Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society

Wichita, KS
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Archiving COVID-19

Posted on Monday March 30, 2020

MHGS has started to archive materials related to the coronavirus pandemic in Sedgwick County.

How to help: Save and contribute items related to the pandemic or the stay-in-place order in Sedgwick County. These can be signs, photographs, documents or other items. No Wichita Eagle articles, please.

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Library Closed Until Further Notice

Posted on Saturday March 28, 2020

In compliance with the Sedgwick County stay-at-home order, and our own common sense, we have closed the library and cancelled all of our classes and meetings until further notice. We'll let you know when we think it's safe to start things up again.

In the meantime, perhaps this is a good week to start labeling photos or sorting that pile of miscellaneous research you've been ignoring?

Stay safe everyone!

House History SIG Postponed Until May 16

Posted on Sunday March 15, 2020

We're going to postpone the start of our special interest group "Researching and Writing About the History of a House, Business or Farm" until May 16. We want it to be a source of fun, not stress! See you then!

Library Closed March 15 – March 30

Posted on Saturday March 14, 2020

We have decided to close the library from March 15 to March 30, except by appointment. We will monitor conditions and make a decision about reopening as we get more information.

If you need to access the library during this time, please email library@mhgswichita.org and we'll set up an appointment to open the library for you.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Stay healthy and go label some pictures!

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