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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.
Historic & Archaeological Site Inventory Find details about historic and archeological sites in Iowa.
Manuscripts Find personal papers, diaries, advertisements, maps and ephemera.
Newspapers Discover historic newspapers on microfilm and online.
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State Archives Find state agency, legislative, judicial, military records and more.
Vital Records Find birth, marriage and death records.
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