State Historical Library

State Historical Library

Our mission is to identify, record, collect, preserve, manage and provide access to historical resources documenting Iowa history, including the State Historical Archives which preserve permanently valuable State of Iowa government records.  The State Historical Library Collections include a wide range of assets including manuscripts, photographs and audiovisual materials, maps, oral histories, newspapers, periodicals, and records from private individuals and organizations.

Public Reference Services

E-mail inquiries regarding archival research collections should be directed to dm.library@iowa.gov .

Collections

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