Library Holdings


RCGS has over 1175 published genealogies. The collection's coverage of Riley County is particularly strong.

Local Histories

The local history collection includes county, city, town, church, and other local histories.


Ancestry and Heritage Quest Online databases allow on-line searching of all the federal censuses and Kansas Agricultural Census. RCGS has census films for Riley County 1855 Territory thru 1930. Various other counties are available.

Early Probate Records for Riley County

Microfilms are available for 1856 thru 1939 case files.


The Library has many state and county historical and genealogical publications, as well as important regional and national. Newspaper abstracts are available for several surrounding counties.

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