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Local History Resources

The Emporia Public Library's collection of local newspapers on microfilm, indexes, directories, and other resources are available for researchers. Below is our list of collections: 

Microfilm & Reader. Our microfilm reader and computer is available for staff to print and scan microfilm for patrons. Our collection includes:

  • The Emporia Gazette

  • Lyon County newspapers

  • Lyon County marriage records

  • Emporia city directories

  • Lyon County Kansas census records

Indexes and Directories Available

  • Hodge Indexes

    • Indexes to death notices in the Emporia Gazette 1892-2012

    • Indexes to early Emporia and Lyon County newspapers

  • Polk Directories

    • Emporia city directories dating back to the 1950s

Other Resources:

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