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Microfilm for Purchase

NEWSPAPERS – Bell & Howell (formerly University Microfilm International), and Heritage Microfilm, Inc. each currently film several Iowa newspapers and have back files on many Iowa titles. For order and price information contact a vendor listed below.

Bell & Howell Information and Learning
300 North Zeeb Road
PO Box 1346
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346
Toll-free: 1-800-521-0600
Fax: (734)-975-6458

Heritage Microfilm, Inc.
4049 21st Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Toll-free: 1-888-870-0484 - ext. 20
(319) 390-9442
Fax: (319) 396-4329
Contact person: David Bell


Federal Iowa Census for the years of 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 can be purchased from these vendors: 

Heritage Quest (formerly American Genealogical Lending Library)
PO Box 329
Bountiful, UT 84011-0329
Toll-free: 1-800-658-7755
Fax: (801)-298-5468

Scholarly Resource, Inc.
104 Greenhill Ave.
Wilmington, DE 19805-1897
Toll-free: 1-800-772-8937

Iowa State Census

The years of 1856, 1885, 1895, 1915, 1925 and various special census between the years of 1836 and 1897 are available from Heritage Microfilm, Inc., as is a 1905 directory listed by counties and towns/townships giving names of all family members together with their post offices. See address above.

Iowa County Plat Maps and the Iowa Civil War Roster are also available from Heritage Microfilm, Inc. See address above.

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