Kansas Room Special Collections

Kansas City, Kansas is a city rich in history. Lewis and Clark stopped near this area during their first expedition of the Louisiana Territory in 1804. The Wyandott Indians settled in what is now known as Kansas City, Kansas in 1843. Many African - Americans from the South known as the Exodusters, settled here in the late 1870s. The Kansas Room also holds special collections related to the history of Wyandots in Kansas, the Huron Cemetery, the history of the library and public schools.