Research Center Appointment Request

    For the safety and well-being of our patrons and staff, we will be scheduling visits to the Library and Archives Research Centers by appointment only. Appointments are available on a first come, first served basis. Please fill out the information below, and one of our staff members will contact you to confirm and coordinate details related to your appointment. Requesting an appointment does not guarantee an appointment. Your appointment is confirmed once a staff member has contacted, coordinated, and confirmed with you.


    Contact Information

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    Visit Information

    Fill out the below sections so we can prepare for your visit. At this time, appointments are available Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, 9 a.m - 12:00 noon or 1:00 p.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, please review our schedule.






    Please also list any specific collection resources that you are interested in viewing during your visit. Including books, newspapers, manuscripts, photographs, and government records or other.

    Patron Agreement and Guidelines

    In preparation for your visit, please visit the Library and Archives Research Centers policies and procedures on the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs website. By clicking submit and submitting an appointment request you agree to follow state Historical Society of Iowa Library and Archives Research Centers policies and procedures.


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