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. # MONTH PUB. 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 Dec Aristocratic Topeka Avenue and its environs 3
  $5 1962 38 Dec College Hill 4
  $5 1962 37 Jul Early Days in KS by Gertrude Robertson Burlingame, Topeka
The Pioneer Spirit
1
  $5 1961 36 Dec A century of newspaper publishing 2
  $5 1961 35 Jun Turbulent road to statehood, celebrating a centur 1
  $5 1960 34 Jun Miss Karolyn B. Whittlesey and her school of music
Grange wedding, Valencia, Mar. 2, 1882
Early elections in Shawnee County
How did they travel? 100 yrs. ago, drouth in Kansas
The ice business
2
  $5 1959 32 Jul Marco Morrow 1869-1959, mgr. of Capper Publications
Mission Township Mutual Protective Association
Uneasy days in 1881
About Mary Vascalders (or Vascalds) Longaker
The Sod House
Early elections in Shawnee Count
3
  $5 1957 29 Dec Tecumseh, past and present 8
  $5 1955 24 Dec History of North Topeka 1
  $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
2
  $5 1953 20 Dec History of Potwin Place, Part I 3
  $5 1953 19 Oct In Memorium, Paul Adams (founder of SCHS)
Topeka Turn Verein, German social club
Topeka's fall festival, from 1896
Some early bridge history
Some Topeka firsts
The Dyche Museum & Lewis Lindsay Dyche
Chronology of Shawnee County
2
  $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 17 Dec James White Frierson Hughes
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part VIII
Joab Mulvane House
Washburn and the Lakin Tract
Topeka house numbers system, changed in 1887
Col. J.W.F. Hughes and the legislative war
Chronology of Shawnee County 1959 (cont.)
1
  $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.)
1
  $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
2
  $5 1950 11 June In Memorium, Cecil Howes
Old Shawnee County families
Shawnee County townships
Fannie Simmerwell
Reminiscences of Louis J.P. Laurent, settler of 1959, Part II
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part III
Chester Thomas, free-state editor
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1857
3
  $5 1948 2.3 Sept History of the Topeka Free Public Library
Topeka founded on Wyandott float
Mission Township
Chronology of Shawnee County
1
  $5 1948 2.1 Mar 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 Sept-Dec Founders of Topeka
What about the name, Topeka?
Soldier Township
Early Topeka days, Mrs. Harry Seery reminisces
Blacksmithing in Shawnee County
1
  $5 1947 1,3 Jun 92 years of newspapers in Shawnee
Topeka's year
Chronolgoy of Shawnee County, 1855 
Olive Packard Owen, 1843-1929
1
  $5 1946 1,1 Dec 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 County
1
      Other Publication:  
  $15  1947     REPRINTS of 1946 Bulletin, Vol. 1, # 1-4 combined into one volume 3
  $15  1975     Having Wonderful Time, color reproductions of Topeka postcards 15
  $15  1963   Nov The Paul Adams memorial index of Bulletins, 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 8/6/2014