This page contains contains a list of all the content on H-Midwest having to do with the state of Iowa.
Location: Clinton Street Building (CLSB), 700 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, 52242-1030
State Archaeological Repository (of Iowa) (hereinafter the Repository) consisting of five subcollections:
- Archaeological Collection
- Document Collection
- Comparative Collection
- Teaching Collection
- UI-Stanford Collection
Location: Ames, Iowa
Farm House Museum: http://www.museums.iastate.edu/Farm%20House.html
The Spring 2016 issue of the Annals of Iowa is now available.
In one feature article, Douglas Biggs, professor of history and associate dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Kearney, offers an account of the final years of the “Dinkey,” a street railway in Ames. He explains how the train went, in just a few years (1902–1907), from being the “pride of the community” to the “laughing rolling stock of the state.”
Op-Ed and letter to Governor Terry Branstad from 10 history department chairs at Iowa colleges and universities:
Associated Press story on misuse of funds by Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs leaders:
The situation in Iowa is depressing.
A larger problem. Most of us make archives and libraries our priority, but we are few in number. Historical societies depend on museum displays for crowds. To a lesser extent, university archives and special collections face a similar challenge. Often they are empty, almost never crowded.