Pick up your passport for a tour of northeast Kansas

The Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, of Kansas Historical Society, has introduced the Passport to Northeast Kansas Archives program to celebrate National History Month in October. Osage County Historical Society is participating in the program and will have passport booklets and stickers at the museum in Lyndon.

Here are the rules:

  1. Pick up a passport.
  2. Travel around northeast Kansas and visit the institutions listed in the passport during Archives Month in October.
  3. Get a sticker. Check out the cool stuff.
  4. Once you’ve visited at least eight out of the 10 institutions, get your passport signed.
  5. Post a picture on KSHRAB’s Facebook page showing you got your passport signed.
  6. First three people to post their pictures win a prize.

Participating organizations are:

  • Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan.
  • History of Medicine Library and Museum – University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
  • Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kan.
  • Kansas State University – University Archives, Manhattan, Kan.
  • Lyon County Historical Society Research Center, Emporia, Kan.
  • Osage County Historical Society, Lyndon, Kan.
  • Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections – Dole Institute of Politics, Lawrence, Kan.
  • Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library – Topeka Room Suite, Topeka, Kan.
  • University of Kansas – Spencer Research Library, Lawrence, Kan.
  • Wyandotte County Historical Museum and Archives, Bonner Springs, Kan.

Addresses, open hours, and other information about the locations are listed in the passport booklet for all participating organizations.

The Osage County Historical Society is at 631 Topeka Ave., Lyndon. For more information, call 785-828-3477, or see http://kshs.org/p/kansas-archives-passport-program/19257.


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