Results from surname searches are found in the following RCGS publications.
Pioneers of the Bluestem Prairie
Kansas Kin, a quarterly publication
Books of Obituaries ranging from 1975 to 2009
Family History Books located on the 2nd floor. The books are available for review at the RCGS Library only.
Pedigree Charts located in vertical files on the 1st floor. The charts are available for review at the RCGS Library only.
RCGS Obituary Books include actual obituaries clipped from Manhattan and surrounding area newspapers but the name and date of the newspaper is not included. Some of the books contain every name indexes, which means that resulting surname searches indicating an obituary find may be a name listed in an obituary as a survivor or for various other reasons.
Photo copies of the pages listed below may be ordered at a cost of $1.00 per page with a $10.00 minimum. To order a photo copy of a specific page, click "Add to Cart" corresponding to that page. When you are done selecting pages to order, click "Checkout" at the top of the page and you will be taken to a secure page to make payment.
The library collection includes 1,060 Family History Books. These books are stored in the Family Section, 2nd floor of the Library. If you find one that interests you it may be viewed in our library. Photo copies are not available.