Below find a complete set of BULLETINS available as reference in
the Topeka Room of the Topeka/Shawnee County Public Library.

YEAR VOL. # TOPIC
2011 85 The Capital's Storied Capitols, 1856-1886
2009 84 Lively Elmhurst: The Classic Topeka Neighborhood
2008 83 Bungalow Homes for the Nation : L.F. Garlinghouse Co. of Topeka
2007 82 Before Kansas Bled
2004 81 Prairie Palace : The Great Overland Station/The Union Pacific in Topeka
2003 80 Holiday Park : The heart and spirit of the city
2002 79 Downtown : Strolling down the avenue
2001 78 Topeka Floods (1903, 1951, etc.)
2000 77 A Topekan for all season : Life of Chester Woodward, 1876-1940
1999 76 A park in the country : Gage Park
1998 75 Downtown : Stories from the Avenue
1997 74 Oakwood Farm : A biography of a Kaw Valley homestead
1996 73 Topeka Magazine's look at the Kansas capital, 1946
1995 72 The last time we were together: Shawnee County in WWII
1994 71 Sunday open house : Goerge Mack's historic homes
1993 70 Walking five miles in the snow : Shawnee County rural schools
1992 69 The home front : Shawnee County during WWI
1991 68 John Ritchie : Portrait of an uncommon man
1990 67 Gone but not forgotten : the lost schools of Topeka
1989 66 The good guys : A history of law enforcement in Shawnee County
1988 65 Town hall tonight : a pictorial history of Topeka's theaters
1987 64 Oakland's first one hundred years; ghost towns of Shawnee County
1986 63 Fire service of Topeka : the early years
1985 62 The prairie star : a journal of the KS Philomathic Institute for 1857
1984 61 The clubs of Shawnee County from A to Z
1983 60 The circus world of Willie Sells w/ circus performances in Topeka 1858-1908
1982 59 Communications : early years of the tale
1981 58 The melting pot : Shawnee County ethnic communities
1980 57 A century of the healing arts, 1850-1950
1979 56 The Santa Fe in Topeka
1978 55 The sporting scene
1977 54 A century of music
1976 53 Witness of the times : a history of Shawnee County
1975 52 Topeka at the turn of the century
1974 51 An album of 19th century homes of Shawnee County
1973 50 The legacy of Sam Radges, publisher and historian
1972 49 Those dreadful devil wagons: auto owners, dealers & manufacturers 1900-25
1971 48 Albert T. Reid's sketchbook : fads, foibles & politics, 1896-1908
1970 47 Topeka Public Library : its first 100 years
1969 46 From onibus to motor bus: Shawnee County's street transit system, 1869-1969
1968 45 Potwin Place, its history and tradition
1967 44 70th anniversary edition, Charles Sheldon "In His Steps" with 6 related articles
1966 43 Stage, screen and radio : Shawnee County, 1871-1941
1965 42 Courthouses of Shawnee County, 1855-1965
1964 41 A souvenir album of Topeka
1963 40,Su Aristocratic Topeka Avenue and its environs
1962 39,Nov The Governor's mansion 1901-1962,
Chronology of Shawnee County
1962 38,Dec College Hill
1961 37,Jul Early Days in KS by Gertrude Robertson Burlingame, Topeka
The Pioneer Spirit
1961 36,Dec A century of newspaper publishing
1961 35,Jun Turbulent road to statehood, celebrating a century
1960 34,Jul 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
1959 33,Dec Cigar store Indians
Topeka millinary shops
Craigue's and Morns' grocery store
Early day photography
Topeka's confectioners
Notes on Topeka hotels
Trading cards
Kitchell & Marburg's hardware store
Smith Automobile Co.
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 County
1958 31,Dec Auburn and Dover history and families
Battle of the Big Blue
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)
1957 29,Dec Tucumseh, past and present
1957 28,Spt Robert Stone eulogy (1st president of SCHS)
My Life (cont.) by Albe Burge Whiting
History of Potwin (cont. IV)
1957 27,Apr My Life by Albe Burge Whiting
History of Potwin (cont. III)
Pottawatomie Baptist Mission, 1849
The Konzas
1256 Western Avenue & the people who lived there
Julia Ward Howe visits Kansas
1956 26,Dec History of Highland Park (reprinted in June 1978)
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
1955 24,Dec History of North Topeka
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
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
1954 21,Agu 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
1953 20,Dec History of Potwin Place, Part I
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
1953 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
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.)
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.)7
1951 15,Dec Local history in the making Jan.-Nov. 1950
Why Shawnee's boundries changed
Underground Railroad in Topeka
Gasper C. Clemens, Topeka lawyer
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part VI
What it was like in 1903 (Flood of 1903)
Topeka flood, July, 1951
Growing apple seedlings, a vanished local industry
Chronology of Shawnee County 1857-1859
1951 14,Spt "Do You Remember?," a poem by Thomas M. Lillard (President SCHS)
Old Shawnee County families
First Congregations Church of Topeka, Part V
The generous Ichabod (Washburn) (cont.)
In Memorium, Paul B. Sweet
German emigrants came to Kansas
Chronology of Shawnee County, Dec. 1857 and 1858
Better roads movement, 1858
1951 13,Mar First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part IV
Remenescences of Mrs. E.F. Ritchie
Topeka in 1877
Feletz' Island
The generous Ichabod (Washburn,) Part I
William W. Cone History of Shawnee County, 11th part:
Derivation of the names of streams & places in Shawnee County
First white children born in Kansas
Topeka fetes royalty, Russian duke visits, Jan. 22, 1872
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1857
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
1950 11,Jun 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
1949 3,2 25th anniversary of the Topeka Mail and Breeze 5/22/1896
Silver Lake Township
Why Topeka streets are wide
First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part II
Which are the oldest families?
Wils Gordon started the first saw mill in Topeka
Indianola
The "Smokers' Club"
Remenescences of Louis J.P. Laurent, settler of 1859, Part I
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1857
1949 3,1 First Congregational Church of Topeka, Part I
The Ward-Meade House
Col. Veale's Mansion : Social Center of Topeka (7th & Quincy)
Dover Township / Monmouth Townshiip
The old trail through Topeka
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1856 cont.
1948 2,4 Topeka : the first few days
Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Tecumseh Township
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1856 cont.
1948 2,3 History of the Topeka Free Public Library
Topeka founded on Wyandott float
Mission Township
Chronology of Shawnee County
1948 2,2 First dry goods store was also first public library
Light and power in Topeka
Winning the Kansas capitol
Auburn Township
Chronology of Shawnee County,1856 cont.
1948 2,1 Topeka transporation
Flour mills—important industry
Dr. Franklin Loomis Crane (cont.)
Williamsport Township
Topeka in 1856
Chronology of Shawnee County, 1856
1947 1,4 Founders of Topeka
What about the name, Topeka?
Soldier Township
Early Topeka days, Mrs. Harry Seery reminisces
Blacksmithing in Shawnee County
1947 1,3 92 years of newspapers in Shawnee
Topeka's year
Chronolgoy of Shawnee County, 1855
Olive Packard Owen, 1843-1929
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
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 County
    Other Publications:
    REPRINTS of 1947 Bulletin, 4 numbers combined into one volume
    1979? Having Wonderful Time, color reproductions of Topeka postcards --
    Nov. 1963 The Paul Adams memorial index of Bulletins, Dec. 1946-Dec. 1962

Back to Top of Page

 

box [graphic] Bulletins
box [graphic] Contact Us

 

BULLETINS: Publication List

Focus on History

See also:
SCHS list of BULLETINS available for sale

Topeka & Shawnee County, Kansas
About the Society, Shawnee County Historical Society, Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
About the Society
Shawnee County Historical Society logo
Focus on History
Focus on Preservation
Educational Initiative