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Kansas National Guard Records

This finding aid lists state records regarding the Kansas National Guard that are useful for genealogical research. Some archives material has been microfilmed. Most microfilm circulates through interlibrary loan, however, original documents do not. Please refer to the correspondence policy for information on how to request copies of original documents.

Archives materials not on microfilm should be requested on a call slip. Locator numbers can be obtained from the reference staff in the research room.


Bi-monthly muster rolls, Kansas National Guard. 1916. 1 reel of microfilm. Muster rolls for Kansas National Guard units activated for service on the Mexican Border. [Microfilm AR 134]

Index to Kansas National Guard troops. ca. 1918-1924. 1 volume. Register of soldiers in the Kansas National Guard, surnames Mc-Z. Includes name, rank, regiment and company. Arranged alphabetically by first letter of surname. [Microfilm AR 134]

Initial muster rolls, Kansas National Guard. 1917-1918. 1 reel of microfilm. Muster rolls of Kansas National Guard units activated for service in World War I. [Microfilm AR 135]

Muster in Rolls, Kansas National Guard. 1916. Muster in rolls for units activated for service on the Mexican Border. [Microfilm AR 133]

Muster rolls and payrolls, Kansas National Guard 1867-1917. 8 boxes (4 oversize). Include name, where and when enlisted, age, physical description, nativity, remarks and pay rate for various companies. Arranged chronologically or by regiment. [Location 25-02-01-02 to 25-02-02-01]

Roster books, Kansas National Guard. 1882-1914. 15 volumes. Registers of men who served in various units. Include name, age, residence, rank, when mustered in, physical description, when left service or state and why, service record, whether appointed or commissioned, and nativity. Some give occupation and marital status. Indexes available (incomplete). Arranged by regiment and company and chronologically by dates of service. Some available on microfilm, AR 123-AR 128.

Microfilm roll list:

  • AR 123 - 1882-1893
  • AR 124 - 1889-1898
  • AR 125 - 1898-1906
  • AR 126 - Rosters 1906-1911; Militia & National Guard Officers Appointed, 1873-1901; Kansas National Guard, 1894-1898
  • AR 127 - 1901-1909
  • AR 128 - Rosters 1909-1911; Special Orderr Book, Kansas Adjutant General, 1901-1912; Special Order Book, Dept. of the Missouri & Other Headquarters, 1862-1868; Special Order Book, Kansas Adjutant General, 1896-1909

National Guard duty reports. 1926-1938. 12 boxes. Documents relating to all duties performed each month by various companies. Include name, drill duty, location, and remarks. Arranged chronologically.