Lavender Legacies Guide: United States: Kansas

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Kansas Historical Society
Sunflower Archives, Inc.

Kansas Historical Society
Address: 6425 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka KS 66615-1099
Phone: 785-272-8681, ext. 116 (reference desk)
Fax: 785-272-8682
Contact: Bob Knecht

History: See,

Current Holdings: Size and Content:
Kansas National Organization for Women. National Organization for Women records, [ca. 1970]-1994. 2 cubic feet (2 boxes) + 1 folder. UID 45622. (OCLC 719482027)
Templar, George (Henry George), 1904-1988. George Templar correspondence ; clippings, 1972 Jan.-Aug. 0.4 ft. (1 box). Ms. Coll. 93. (OCLC 703866115)

Collection Growth: The institution is willing and able to assume curatorial responsibility for additional material related to Kansas, from all time periods, in all media. See

Access and Use:
1. What are the requirements for using the organization's/institution's material? Researcher registration showing a photo ID 2. Are these requirements different than those for using the LBGT material? No 3. Are regular hours maintained for access (please specify when), or is it by appointment only? 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday 4. Is the site wheelchair accessible? Yes 5. See
1. Research space
2. Reference assistance on site
3. Telephone reference
4. Internet reference (e-mail/web)
5. Copying services
6. Audiovisual facilities

Indices to the collections: Card catalogs (all levels), databases (ms. collection level) (, paper finding aids (ms. collection level), MARC records (ms. collection level), local on – line catalog (ms. collection level) (, OCLC (ms. collection level).

Updating Collection Descriptions: New accessions of any topic are added to our archives catalog (database), our local on-line catalog, and OCLC. Notable new accessions may be noted in our blog, Facebook, Twitter, our website, or our membership publications.

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Sunflower Archives, Inc.
P.O. Box 201
Olathe, KS 66051-0201
Phone: (913) 780-3430
Contact: Michael Foubert
Collecting areas: The gathering and preservation of local gay and lesbian historical materials for the purposes of research.

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