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Jail calendar, Shawnee County, Kansas

Creator: Shawnee County (Kan.). Sheriff's Office

Date: 1890-1948

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MICROFILM: MS 205.01 (1890-1897, 1935-1948. Available for interlibrary loan to Kansas libraries.)

Unit ID: 48671

Abstract: Registers of persons committed to the Shawnee County, Kan., jail in Topeka for the years 1890-1897 and 1935-1948 showing name, address, & description of prisoner; cause of commitment; dates committed & discharged; and by whose authority. U.S. prisoners, 1935-1936, are listed separately (v. [2], p. 217-39).

Space Required/Quantity: 1 partial microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

Title (Main title): Jail calendar, Shawnee County, Kansas

Titles (Other):

  • Shawnee County jail records, 1890-1897, 1935-1948 [Microfilm title]
  • Jail record [Microfilm box title]
  • Shawnee County (Kan.) sheriff jail record
  • Shawnee County, KS, sheriff : jail record
  • Sheriff records

Part of: Records from Shawnee County.

Scope and Content

Contents: Vol. [1]. 1890-1897 -- vol. [2]. 1935-1948.


No Locators Identified


  • MS 205: Shawnee County (Kan.). Sheriff's Office. Jail calendar, Shawnee County, Kansas 1890-1948

Related Records or Collections

Indexes: Vol. [1] is indexed alphabetically by the first letter of the prisoner's surname. Vol. [2] contains an index to prisoners, 1947-1948.

Index Terms


    Shawnee County (Kan.). Sheriff's Office -- Registers
    Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Jails -- Kansas -- Shawnee County -- Registers
    Police -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Prisoners -- Kansas -- Shawnee County -- Registers
    Sheriffs -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. County Offices. Sheriff's Office.

Additional Information for Researchers

Reproduction: Microfilm. Topeka [Kan.] : Kansas State Historical Society, 1963; roll MS 205.01, available for research or inter-library loan to Kansas libraries.

Holder of originals: Lender.

Holder of duplicates: Microfilm copy: State Archives, Kansas Historical Society (Topeka).


General Note: Running title.