National Archives at Kansas City

Online Finding Aids for Archival Holdings at National Archives at Kansas City

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Our Online Catalog contains selected information on records at the National Archives at Kansas City.

National Archives Identifier: 283523, Shopping district and parking lot. St. Louis (?). Color, 1956

Reference Information

Guide to Archival Holdings at the National Archives at Kansas City.
Record group level descriptions of archival holdings including agency administrative history; dates and volume; narrative description of source, content, and types of records; list of finding aids and related microfilm; restriction statements.

Entries provide details not available in the Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States, 1995.

Online Catalog
Selected information in our online catalog pertains to records at the Kansas City facility. Learn how to find descriptions of selected records from the facility's archival holdings in this searchable database.

The National Archives at Kansas City has a variety of guides, reference information papers, lists, and other finding aids. The small percentage that are available online are listed below.

Name Indexes and Subject List

African-Americans:

African-American Resources on microfilm at the National Archives at Kansas City

Aliens:

Iowa 1942-1946, Alien Personal History and Statements, (Record Group 147),
Records of the Selective Service System at the National Archives at Kansas City

Minnesota 1942-1946, Alien Personal History and Statements, (Record Group 147), Records of the Selective Service System at the National Archives at Kansas City

Missouri 1942-1946, Alien Personal History and Statements, (Record Group 147), Records of the Selective Service System at the National Archives at Kansas City

Nebraska 1942-1946, Alien Personal History and Statements, (Record Group 147),
Records of the Selective Service System at the National Archives at Kansas City

North Dakota, 1942-1946, Alien Personal History and Statements (Record Group 147), Records of the Selective Service System at the National Archives at Kansas City

Alien Applications for Permission to Depart, 1919-1920, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Chinese Immigration:

Chinese Immigration and Chinese in the United States: Records in the Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration, RIP 99, 1996. Selected information pertains to records at the Kansas City facility.

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Labor/Employment:

Committee on Fair Employment Practice (RG 228) Missouri

Kansas City Closed Cases, Committee on Fair Employment Practice, RG 228, ca. 1941-1946

National Labor Relations Board (RG25)

Subject Correspondence File, Kansas City Regional Office, ca.1933-40 PDF file

Case Files, Kansas City Regional Office, ca.1934-37 PDF file

Subject Correspondence File, St. Louis Regional Office, ca.1933-35 PDF file

Land/Environment:

Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)

Kansas

Dodge City, Kansas and Topeka, Kansas Land Offices, ca. 1905-1937, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

Kansas and Missouri

Kansas and Missouri, ca. 1821-1920, RG 49, Land Tract Volume ListPDF file

Nebraska

Alliance, NE ca. 1869-1950, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

Broken Bow, NE ca. 1902-1918, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

Lincoln, NE ca. 1905-1933 Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

North Platte, NE ca. 1902-1922, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

O'Neill, NE ca. 1900-1918, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

Valentine, NE ca. 1907-1918, Name Index to Cancelled, Rejected, and Relinquished Land Entry Files

Farmers Home Administration (Record Group 96)

Farm Ownership Case Files Index for Region 7, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota 1937-1947, Records of the Farmers Home Administration, Rural Rehabilitation Division

Name Index to Rural Rehabilitation Loan Case Files for Region 7, Farmers Home Administration

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War Assets Administration (Record Group 270)

Region VIII, War Assets Administration, Real Property Disposal Case Files, ca.1941-55 PDF file (Includes the following states: IA, KS, MO, MN, NE, and SD)

Environmental Protection Agency (Record Group 412)

Program Development files, 1975-1979 Open PDF file

Flood Cleanup Subject Files, 1993 Open PDF file

Flood Cleanup Vouchers and Related Records, 1993 Open PDF file

Weekly Flood Cost Reports and Related Records, 1993 Open PDF file

Closed Site Files (Superfund), 1977-1994 Open PDF file

Department of Energy (RG 434)

Weldon Springs Remedial Action Project, Public Involvement Records Folder List, 1986-2002, Department of Energy, RG 434 Open PDF file

Weldon Springs Remedial Action Project, Public Involvement Records Photographs and Audiovisual Records 1986-2002, Department of Energy, RG 434 Open PDF file

Weldon Springs Remedial Action Project, Public Involvement Records Moving Images List, 1986-2002, Department of Energy, RG 434 Open PDF file

Leavenworth Penitentiary Inmates:

Name Index to Inmate Case Files, 1895-1931 (Record Group 129)

National Parks:

National Parks and Monuments, ca. 1934-1952, Records of Region II, Records of the National Park Service (RG79) Folder List PDF file

Recreation, Land Use, and State Cooperation, ca. 1936-1952, Records of Region II, Records of the National Park Service (RG79) Folder List PDF file

Regional Administration Files, ca. 1936-1952, Records of Region II, Records of the National Park Service (RG79) Folder List PDF file

Regulations and Instructions, ca. 1934-1943, Records of Region II, Records of the National Park Service (RG79) Folder List PDF file

Roosevelt National Park, ca. 1947-1953, Records of Region II, Records of the National Park Service (RG79) Folder List PDF file

Native Americans:

Name Index to Pipestone Indian School Student Files, 1910 - 1954, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Record Group 75)

See more information about resources available on Native American research.

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Naturalizations:

A Quick Guide to Federal Naturalization Records at the National Archives at Kansas City.

Iowa

Creston Naturalizations, Name index to naturalization records, including declarations and petitions, 1930-1951, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Southern (Creston) Division. Record Group 21.

Keokuk Naturalizations, Name index to miscellaneous records pertaining to naturalization, 1840-1888, U.S. District Court, District of Iowa, Southern (Keokuk) Division. Record Group 21. (The records indexed here include declarations submitted to the court as part of the petition process, a list of persons naturalized in the court, and other documents. We have no naturalization petitions from this court.)

Mason City Naturalizations, Name index to naturalization records, including petitions and declarations, 1942-1961, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, Central (Mason City) Division. Record Group 21.

Ottumwa Naturalizations, Name index to naturalization records, including petitions and declarations, 1916-1951, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Ottumwa Division. Record Group 21.

Kansas

Fort Scott Naturalizations, Name index to naturalization records, including petitions and declarations, 1915-1967, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, Fort Scott Division. Record Group 21.

Kansas City Naturalizations, Name index to naturalization records, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1948-1970, Kansas City Division. Record Group 21.

Kansas Indian Naturalizations, Name index to Indians naturalized in Kansas, ca. 1865-1874, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. Record Group 21.

Topeka Declarations 1852-1942 Name index to declarations of intention to naturalize ("first papers"), 1852-1942, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, Topeka Division. Record Group 21.

Topeka Overseas Naturalizations, Name index to overseas naturalization petitions, 1943-1954, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, Topeka Division. Record Group 21.

Topeka Petitions 1868-1984, Name index to naturalization petitions, 1868-1984, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, Topeka Division. Record Group 21.

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Missouri

Cape Girardeau Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1908-1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Southeast Division, Cape Girardeau MO, Record Group 21.

Hannibal Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1907-1973, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Northern Division, Hannibal MO, Record Group 21.

Jefferson City Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1938-1982, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Central Division, Jefferson City MO, Record Group 21.

Joplin Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1931-ca. 1969, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Southwest Division, Joplin MO, Record Group 21.

Springfield Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1911-ca. 1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Southern Division, Springfield, MO, Record Group 21

St. Joseph Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1908-1976, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Northern Division, St. Joseph MO, Record Group 21.

Kansas City

The National Archives at Kansas City has a WPA card index to naturalizations (1848-1950) covering the greater Kansas City area, much of Kansas and Missouri, and parts of Oklahoma, we also have a certificate stub index to naturalizations in the U.S. District Court, Kansas City, Missouri (1914-1985). You can request a search online.

St. Louis

The National Archives at Kansas City has a card index for U.S. District Court and U.S. Circuit Court naturalization petitions filed in St. Louis (1890-1991). East St. Louis, Illinois records do not appear in this index. You can request a search online.

Name Index to Naturalizations, 1846 - 1890, U.S. Circuit and U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division (St. Louis) at the National Archives at Kansas City. Record Group 21.

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Nebraska

Chadron Division, Name Index to Naturalization Records, Including Declarations and Petitions, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, at the National Archives at Kansas City

Grand Island Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1930-1951, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

Hastings Petitions, Name Index to Naturalization Petitions ca. 1931-1951, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

Lincoln Petitions, Name index to naturalizations petitions ca. 1932-1980, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

McCook Division, Name Index to Naturalization Records, Including Declarations and Petitions, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, at the National Archives at Kansas City

Norfolk Petitions, Name index to petitions ca. 1929-1942, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

North Platte Petitions and Declarations, Name index to petitions and declarations of intent ca. 1930-1951, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

Omaha Petitions, Name index to petitions ca. 1867-1991, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Record Group 21.

North Dakota

District of North Dakota, Name Index to North Dakota Naturalization Records, U.S. District and U.S. Circuit Courts

South Dakota & Dakota Territory

Dakota Territory and South Dakota, Name Index to Naturalization Records

New Deal/Great Depression Era:

Records of Region VII, ca. 1933-1936, Records of the National Recovery Administration (Record Group 9) Folder List Open PDF file

Insurance Program State Agreements, Records of Region VII, Social Security Administration, ca. 1951-1979, Records of the Office of the Regional Commissioner (Record Group 47) Folder List Open PDF file

Correspondence of the Regional Youth Administrator, Folder Title List ca.1939-1943, National Youth Administration, RG 119 Open PDF file

Veterans:

Leavenworth Soldiers Home, Leavenworth, Kansas. Sample Case Files of Veterans Temporarily at the Branch (Record Group 15),
Records of the Veterans Administration at the National Archives at Kansas City

Leavenworth Soldiers Home, Leavenworth, Kansas. Sample Case Files of Veterans (Record Group 15),
Records of the Veterans Administration at the National Archives at Kansas City

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