Shawnee County Historical Society

 

List of BULLETINS, publications of the
Shawnee County Kansas Historical Society

Past copies available for sale.

photo of some Bulletin covers

Vol. 74-85
$30./ea. (includes shipping) You can print this table and use it to order books, or you can simply write us a note.
Vol. 79-83
$25./ea. (includes shipping)
Vol. 76-78
$20./ea. (includes shipping)
Vol. 41-75
$15./ea. (includes shipping)
Vol. 01-40
$5./ea. (includes shipping)

Note book vol. #s, book names, quantity/ea. and prices. Mail written request, your name and address, and a check made to "Shawnee County Historical Society" to: Shawnee Co. Historical Society, P.O. Box 2201, Topeka, KS 66601-2201.
Mailing cost is included. Please allow up to 30 days for delivery.

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PRICE YEAR VOL. # # TOPIC COPIES
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  $30 2011 85   The Capital's Storied Capitols 1856-1886 46
  $25 2009 84   Lively Elmhurst: The Classic Topeka Neighborhood 99
  $25 2008 83   Bungalow Homes for the Nation: L.F. Garlinghouse Co. of Topeka 150
  $25 2007 82   Before Kansas Bled: History of Shawnee Co., KS, before white settlement 25
  $25 2004 81   Prairie Palace: The Great Overland Station/The Union Pacific in Topeka 41
  $25 2003 80   Holiday Park: Heart and spirit of the city 90
  $25 2002 79   Strolling Down the Avenue (Downtown Topeka #2) 133
  $20 2001 78   Topeka Floods (1903, 1951, etc.) 222

 

$20 2000 77   A Topekan for all season : Life of Chester Woodward, 1876-1940 5
  $20 1999 76   A park in the country : Gage Park 204
  $15 1997 74   Oakwood Farm : A biography of a Kaw Valley homestead 31
  $15 1996 73   Topeka Magazine's look at the Kansas capital, 1946 41
  $15 1995 72   The last time we were together: Shawnee County in WWII 26

 

$15 1994 71   Sunday open house : George Mack's historic homes 1
  $15 1993 70   Walking five miles in the snow : Shawnee County rural schools 187
  $15 1992 69   The home front : Shawnee County during WWI 191
  $15 1990 68   John Ritchie : Portrait of an uncommon man 5
  $15 1991 67 Gone but not forgotten : the lost schools of Topeka 50
  $15 1989 66   The good guys " A history of law enforecement in Shawnee County 1
  $15 1988 65   Town hall tonight : a pictorial history of Topeka's theaters 3
  $15 1986 63   Fire service of Topeka : the early years 3
  $15 1985 62   The prairie star : a journal of the KS Philomathic Institute for 1857 26
  $15 1984 61   The clubs of Shawnee County from A to Z 31
  $15 1983 60   The circus world of Willie Sells w/ circus performances in Topeka 1858-1908 18
  $15 1982 59   Communications : early years of the tale 45
  $15 1981 58   The melting pot : Shawnee County ethnic communities 2
  $15 1980 57   A century of the healing arts, 1850-1950 6
$15 1978 55   The sporting scene 19
  $15 1977 54   A century of music 8
  $15 1975 52   Topeka at the turn of the century 52

 

$15 1974 51   An album of 19th century homes of Shawnee County 158
  $15 1973 50   The legacy of Sam Radges, publisher and historian 28
  $15 1972 49   Those dreadful devil wagons: auto owners, dealers & manufacturers 1900-25 13

 

$15 1971 48   Albert T. Reid's sketchbook : fads, foibles & politics, 1896-1908 3
  $15 1970 47   Topeka Public Library : its first 100 years 1
  $15 1969 46   From omnibus to motor bus: Shawnee County's street transit system, 1869-1969 2
  $15 1966 43   Stage, screen and radio : Shawnee County, 1871-1941 15

 

$15 1965 42   Courthouses of Shawnee County, 1855-1965 58
  $15 1964 41   A souvenir album of Topeka 142
  $5 1963 40 Su Aristocratic Topeka Avenue and its environs 7
  $5 1962 38 Dec College Hill  
  $5 1958 30 Jul P.T. Barnum visits Kansas
Eliza Reader Camporas
Early elections in Shawnee County
My Life (cont.) by Albe Burge Whiting
History of Potwin (cont. V)
1
  $5 1957 29 Dec Tecumseh, past and present 8
  $5 1957 28 Sept Robert Stone eulogy (1st president of SCHS)
My Life (cont.) by Albe Burge Whiting
History of Potwin (cont. IV)
1
  $5 1956 25 Jun The name of Topeka
Cyrus Packard, veteran of the War of 1812
Ltrs. from Kansas (cont.) by Mr. Calvin Holman 1823-1902
1
  $5 1955 24 Dec History of North Topeka 3
  $5 1955 23 Jul Notes from Topeka, 1854
First days at the Kansas River Mission (Pottawatomie Baptist Mission)
Quantrill's Massacre
Burning of Topeka High School, May 18, 1935
Ltrs. from Kansas by Mr. Calvin Holman 1823-1902, Part I
1
  $5 1954 22 Dec Pioneer Days
Topeka and the Emigrant Aid Company, Part II
Early Days in Topeka
Robert Simerwell : Pioneer Educator of Shawnee County
Letters of Avery Washburn, 1857, 1858, 1869, 1876, 1877, 1878
Old buildings in Auburn, Kansas
Story of the land that became Potwin Place
1
  $5 1954 21 Aug Local history in the making, Jan.-Dec., 1953
Kansas building, Philadelphia Exposition, 1874
Topeka and the Emigrant Aid Company, Part I
Chronology of Shawnee County
History of Potwin Place (cont.), Part II
1
  $5 1952 18 Mar Fire at the Crawford Opera House, 1880
Local history in the making, Dec. 1851, Jan.-Dec. 1852
The Valentine house, 624 Polk
Topeka Opera Club
Chief Abram Burnett & Burnett's Mound
2
  $5 1952 16 Mar Washburn's campus : John Ritchie's gift
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part VII
Recollections of Baseball
Earthquakes in Topeka
My experiences in the 1904 flood by Iva Maze
Joseph Groff Waters, colorful character
History of Topeka, from Topeka Directory 1883-1884, p. 11-1
Chronology of Shawnee County 1959 (cont.)
2
  $5 1950 12 Dec Early hospitals in Topeka
Old Shawnee County families
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part III
Jacob Chase's story, emigration to Kansas
William W. Cone History of Shawnee County, 1877 sketch
The husking bee, 1892
Told by a pioneer, early history by John Speer
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1857
1
  $5 1948 2,4 Dec Topeka : the first few days
Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Tecumseh Township
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1856 cont.
1
  $5 192,1 2,1 Dec Topeka transporation
Flour mills—important industry
Dr. Franklin Loomis Crane (cont.)
Williamsport Township
Topeka in 1856
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1856
1
  $5 1947 1,4   Founders of Topeka
What about the name, Topeka?
Soldier Township
Early Topeka days, Mrs. Harry Seery reminisces
Blacksmithing in Shawnee County
1
  $5 1967 1,3   92 years of newspapers in Shawnee
Topeka's year
Chronolgoy of Shawnee County, 1855
Olive Packard Owen, 1843-1929
1
  $5 1947 1,2   Shawnee County Townships, William Cone's Historical Sketches
a series, begins with Topeka Township
The founding of Topeka
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1854, 1855
In memorium, William Sharp Lindsay
1
  $5 1946 1,1   Chronology of Shawnee County, 1724-1854
Oldest house in Kansas, 1826-27, along Soldier Creek
100 years of grocery stores in Shawnee County
Ghost Towns of Shawnee Countyl
2
       
      Other Publication:  
  $15        REPRINTS of 1947 Bulletin, 4 numbers combined into one volumn 1
  $15        1979? Having Wonderful Time, color reproductions of Topeka postcards 15
  $15        Nov. 1963 The Paul Adams memorial index of Bulletings.
Dec. 1946-Dec. 1962
1
  $15      Kenwood 6
  $15        Topeka Prairie Capital 4
  $15  2005     Historic Shawnee County: The Story of Topeka and Shawnee County
by Spencer Duncan
19
   
NOTE:
Some vol.s listed above are uncirculated, some reprints, some "pre owned." Uncirculated copies will be sold first, as available.
 

NOTE: In January 2003 the Shawnee County Historical Society assumed the assets of Historic Topeka.
Our focus is on both preserving Shawnee County's history and actively protecting the county's historic architecture.

See also: online Membership Information for SCHS

List last Updated on 4/21/2009