Research

Barton P. Cohen Research Library & Archive 

If you are interested in researching a topic within Wyandotte County history, please complete a research request form and contact staff to set up an appointment to ensure that we can assist you at the time of your visit. Before your visit, please look over the rules and fees associated with our archives. You may also be able to locate valuable information in the indexes available below.

Research Request Form
Genealogy Research Request Form
Research Policy

Research Fees:
First 15 minutes of research assistance is free, $10 for each additional 15 minutes
$1 per copy, digital copies are free






New! Photograph Finding Aids

1903 Flood
1951 Flood
7th Street
18th Street
Argentine
Armourdale
Bonner Springs
Bottoms
Churches
Edwardsville
Fairfax
Lakes
Minnesota Ave
Parades
Quindaro
Rosedale
Schools
Welborn

Each of these finding aids is filtered by keyword. As a result, some searches may include more than one topic. To view any of these photographs or for more information, please email aloch@wycokck.org.  Please include the corresponding catalog numbers with your request.

New! Record Indexes
WPA - New Deal 

Birth Index  (incomplete)
Indexed Newspaper Announcements 1871 - 1964

Marriage Licenses Index
Indexed 1859 - 1921

Obituary Index
Indexed to 1993

Other Research Links
Ancestory.com for Kansas
Kansas Digital Newspapers
Kansas Building Surveys
Kansas Memory 
Kansas Room KCKPL
KSGen Web
Yearbooks KCK
Library of Congress Digital Resources
Transcription of Wyandotte County and Its People, Morgan 1911
Veterans History Project
Wyandotte County Sandborn Maps





Mount Hope
Oak Grove
Old Quindaro
Quindaro
Stoney Point
Westlawn
Woodlawn

New Combined Cemetery Index!
Sorted by Last Name 
Sorted by Cemetery
Includes Elm Park, Griffin, Huron, Oak Grove, Old Quindaro, Pleasant Ridge-Douglas, Prairie Township, Saylor, Shawnee Township, Woodlawn. 

Additional Cemetery Indexes
Grinter Chapel
Maywood
Mt Hope A-D, D-P, P-Z
Riverview
Stoney Point
White Church
Westlawn

Other Cemetery Resources
Highland Park - 913-371-0667
Memorial Park - 913-321-5100
Maple Hill - 913-262-6610
Chapel Hill - 913-334-3366
Find a Grave