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Johnson County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Johnson County highlighted.Amos Family Funeral Home. The Amos Family Presents Charles Goslin's Shawnee. Shawnee Mission, KS: Author, 1976. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 5).

Ashlock-Lonstreth, Dot. De Soto, Kansas is 100 Years Old, 1857-1957. N.p.: Author, 1957. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1/no. 2).

Bailes, Kendall E. From Hunting Ground to Suburb: A History of Merriam, Kansas. Merriam, KS: Mission Press, 1956. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.1/no. 4).

Barnes, Elizabeth E. "Baseball in the Local Area/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Mar. 19 & 26, 1959. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "(Beginning of Statehood)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 10, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "Corinth Community the Church/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Mar. 5, 1959. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "Corinth Community School/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 14, 1959. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "C.V. McLeod Recalls Early Merriam Days/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Feb. 5, 1959. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "(Distinguished Visitors)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 31, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "Early Trappers & Traders/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 15, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "(First Indian Mission)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 5, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

Johnson County Fair poster, 1889________. "(Fred W. Stolte, Jr., Recalls Early Days)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Feb. 7, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7116).

________. "Gardner One-Hundred Years Old/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Sept. 19, 1957. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7116).

________. Historic Johnson County: A Bird's Eye View of the Development of the Area. Shawnee Mission, KS: Neff Printing, 1969. (K/978.1/-J63/B261).

________. "History of Oxford & New Santa Fe/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Aug. 6 & 13, 1959. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. (Hotel Olathe)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Feb. 28 & Mar. 7, 1957. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7116).

________. "(Lifelong Resident Recalls Early Mission Township Days)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Nov. 6, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "Lone Elm Camping Ground/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Apr. 14, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Merriam Postoffice/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 2, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Mission No. 2 Fire Department/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 28, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Oregon Trail/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 29, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "Our Volunteer Firemen--Lake Quivira/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 16, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Our Volunteer Firemen--Lenexa/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 23, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Our Volunteer Firemen--Merriam/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 14, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Our Volunteer Firemen--Mission No. 1/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 7, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Our Volunteer Firemen--Shawnee/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 30, 1955. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 736).

________. "Santa Fe Trade Based in Northeast Johnson County/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30 & May 7, 1959. [5 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "Santa Fe Trail/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 22, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "(Shawnee Bank to Observe 50th Anniversary)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. Sept. 25, 1958. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: NP 7117).

________. "(The Shawnee Baptist Mission)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 19, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "(The Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School)/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 12, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "The Shawnee Quaker Mission/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. June 26, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

________. "Wagons & Stage Coaches Used On the Plains/Historic Johnson County." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. July 17, 1952. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 732).

"Black Bob Reservation Provided Early Indian Camping Grounds," Olathe Mirror. Aug. 31, 1933. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: 0 857).

Blair, Ed. History of Johnson County, Kansas. Lawrence, KS: Standard Publishing Co., 1915. (K/978.1/-J63/B57).

Blue Valley High School. The Settlement of the Stanley Area. Stanley, KS: Author, 1978. (K/978.1/-J63/St25).

Brooks, Elizabeth. History of Mission & Northeast Johnson County. Mission, KS: Historic Old Mission Enthusiasts, 1992. (K/978.1/-J63/B791).

Chesbro, Jack. "The Story of Camp Gardner." Gardner Gazette. July 31, 1935. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: G 1138).

The City of Mission, Kansas: 50 years of progress. Prairie Village, Kan.: Joe Vaughan Associates, 2003. (K/978.1/-J63/M691c).

The City of Westwood, Kansas: 50 years of progress. Prairie Village, Kan.: Joe Vaughan Associates, 1999. (K/978.1/-J63/W529)

Clark, Vic R. "History of Quivira." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 13, 1948. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 726).

Committee of the Spring Hill United Methodist Church. A History of Spring Hill, Kansas, 1857-1983. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Sp82).

Coppock, Thomas J. Prairie School District 44. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Mss.).

A view of the busy De Soto Creamery in De Soto, between 1900 and 1919.Culp, Cecile. The History of DeSoto, Kansas. (2 vols.). DeSoto, KS: Author, 1987. (K/978.1/-J63/D467).

Enright, Robert J. Dr. John T. Barton's City Beautiful, Olathe, Kansas: Facts, Photos, Letters & Legends. Olathe, KS: R.E. Productions, 1988. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 14).

Fairhurst, James B., Mrs. "Merriam was Formerly Called Campbelltown." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 13, 1948. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 726).

The First 100 Years: A Brief Story of the Happenings which Comprise the History of Spring Hill, Kansas, 1857-1957. Spring Hill, KS: Spring Hill Centennial Committee, 1957. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

Gay, Margaret S. The History of Four Corners, Mount Pleasant, Johnson County, Kansas. N.p.: Author, 1976. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.2/no. 6).

Goslin, Charles. The Harkey House. Gardner, KS: Harkey House Historical Society, 1986. (K/978.1/-J63/Mss./no. 2).

Green, Charles R. Olathe Newspaper Clippings, 1913-1914. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/OL1g).

Grubb, Dawn. Prairie Village: Our Story. Prairie Village, KS: City of Prairie Village, 2002. (K/978.1/-J63/P884).

Hodges, Frank. "Some Accurate Johnson County History." [Olathe] Johnson County Democrat (2nd). Sept. 9, 1937. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 835).

Hodges Bros. Celebrating Our Golden Anniversary in Business, 1889-1939. Olathe, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1/no. 8).

Holder, Jack J., Jr. Lake Quivira, Kansas: The First Fifty Years. N.p.: Author, 1978. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1/no. 12).

Johnson County Bi-Centennial Commission. Johnson County, Kansas, 1776-1976: Its History in Paintings & Prose. N.p.: Author, 1975. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 3).

Johnson County Community College. Student Papers in Local History. Overland Park, KS: Author, 1986. (K/978.1/-J63/J63s).

Johnson County Old Settlers Association. Early Days in Johnson County. N.p.: Author, 1942. (K/978.1/-J63/J63).

Johnson, Virginia A. Gardner: Where the Trails Divide. Gardner, KS: Gardner Centennial Committee, 1957. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1/ no. 5).

Kansas State Historical Society. Johnson County Clippings, 1877-1999. (8 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Clipp./v.1-8).

Lee, James C. The Overland Park Story. N.p.: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.1/no. 11).

Lenexa Jaycees. Lenexa, Kansas, Centenniel: Frontier Days. Lenexa, KS: Author, 1969. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 4).

Lowe, Allison E. Ocheltaree Memoirs. N.p.: Author, 1978. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.2/no. 7).

Mahaffie Farmstead & Stagecoach Stop. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.3)

Marquette, Deanna. The First Fity Years in Morse, Johnson County, Kansas. Overland Park, KS: Johnson County Community College, 1984. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 9).

Mickey, F.S., ed. Souvenir Book of Olathe & Johnson County, Kansas. Olathe, KS: Olathe Mirror, 1908. (K/978.1/-J63/OL1s).

Miller, Ernie W. "Olathe, County Seat, Dates Back to 1857." [Overland Park] Johnson County Herald. May 13, 1948. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: O 726).

Newspaper Clippings of Tobners Park on Woodland Avenue. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Mss.).

View of the main hanger, operations tower, and other facilities at the Naval Air Station in Olathe, 1950s.  A Navy airplane is shown in flight.Olathe Centennial. Olathe "The City Beautiful" Centennial: "Arrows to Atoms", 1857-1957. Baldwin, KS: Baldwin Ledger, 1957. (K/978.1/-J63/OL1).

Old Settlers' Association. Old Settlers' Association of Johnson County, Kansas, Tenth Annual Meeting. Olathe, KS: Author, 1907. (K/978.1/-J63/ Pam.v.1/no. 1).

Overland Park Community Development Dept. History of Overland Park. Overland Park, KS: Author, 1979. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/ no. 8).

Peer, Glenn, ed. History of Edgerton, Kansas. Gardner, KS: Prairie Printing, 1983. (K/978.1/-J63/Ed36).

Porter, Edgar A. Prairie School in Ye Olden Days. N.p.: Author, 1952. (K/978.1/-J63/Mss.).

Quivira Development Co. The Quivira News, Feb. 15, 1928-Sept., 1930. Kansas City, MO: Author, 1928-1930. (K/978.1/-J63/Qu49).

Redpath, Frank M. A Brief Historical Sketch of the F.M. Redpath Farm. N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Mss.).

Rice, Edwin L. My Memories of Prairie Center. N.p.: Author, 1975. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 2).

Roy, Jerry C. Johnson County, Kansas: A Brief Historical Sketch. N.p.: Johnson County Library, 1985. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 10).

"Second Section Old Settler's Edition," [Olathe] Johnson County Democrat. Aug. 31, 1933. [6 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 833).

Shawnee: "The Gateway of Kansas". N.p.: n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.1 /no. 7).

Shelton, Robert E., ed. Town: Pictorial Kansas City. Kansas City, MO: Author, 1948. (K/978.1/-J63/T66).

Strang Land Company. A Home on Overland Turnpike. Kansas City, MO: Bishop Press, n.d. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 13).

Tebbe, Anita M. The Community of Aubry-Stilwell. N.p.: Author, 1980. (K/978.1/-J63/Au18).

Thomas, Christopher Y. City of Mission Hills, Kansas: The City Builds a Town Hall. Shawnee Mission, KS: Author, 1974. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/ no. 1).

Voigts, Madelyn. Mission Hills: Reflections on the Past & Present. Kansas City, MO: Lowell Press, 1987. (K/978.1/-J63/Pam.v.2/no. 15).

"Your Yesterdays," Olathe Mirror. Mar. 29, Apr. 5 & 12, 1934. [3 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: O 857).