History & Genealogy

Ancestry.com: The library provides access to Ancestry.com from all library computers.

Iowa History Collection Catalog: The State Historical Society of Iowa has unveiled a unified, user-friendly online catalog that provides greater access to the state’s collection of more than 200 million pieces of Iowa history, available to anyone with an internet connection, anywhere in the world. The Iowa History Collections Catalog culminates a major multi-year effort to increase public access to materials from the society’s museum, libraries, archives and special collections.

State Historical Society of Iowa's Digital Resources: 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.