Hundreds of Iowa newspaper titles, from 1836 to the present, are available for you to access on microfilm at the State Historical Society of Iowa Research Centers.


    The State Historical Society of Iowa's newspaper collection includes more than 22 million pages on microfilm. Microfilmed newspapers from hundreds of communities across the state, spanning from 1836 to the present, are available for use at the Research Centers in Des Moines and Iowa City.

    Chronicling America

    View select historic Iowa newspapers available on Chronicling America through the Iowa Digital Newspaper Project. Find which newspapers are available online and which are currently being digitized.

    Newspaper Archive

    Visit a Research Center for complimentary access to NewspaperARCHIVE, a nationwide archive of millions of online historical newspaper pages.