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The Chase County Historical Society Museum and Library has a unique collection of local documents, photographs, and newspapers, many of which are unavailable elsewhere.   Researchers may contact the museum curator, Dawn Sisson, for further information about availabilities and research fees.

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      Helpful On-Line Resources

     

An introduction to available on-line resources, see https://ldsgenealogy.com. 

 

For Kansas history, we recommend Kansas Memory, arranged by the Kansas State Historical Society https://kansasmemory.org. 

Kansas residents have free access to

Newspapers.com https://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-digital-newspaper-program/16126.

Cemetery records https://findagrave.com

Kansas genealogy, http://ksgenweb.org.

Internet Archive offers free access to many books and articles about Kansas history   

https://archive.org.

  

Anna Arnold’s A History of Kansas (1914). Arnold was a Chase County teacher and superintendent of schools. 

https://archive.org/details/historyofkansas00arno 

William G. Cutler’s detailed History of the State of Kansas (1883) contains a chapter on Chase County.  It is available from the Kansas Collection, a collection of Kansas-oriented articles, books, and photographs.  https://kancoll.org.