State Historical Society, Kansas (KSHS)
"The mission of the Kansas State Historical Society is to identify, collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate materials and information pertaining to Kansas history in order to assist the public in understanding and appreciating their Kansas heritage and how it relates to their lives."
The Society operates with six divisions: Administration, Cultural Resources (Archeology and Historic Preservation), Education, Historic Sites, State Archives and Library, and Museum. The Society serves as the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and State Archives. The Society's executive director is appointed by the governor.
The web site for the Kansas State Historical Society is www.kshs.org.