Building Hours

May 21st through August 3rd
Mon - Fri - 7:30AM - 5PM
Sat & Sun  - CLOSED

Summer Holiday Closings
Monday, May 28th
Wednesday, July 4th 

Research Help Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8:00AM-5:00PM 
Sun. & Sat. CLOSED

Contact Us

Main Phone: 


Research Phone: 
Call: 785-639-6180


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What am I Searching?

  • Full-text articles from more than 80,000 journals. For more article content, see Articles and Databases.
  • Everything from the Forsyth Library Catalog: books, ebooks, videos, FHSU theses, and more.
  • Digital images, FHSU yearbooks and athletic programs, and Sternberg Museum fossils from the Forsyth Library Digital Collections.

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University Archives

The goal of the University Archives is to collect, preserve, and provide access to research materials that document the historical, cultural and intellectual experiences of Fort Hays State University. The Archive’s collections include: 

  • Official papers of the presidents
  • Yearbooks, class schedules, and college catalogs
  • Athletic programs, game tapes, and score books
  • University publications
  • Collections of faculty papers
  • Records of various FHSU offices
  • Kansas oral history collections
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia

Research Help:

Digital Collection:

Online Exhibitions:

Visiting the University Archives:

  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Please help us preserve the collection by respecting the following:
    • All materials are non-circulating and do not leave the Archives
    • Only pencils may be used and will be provided if needed
    • Food and drink are not permitted in the Archives
    • Please speak with staff about the use of cell phones in the Archives 

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