RG 049 State Historical Society of Iowa

    The two forerunners of the State Historical Society of Iowa are the State Historical Society of Iowa, established in Iowa City, on January 28, 1857 and the Historical Department, located in Des Moines, established on April 8, 1892. The two facilities were combined as the State Historical Society of Iowa in 1974 .

    GeneralDate Span
    Annual/Biennial Reports 1974-1990
    Appointment Calendars (Administrator) 1985-1987
    Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teaching Iowa History 1988-1991
    Board of Trustees Awards Nomination Committee 1988-1994
    Board of Trustees Minutes 1974-1982
    Board of Trustees Minutes and Meeting Packets 1982-1994
    Budget and Program Planning Files 1985-1986
    Centennial Building Facilities Committee Minutes 1982-1993
    Construction Project Files 1982-1987
    Department Salary Ledgers c.1930s
    Departmental Policies and Procedures, Work Rules 1985-1995
    Executive Correspondence 1940-2005, Undated
    Facilities Committee 1989-1993
    Gray Literature Task Force 1994-1996
    Iowa County Records Manual Project 1984-1987
    Legislative Liaison 1986-1997
    Management Team Meeting Minutes 1986-1997
    Museum Collections Committee Minutes 1983-1985
    Museum Planning for New Building Undated
    Opening Events of State Historical Building 1987
    Peace Officer Memorial Committee Correspondence 1992-1994
    Presentations by Administrator 1984-1994
    Program Planning and Project Development Files 1985-1996
    Public Outreach Task Force 1993-1994
    State Historical Society of Iowa Collections Committee Minutes 1989-1997
    State Historical Society of Iowa Collections Policies 1980
    State Plans and Projects, Opening Events for New Historical Building 1987
    Western Historical Trails Project Files 1984-1996
    Historic PreservationDate Span
    Congressional Liaison 1973-1980
    Executive Correspondence 1970-1984
    National Register Workshops 1991-1994
    PublicationsDate Span
    Annals of Iowa 1863-1893
    State ArchivesDate Span
    Administrative Files 1979-1983
    Federal Census Returns, Agricultural 1880
    Federal Census Returns, Manufacturing 1880
    Federal Census Returns, Mortality 1880
    Federal Census Returns, Population 1880
    Policy Files 1984-1985
    Receipts 1920-1939
    Supply Requisitions 1939-1941
    War Records DivisionDate Span
    Awards and Death Notifications 1941-1945
    County WWII Casualty Lists 1941-1949
    Des Moines Ordnance Plant Files 1941-1946
    Miscellaneous Correspondence and Reference Files 1918-1950
    Personal Collections of WWII Service Personnel 1942-1946
    Religious Organizations 1942-1947
    Service Star Legion Records (Hudson, Iowa) 1921-1948
    Subject Files 1941-1949
    WAAC News, Womens Army Auxiliary Corps, Fort Des Moines
    Photographs, Womens Army Auxiliary Corps, Fort Des Moines
    War Industry Reference Files 1943-1946
    Waves, U.S. Training School, Cedar Falls 1942-1945
    WWII County Newspaper Clippings 1941-1946
    WWII Statewide Newspaper Clippings 1941-1945