Full-text issues from 1890-1906. Part of "Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers" web site developed by Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities. The full run of the Wichita Eagle is available in Microfilm.
This website is a great place to start your research. Historical bibliographies exist for a number of topics and can be a life saver for finding the right resources for your project.
For digitized copies of county plat atlases follow these links on KSHS: Research - Research Toolkit - Guides & Finding Aids - Maps - Kansas County Atlases.
The U.S. Geological Survey has done detailed topographical maps of most of the United States. These maps are updated from time to time, and comparing two different maps can illustrate regional change over time. SEARCH FOR WICHITA WEST OR WICHITA EAST TO FIND THE MAPS.