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Other Archives and Manuscript Collections Sites


  • The University of Iowa Library Special Collections Department maintains strong collections on Lincoln, Leigh Hunt, railroads, and Iowa history.
  • The Iowa Women's Archives, located in the University of Iowa Library, maintains collections of material related to women's roles and achievements in Iowa history.
  • The Iowa State University Library Special Collections maintains a number of collections which focus on the university's scientific and technological roles.
  • The home page of the State Historical Society of Iowa describes its programs, services, and publications. It includes information on grants administered by the Society.

United States and International

Special Interest Sites

  • Those interested in the Holocaust should check the Archives of the Holocaust Museum.
  • Joconde provides access to the collection records and a limited number of images in over 60 French museums. The database includes records of designs, prints, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and art objects representing over 130,000 art works and 10,000 artists.
  • The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation offers a well-linked and highly-informative look at life in an early American city.