Library’s Reference desk.

Additional Genealogical and Historical Resources

For more information about the Kansas Room resources, contact reference at (913) 682-5666 ext. 2100 or [email protected].