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Drake Relays
Heritage Book: Kesho-Callender Heritage Days July 7-9, 1989
Iowa City Flood

Industry and Commerce

John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection
Spaulding Collection
University of Iowa Libraries Bookbinding Model Collection
Waukee Mining Collection

Maps, Atlases, Surveys

Des Moines River Valley Plat Maps, 1836-1851
Digital Iowa Geological Resources (DIGS)
Hixson Plat Map Atlases of Iowa  
Iowa Counties Historic Atlases


Grundy Center Concert Band Audio Collection
Historic Sheet Music Collection 
Jazz Band One Audio Collection
Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Audio Collection
We Love Iowa Audio Collection

People, Biographies

Abraham Lincoln Documents at the State Historical Society of Iowa
Ada Hayden
Adonijah Welch
African American Women in Iowa Collection
Alexander Lippisch
Billy Robinson Heritage Digital Photo Exhibit
Calvin Photographs Collection
Carrie Chapman Catt
Charles Reuben Keyes
Christian Petersen
Dentistry College Class Photograph, University of Iowa
Dr. Morehouse and Astronomy at Drake
Eve Drewelowe Digital Collection
Evelyn Birkby Collection
Figge Art Museum Grant Wood Digital Collection
George Washington Carver
Governors of Iowa
Grand View College Class Photographs 1896-1919
Henry A. Wallace Collection
Historic Iowa Children's Diaries
Iowa Women's Archives Founders
Jack Trice
John Vincent Atanasoff - Father of the Computer
Looking for Ernest Tomlin Collection, Drake University
Mary Noble Historical Photograph Collection
Mary Welch
Mildred Wirt Benson Collection
Mujeres Latinas Digital Collection
Ruth Suckow Short Stories Collection
State Librarians of Iowa
The Story of Iowa, A Children's History
Verona Johnston Collection, Drake University


Amana Heritage Society Collection
Bicentennial Reflections: History of the Des Moines Public Schools: 1846-1976
Carnegie Libraries in Iowa Project (CLIP) Collection
Des Moines Illustrated Souviner
Des Moines Public Library Postcard Collection
Des Moines River Valley Plat Maps, 1836-1851
Des Moines University Historic Photograph Collection
Descartes Pascal Digital Collection
Fairfield Buildings
Fairfield Chautauqua
Fairfield Public Library History
Fairfield Town Square
Four Mounds Digital Collection
Historical Sketch of the State of Iowa
Iowa Capitol Complex
Iowa Capitol Complex Historical Documents
Iowa City Town and Campus Scenes
Iowa State University Library Iowa County Histories
Iowa State University Library Iowa History Collection
Iowa State University Photographs Collection
Kalona Iowa History – Businesses
Malvern Public Library Archives Collection

Mason City Public Library Photograph Collection
State Law Library Photograph Collection
University of Iowa Physical Education for Women

Publications, Broadcasting, Journalists

Aurora - Iowa State Argicultural College Newspaper
Coe College Student Humor Collection
Editorial Cartoons of Brian Duffy
Editorial Cartoons of J.N. "Ding" Darling, Drake University
History of Medicine of Polk County Iowa
Iowa Constituion, 1857
Iowa Journalists Oral Histories
Iowa Libraries: Bookplates
Iowa State University Library Cookbook Collection
Iowa State University Library Video Collection
Iowa State University - CYpubs
Irving Weber's Iowa City
Ottumwa High School Yearbooks
Reports of the Iowa Library Commission
Seed Catalogs - Iowa Seed Companies
Sketch - ISU Literary Magazine
WKX9 Experimental Television at Iowa

Societies, Organizations, Clubs

Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes
Mills County Soil Conservation Distric Historic Collection

War, Civil Conflicts

Cedar Falls Civil War Exhibit Catalog
Civil War Diaries and Letters
A Czech in the American Civil War
Iowa State University Library Civil War Diaries Collection
Pella World War II Naval Flight School
World War II Iowa Press Clippings Collection