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Related resources in Kansas

The Kansas Historical Society relies on these associations, organizations, partners, and industry colleagues for expertise in these areas.

Kansas.gov

The official website of the state of Kansas

Governor Brownback

Official website of the Governor

Travelks.com

Official website for state of Kansas tourism

Hazardous materials

Resources on on potentially hazardous materials: Stanford University's Environmental Health & Safety

Kansas speakers bureaus

Resources for speakers and programs on Kansas history: Kansas Humanities Council

Kansas tourism

Resources and information on travel and tourism resources in Kansas: Kansas Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Preserving objects

China and Glassware

Resources to protect china and glassware from accidents and improper storage techniques:

Documents and photographs

Basic preservation practices for valuable documentary resources family papers and photos, business records, videotapes, and digital materials:

Furniture

Resources to address main risk factors with historic furniture:

Textiles

Resources for storing quilts, clothing, needlework, and other antique textiles.

Print resources for preserving family treasures

The Museum Store in Topeka offers the following books:

  • Caring For Your Collections, edited by Arthur W. Schultz, National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1992).
  • Caring For Your Family Treasures, by Jane S. Long and Richard W. Long (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2000).
  • Handle With Care: Preserving Your Heirlooms, by Nancy Davis (Rochester Museum and Science Center, 1991).

Vital statistics

Resources for finding vital statistics in Kansas from 1911 forward: Kansas Department of Health and Environment Vital Statistics