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Declarations of Intention

Creator: Osage County. District Court

Date: 1870-1950

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF4761-MF4762 (1870-1950.)

Unit ID: 197573

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Declarations of Intention

Titles (Other):

  • First Papers

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Declarations of intention by individuals to become United States citizens. Information provided includes at least individual's name, date of declaration, and name of former sovereign and/or country. Later forms provide more information, such as individual's age, physical description, point of arrival in the U.S., names and ages of wife and children, etc. Indexed alphabetically by surname. See also series 197574 for petitions for citizenship (final papers).


No Locators Identified


  • MF 4761 no. 2: VOL A, B, C 1870-1902
  • MF 4762: VOL D, E, 1, 2, 3, 4 1903-1950

Index Terms


    Kansas. District Court (4th Judicial District) -- Records and correspondence
    Citizenship -- United States
    Declaration of intention -- Kansas -- Osage County
    District courts -- Kansas -- Osage County
    Naturalization records -- Kansas -- Osage County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Osage County. Courts. District Court.