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OKETO COMMUNITY MUSEUM
Oketo, KS 66518
Voice: (913) 744-3516

Contact: Mrs. Marvin Argo

Hours: Open April-November by appointment only. Closed November-April due to lack of heat.

Technical Service: Tours and exhibits are available by appointment only.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials include early telephone equipment, early pioneer furnishings, some pioneer clothing, general store, some Indian artifacts, barber shop, collection of early 1900's local photographs, all exhibits are located in a building built in 1884. Museum displays a room from the 1891 Marshall County Courthouse, also.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


OLD DUTCH MILL MUSEUM COMPLEX
Wamego Historical Society
P.O. Box 84
Wamego, KS 66547
Voice: (913) 456-2040

Contact: Jan Nicklus

Hours: Open third weekend in April through Labor Day 9:30am-3:30pm daily, except Sunday, 12:30-3:30pm. Labor Day to October 31 from 1-4pm Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday, 1pm-4pm Sunday. Closed last weekend in October, but appointments may be arranged daily from 12:30am-3:30pm, except Sundays. Special appointments may also be arranged at other times.

Technical Service: Volunteer programs, tours, exhibits, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: The collections focus on materials relating to the Wamego area. The full range of life and culture of 1866 to present with main focus on 1880 to 1935.

Description of Collection holdings: We have local newspapers dating back to 1880 as well as genealogical materials. The Museum Complex includes a one room school, old jail, log cabin, the main Museum, and a more than 110 year old Dutch Mill (which mills flour).

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


ONAGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
310 East 2nd Street
Onaga, KS 66521

Contact: Marjorie Labbe, President

Hours: Open by special appointment only.

Technical Service: Tours and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: The Historical Society has available for research: clippings of Crevecour's Old Settlers Tales, obituary scrapbooks, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, marriages 1856-1886, census of 1860, 1865, 1870, 1880, of Pottawatomie County, Kansas, cemeteries (list up to 1975) and currently being updated. All of these items are in the Onaga Branch Library, (913) 899-4531, for use and they may not be checked out. In our log cabin Museum are many items relating to the history of Onaga and the surrounding area.

Collection affiliation: Local, Museum


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OTTAWA UNIVERSITY
Myers Library
1001 South Cedar Street
Ottawa, KS 66067-3399
Voice: (913) 242-5200, ext. 5444
Fax: (913) 242-7429

Contact: Jane Ann Westrum, Library Director

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 7:45am-10:30pm, Friday 7:45am-4:30pm, Saturday Noon-5pm and Sunday 2pm-10:30pm. Summer hours may vary.

Technical Service: Photocopying and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted and close proximity parking is difficult.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Library's holdings are limited to university and Baptist History.

Collection affiliation: Education, Religion


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