This page contains contains a list of all the content on H-Midwest having to do with the state of Iowa.
The State of Iowa was just 11 years old when some of its early residents had the foresight to create the State Historical Society of Iowa, in 1857. Even then, they recognized the value of Iowa history and wanted to safeguard it for generations to come.
Please join us at noon on Thursday, December 8, when Thomas R. Baker will discuss “Going Local: How New Research on Individual States is Shaping Our Understanding of the Civil War” at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Centennial Building, 402 Iowa Avenue in Iowa City. The program is free and open to the public.
Gateway Arcana: Myths, Mysteries, and Hidden History in the Iowa-Illinois Gateway
The Summer 2016 issue of the Annals of Iowa is now available.
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
Redware preserve jars from Bowen’s Prairie site 13JN196, the Graffort-Sullivan Farmstead, Jones County, Iowa. University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa City, Iowa. Photo courtesy of the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist.
Bone flute from the Cherokee Sewer Site. The flute is made from a swan ulna and is the oldest known musical instrument from Iowa. University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa City, Iowa. Photo courtesy of the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist.
Room B9 Repository, University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa City, IA.
Photo courtesy of the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist.
Production still from State Fair (1933), Iowa Film and Book Collection (Marty Knepper, John Lawrence), Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City, Iowa. Image courtesy of the Sioux City Public Museum.