Lawrence Public Records Archive in Lawrence Kansas

Address and phone number for Lawrence Public Records Archive, an Archives, at East 6th Street, Lawrence KS.

Lawrence Public Records Archive
6 East 6th Street, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044

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About the Lawrence Public Records Archive

The Lawrence Public Records Archive, located in Lawrence, KS, is a collection of valuable documents that includes records on organizations, governments, and businesses in the Douglas County area. Archival records include reports, manuscripts, minutes, correspondence, and other documents related to past events. These records help people research and analyze past events, including preserving Kansas history and establishing historical information. Many archival records are available to the public.

You may contact the Archives for questions about:
  • Lawrence public records
  • Genealogy records in Douglas County, KS
  • Historical documents, directories, and photographs
  • Kansas historical records
  • Douglas County military records
Lawrence Public Records

The Archive maintains multiple public records related to Lawrence, including records pertaining to Douglas County and Lawrence government. Archival records also include photographs of prominent places, Douglas County military records, and collections from local schools, labor unions, civic organizations, and businesses. Additional records such as maps, photographs, and directories make the Archive a central location for public records in Lawrence.

Genealogical Records for Douglas County, KS

In its public record collection, the Lawrence Public Records Archive includes genealogical records useful for genealogists and scholars. These records include death and marriage certificates, probate wills, census documents, property deeds and transfers, and other records related to the Douglas County area. Genealogists can use these Archive records to trace the history of a family in the Douglas County area.

Kansas Archival Records

In addition to the Archive in Lawrence, Kansas state maintains archival records related to the Kansas government, including records collected from Douglas County local governments. The State Archive includes documents related to political history, past administrations of the KS government, and permanent state government records. The Kansas State Archive also preserves materials that document the state's history.

National Archives

At the federal level, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) maintains documents and materials related to the U.S. government, including Douglas County public records. These materials, located at NARA facilities in seventeen states, preserve important government documents, including military records and census records. NARA also offers educational programs and workshops open to the public that provide training on using archived records. In addition, NARA manages the Federal Records Centers, the National Personnel Records Centers, presidential libraries, and the Federal Register.

Contact the Lawrence Public Records Archive

You may contact the Lawrence Public Records Archive by calling 785-832-3200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lawrence Public Records Archive, 6 East 6th Street, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044.