Home on the Range: Kansas Research Tips

Situated on the eastern edge of the Great Plains, Kansas served as a popular location for Native American tribes and early pioneers because of the excellent hunting, farming, and homesteading opportunities. Over time, Kansas land changed hands from Native tribes, to the United States, and finally to private citizens. Kansas also saw many historic events occur within its borders. This presentation will cover topics such as geography and history, maps and transportation, and major record types and repositories important to researching your Kansas ancestors.