Shawnee County Historical Society Bulletins Index

VOLUME I, Numbers 1 – 12 (1946 – 1950)

No. 1.  Chronology of Shawnee County
No. 2.  Shawnee County Townships
No. 3.  92 Years of Newspapers in Shawnee
No. 4.  Founders of Topeka
No. 5.  Topeka Transportation and Industries
No. 6.  Miscellaneous Information on the Library – Early Businesses – Winning of the State Capital
No. 7.  History of the Topeka Free Public Library – Founding of Topeka on the Wyandott Float
No. 8.  First Days of Topeka – Cyrus K. Holliday – Shawnee County Townships (Continued) – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 9.  First Congregational Church (Part 1) – The Ward Meade House – Col. Veale’s Mansion:  Social Center of Topeka – Shawnee County Townships (Continued) – Old Trail Through Topeka – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 10. 25th Anniversary of Topeka Mail and Kansas Breeze – Why Topeka Streets are Wide – First Congregational Church (Part 2) – Indianola – Reminiscences by the son of a French Pioneer (Part 1) – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 11.  Old Shawnee County Families – Shawnee County Townships (Continued) – Reminiscences by the Son of a French Pioneer (Part 2) – "Uncle Chet" Thomas – Chronology of Shawnee County
No. 12.  Early Hospitals of Topeka – Old Shawnee County Families (Continued) – First Congregational Church (Part 3) – Jacob Chase’s Story – Told by a Pioneer (John Speer)

VOLUME II, Numbers 13 – 24 (1951 – 1955)

No. 13.  First Congregational Church (Part 4) – Reminiscences of Mrs. E. F. Ritchie – Felitz’s Island – The Generous Ichabod – The Cone History (Derivation of the names of streams and places in Shawnee County) – Topeka Fetes Royalty – Chronology of Shawnee County
No. 14.  Old Shawnee County Families – First Congregational Church (Part 5) – The Generous Ichabod (Continued) – In the Tradition (A Tribute to Paul Sweet) – They Came to Kansas – Go East Young Man – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued) – Good Roads, as of 1958
No. 15.  Local History in the Making – The Underground Railroad in Topeka – Gasper C. Clemens – First Congregational Church (Part 6) – What Was it Like in 1903 (Flood) – Friday the Thirteenth – A Vanished Local Industry – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 16.  Washburn’s Campus:  John Ritchie’s Gift – First Congregational Church, (Part 7) – Recollections of Baseball in Topeka – Earthquakes in Topeka – My Experiences During the Flood (Iva Maze) – Joseph Groff Waters – The History of Topeka (From Radge’s Topeka Directory 1883 – 1884) – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 17.  James White Frierson Hughes – First Congregational Church (Part 8) – Joab Mulvane House – Washburn and the Lakin Tract – Topeka House Numbers, Old Style – Col. Hughes and the Legislative War – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 18.  Fire! Fire! Fire! – Local History in the Making – The Valentine House and the People Who Lived There – Topeka Once had Operas – Nautilus Memories – Burnett’s Mound
No. 19.  In Memoriam (Tribute to Paul Adams, Founder of the Society) – The Topeka Turn Verein – Topeka’s Fall Festivals Were Exciting – Some Early Bridge History – Some Topeka Firsts – The Dyche  Museum – Social Invitations were Interesting – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued)
No. 20.  The History of Potwin
No. 21.  Local History in the Making, 1953 – What Became of the Fountain? – Topeka and the Emigrant Aid Company, Part 1. – The Founding of Topeka – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued) – Potwin Place People:  Home Owners and Some Renters
No. 22.  Pioneer Days – Topeka and the Emigrant Aid Company
(Part 2) – Finance and Investment – Some Reminiscences of Early Days in Topeka – Robert Simerwell:  Pioneer Educator of Shawnee County – Data About Whitaker Bill of Sale – Washburn Letters – Old Buildings in Auburn, Kansas – The Story of the Land
No. 23.  History in the Making – The First Days at the Kansas River Mission – Quantrill’s Massacre – Memories of
Burning of Topeka High School – Letters From Kansas – History of Potwin
No. 24.  The History of North Topeka 

VOLUME III, Numbers 25 – 34 (1956 – 1960)

No. 25.  The Name of Topeka – Cyrus Packard – Navigation of the Kaw – Letters from Kansas
No. 26.  The History of Highland Park
No. 27.  The Story of My Life (by Albe Burge Whiting, Part I) – History of Potwin – The Forty-Niners and the Pottawatomie Baptist Mission – 1256 Western Avenue and the People Who Lived There – Julia Ward How Visits Kansas
No. 28.  Robert Stone – Letters from Kansas Territory Written 98 Years Ago – The Story of My Life (Part II) – History of Potwin (Continued)
No. 29.  Tecumseh, Past and Present
No. 30.  Mr. Phineas Taylor Barnum Visits Kansas – Eliza Reader Campdoras – Dr. M. A. Campdoras – Early Elections in Shawnee County (Part 1.) – The Story of My Life (Part III) – History of Potwin (Continued)
No. 31.  Auburn – Stahl’s Picnic – Lewis Lindsey Dyche – Bishop William Alfred Quayle – Davis-Dickey Probst Families – I Remember – History of Dover – The Tomsons of Dover and Wakarusa – The Jacob Haskell Letter – Saga of the Old Stone Wall – Hattie Eugenia Bassett-Aldrich M.D.; The Dover Weekly Herald – The First Baptisms at Dover – On the Wakarusa – Letter from Senator Samuel C. Pomeroy, Kansas Division of Manuscripts – The Battle of the Big Blue – Rebecca Heberling Foltz – Newspapers of Auburn and Dover
No. 32. Marco Morrow 1869 – 1959 – An Inviolable Secret – Uneasy Days in 1881 – "Aunt Mary" – Chronology of Shawnee County – The Sod House – Early Elections in Shawnee County (Part 2) – Jaketown – Vidette – Prairie Hill
No. 33.  That Tribe of Indians – Fuss and Feathers – The Early Grocery Store – Early Day Photography – Topeka’s Sweet Tooth – Gleanings from the George A. Root Collection of Notes on Topeka Hotels – Trade Cards – The Lesser Smiths, The Great Smith and the Staffords (Smith Automobile Co. Plant) – Some Early Architects in Topeka – Sweets and Sours
No. 34.  Miss Karolyn B. Whittlesey and her School of Music – Chronology of Shawnee County – Grange Wedding – Early Elections in Shawnee County – That’s What Mr. Edison Said – How Did They Travel? – Who Were They?  Incidents form the Old Days – Origin of Mission Township – One Hundred Years Ago Drouth in Kansas – The Ice Business – First Passenger Train to Reach Topeka  

VOLUME IV.  Nos. 35 – 38 (1961 – 1962)

No. 35.  A Century of Statehood. 
No. 36. The Century Record. 
No. 37.  Early Days in Kansas.  Letters from Mrs. Curtis – Chronology of Shawnee County – The Pioneer Spirit—A Contrast – Did You Know That.
No. 38.  College Hill, Past and Present. 

The Paul Adams Memorial Index of Bulletins December 1946 – December 1962. 

VOLUME V,  Nos. 39 – 44 (1963 – 1967)

No. 39.  The Governor’s Mansion.  The Camp Meeting – Erasmus Bennett – Maude Bishop Reminiscences – The Old Bennett Farm – Chronology of Shawnee County (Continued) – Thomas M. Lillard – Joseph M. Gardner and the Great Smith – Books in Memory of Mrs. Harold Cone – Louis Rollin Smith – Rev. R. B. Foster Writes to Rev. Peter McVicar – Richard Baxter Foster – Maude Bishop—Her Degree – Death of Miss Bishop – George W. Greenwood, President of the County Historical Society – Central Congregational Church – County’s First Health Officer?  First Quarantine? – College Hill Postscript – The Merriam Family – Joseph R. Silver – Ephriam H. Blake
No. 40.  Aristocratic Topeka Avenue and Its Environs
No. 41.  A Souvenir Album of Topeka.
No. 42.  Courthouses of Shawnee County 1885 – 1965.
No. 43. Stage, Screen and Radio, Shawnee County 1871 – 1941.
No. 44. In His Steps—70th Anniversary Edition.
No. 45.  Potwin Place Issue.(1968)
No. 46.  From Omnibus to Motor Bus:  A History of Shawnee County’s Street Transit System from 1869 – 1969. (1969)
No. 47.  Topeka Public Library:  Its First Hundred Years. (1970)
No. 48.  Albert T. Reid’s Sketchbook: Fads, Foibles & Politics. (1971)
No. 49.  Those Dreadful Devil-Wagons. (1972)
No. 50.  The Legacy of Sam Radges. (1973)
No. 51.  An Album of 19th Century Homes of Shawnee County. (1974)
No. 52.  Topeka at the Turn of the Century (1975)
No. 53.  Witness of the Times. (1976)
No. 54.  A Century of Music. (1977)
No. 55.  The Sporting Scene. (1978)
No. 56.  The Santa Fe in Topeka. (1979)
No. 57.  A Century of the Healing Arts 1850-1950. (1980)
No. 58.  The Melting Pot, an Ethnic History of Shawnee County (1981)
No. 59.  Communications. (1982)
No. 60. The Circus World of Willie Sells. (1983)
No. 61.  The Clubs of Shawnee County. (1984)
No. 62. The Prairie Star. (1985)
No. 63. Fire Service of Topeka. (1986)
No. 64. Oakland’s First One Hundred Years & Ghost Towns of Shawnee County. (1987)
No. 65. Town Hall Tonight: A Pictorial History of Topeka’s Theaters (published jointly with the Art Center of Topeka, 1988)
No. 66.  The Good Guys: A History of Law Enforcement in Shawnee County (1989)
No. 67.  Gone But Not Forgotten: The Lost Schools of Topeka (1990)
No. 68.  John Ritchie-Portrait of an Uncommon Man. (1991)
No. 69. The Home Front: Shawnee County During World War I. (1992)
No. 70.  “Walking Five Miles In The Snow”: A Social History of Shawnee County Rural Schools. (1993)
No. 71. Sunday Open House: George Mack’s “Historic Homes.” (1994)
No. 72. The Last Time We Were Together: Shawnee County in World War II. (1995)
No. 73. TM: Topeka Magazine’s Look at the Kansas Capital, 1946 (1996 Reprint)
No. 74. Oakwood Farm: Biography of a Kaw Valley Homestead (1997)
No. 75. Downtown! Stories from the Avenue (1998)
No. 76. A Park In The Country Gage Park’s Century (1999)
No. 77. A Topekan for All Seasons The Life of Chester Woodward (2000)
No. 78. Flood! Tales of a Rampaging Kaw (2001)
No. 79. Downtown! Strolling Down the Avenue (2002)
No. 80 Holliday Park: The Heart and Spirit of the City (2003)
No. 81 Prairie Palace: The Great Overland Station/The Union Pacific in Topeka (2004)
No. 82 Before Kansas Bled: Pre-Territorial Shawnee County (2007) 
No. 83 Bungalow Homes for the Nation: the L.F. Garlinghouse Co. of Topeka (2008) 
No. 84 Lively Elmhurst: The Classic Topeka Neighborhood (2009)