Leavenworth County Records:
Various Cemetery Records
Various Census Records
Civil War Military Indexes (Partial)
Various County Newsletters
Various States and Countries:
Leavenworth County Courthouse Records
(Marriage, Probate, Naturalization, and School Records)
Veterans Administration Death Records 1885-1937 (formerly known as National Soldiers' Home)
Fort Leavenworth Death and Cemetery Records 1844-1915
Leavenworth Library Holdings:
Various Local and State History Books
Vertical File (Newspaper clippings, etc.)
Local Photos (People and Homes)
City Directories (1856 to Present, Incomplete)
Leavenworth High School Yearbooks (June Bug)**
Leavenworth Times (1856 to Present)
Leavenworth Commercial (1860s)
**Must be requested from Reference Desk due to previous vandalism.
As you enter the Kansas Room at the Leavenworth Public Library the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society books are located on the first two rows of shelves against the north wall (to you far right as you enter). All shelves in our section are marked with state and various labels.
Section 1 - Leavenworth City and County (obituaries, cemetery indexes, various county books and atlas)
Section 2 - Kansas Quarterlies and Kansas Books (various indexes, newsletters, county histories, Andreas and Kansas and Kansans)
Section 3 - Kansas (various indexes, newsletters, county histories - arranged by county)
Section 4 - Missouri (mainly Platte County, Missouri Miscellany and indexes, and Kansas City, Missouri and Topeka, Kansas city directories)
Section 1 - How To, Sources and Family Histories (in alphabetical order)
Section 2 - United States, Foreign and Military, also beginning of States (by Dewey decimal number)
Section 3-5 - Remainder of State books and newsletters.
Section 1 - Leavenworth City Directories and Telephone Books
Section 2-5 - Various Books on Kansas History and History of the West (by Dewey decimal number)
Section 1 - Various notebooks containing biographies, family histories, and photos of Leavenworth County and City people, places and things. Section 2-5 - Various Books on Kansas History and History of the West (by Dewey decimal number)
The remaining shelves are currently filled with the law books from the County Courthouse until the new justice center is being built.
The cabinet next to the microfilm contains the miscellaneous files of the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society in the top drawer and the vertical files of the Leavenworth Public Library. The other cabinet contains the microfilms owned by the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society (there is a notebook on the top of the cabinet that has a list of the film and the number assigned them). These films contain the records from the Leavenworth County courthouse until approximately 1960 to include: marriage, divorce, naturalization, school and various public records.