Numerous indexes, records and publications in the collections are available online. Through partnerships with various organizations you can enjoy digitized maps, publications, newspapers and vital records.
The State Historical Society of Iowa has partnered with Family Search and Ancestry.com to digitize and make indexes and record images available online. View a list of vital records at the centers and online to get started.
The society has partnered with Family Search and Ancestry.com to make indexes and images of federal, Iowa and special census records available online. View a list of available census records to get started.
Manuscripts, Newspapers, Photographs & Documents
- Abraham Lincoln Documents
- Advantage Community History Newspaper Archive
- Iowa Children’s Historic Diaries
- Iowa County Historic Atlases
- Iowa Digitized Newspapers
- NewspaperArchives Iowa Database
- Photograph Collection Selections
- Robert D Ray Digital Collection
- World War II Press Clippings
- Annals of Iowa (1863-2014)
- Iowa Heritage Illustrated (1997-2014)
- The Goldfinch (1975-2000)
- The Palimpsest (1920-1996)