A. A. Hyde Collection of William S. Soule Photographs

A collection of portraits of Native Americans made by William S. Soule in Indian Territory around 1870.


Images of Kansas Towns and Cities 

Over 475 different Kansas towns and cities from nearly every county are represented in this image collection.


Sod House Collection

A collection of postcards and photographs depicting the sod houses typical of early homesteads on the North American plains.


 Panama Canal Photograph Collection

A collection of photographs depicting the building of the Panama Canal.


Carry A. Nation Collection

A collection of documents and photographs about the famed temperance leader from Kansas.


Park Brothers Papers

A collection of correspondence of three brothers, all of whom lived in Kansas from 1857 to 1869.


Digital Collections

Website featuring images from selected collections in Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries.  Digitized items include photographs, lithographs, stereographs, broadsides, manuscripts, newspapers and ephemera from both national and local collections on a wide range of topics.


Map Collection

A sampling of digitized maps of Kansas from the larger collection.


Wichita Photo Archives

Collaborative project with the Wichita Public Library Local History Section and the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum to present over 1000 images of Wichita online.


 Wichita, the Magic City

Scanned images from an early photographic work of Wichita.