Independence Public Library Resource Materials

 

Reference Shelf

  • "History of Buchanan County, Iowa" 1881
  • Surname index for "History of Buchanan County, Iowa" published 1881
  • The History of Buchanan County, Iowa 1990
  • History of Buchanan County, Iowa Volumes 1 & 2 - 1914
  • Every name index for "History of Buchanan County, Iowa and its People" 1914 Vol. 1 & 2
  • Biographical Index to the County Histories of Iowa
  • Buchanan County Marriages Vol. III Jan. 1869 to Nov. 1872
  • Buchanan County Marriages Vol. IV Nov. 1872 to Oct. 1876
  • Buchanan County, Iowa 1860 Census
  • History and Happenings of the Buchanan County Amish 1914-1997
  • Buchanan County, Iowa Cemeteries 1980
  • Illinois Central Railroad Depot in Independence
  • Historical Atlas of Iowa 1875
  • Biographical Souvenir of the Counties of Delaware & Buchanan, Iowa
  • Palimpsest index 1940 to 1976
  • Pictorial Atlas Buchanan County, Iowa 1979
  • Constitution & Roster of the Fifth Iowa Infantry Veteran Association 1887
  • Buchanan County, Iowa TAM Service (Township maps, Alphabetical Locator, Mailing list) 1994-95, 1998-1999, 2003-2004
  • National register of Historic Places in Iowa
  • Cumulative index to the Palimpsest Volumes XI - XX
  • Independence, Iowa published 1994 by Free Rivers Press
  • The Civil War Episodes 1-9 on Video Cassette and Index
  • Iowa History as told in Biography (1932)
  • "From Ackley to Zwingle" A collection of the origins of Iowa place names
  • "The Annals of Iowa" Volume One - 1863
  • My Memories of Cherity Flat School
  • "A History of Iowa" Volumes 1-8
  • "From Abenaki to Zuni" A dictionary of Native American Tribes
  • Cumulative Index to The Annals of Iowa Volumes 29-50 1947-1991
  • Transactions IOWA Horticultural Society Volumes  55 and 57 1920 and 1922
  • 1992 and 1995 Buchanan County, Iowa Plat Books
  • Building Program for the Independence Public Library, January 1995
  • Newspaper Collection of the State Historical Society June 1969
  • Environmental Assessment of the Former Manufactured Gas Site in Independence April, 1994
  • Encyclopedia of North American Indians
  • Iowans of Impact
  • Iowa Marriages Early to 1850
  • Charrette Report 1994 for the Independence Public Library
  • Genealogies Cataloged by the Library of Congress Since 1986
  • The Red Cross In Iowa
  • Welfare Campaigns in Iowa
  • Welfare Work in Iowa
  • Food Administration in Iowa
  • The American Legion in Iowa
  • Sale of War Bonds in Iowa
  • Iowa Official Register 1997-1998 and 1999-2000

Nonfiction

  • A Brit Among the Hawkeyes
  • "To Go Free" A Treasury of Iowa's Legal Heritage
  • Iowa A Guide to the Hawkeye State
  • A Literary History of Iowa
  • Christmas in Iowa
  • This Is Iowa
  • An Iowa Album A Photographic History 1860-1920
  • Iowa Stereographs
  • Tell A Tale of Iowa
  • Iowa and Some Iowans 3rd Edition 1988
  • A History of the People of Iowa
  • Iowa through the Years
  • Annual Report Buchanan County Conservation Board July 1, 1996  June 30, 1997
  • Iowa Natural Heritage
  • Waterloo A Pictorial History
  • Iowa History and Culture
  • Iowa Beautiful Land
  • Iowa Emigrant
  • Iowa Inside Out
  • History of Iowa Volumes 1-4
  • In No Time at All (commended by the Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission)
  • "125 Years of Growth" Independence, Iowa Quasquicentennial 1972
  • The Iowa Quick Fact Book
  • Iowa The Pioneer Heritage
  • Iowa Simply Beautiful
  • Iowa Celebrating the Sesquicentennial
  • Iowa A Celebration of Land, People & Purpose
  • Art of the State Iowa
  • Pioneer Farming in Iowa
  • "Iowa's Lost Summer" The Flood of 1993
  • Iowa Pork and People
  • Rogues and Heroes from Iowa's Amazing Past
  • Bonnie Iowa Farm Folk
  • Iowans who made a difference
  • Hurrah for Bonnie Iowa
  • Iowa Pioneer Foundations
  • Iowa History Reference Guide
  • Victorian Architecture of Iowa
  • Outside In African-American History in Iowa 1838-2000
  • A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846
  • "Seasons of Change" Associated General Contractors Reflecting upon 75 years of service to Iowa
  • "Frontierswoman" The Iowa Experience
  • I'way to Iowa
  • Hawkeye Lore
  • This is the Place, Iowa
  • Discovering Historic Iowa
  • Iowa's Country Schools Landmarks of Learning
  • Iowa A History
  • Tarpleywick: A Century of Iowa Farming

Vertical File

  • Buchanan Co. Conservation Board-Otter Creek Quarterly
  • Buchanan Co. Conservation Fontana Park Bridge
  • Buchanan Co. Emergency Management
  • Buchanan Co. Genealogical Society Index
  • Buchanan Co. Historical Society Heritage Trail
  • Buchanan Co. Iowa 150th Birthday Celebration
  • Buchanan Co. Labor Survey
  • Buchanan Co. Maps
  • Buchanan Co. Officers
  • Buchanan Co. Time Capsule 1976
  • Buchanan Co. Tourism

 Storage

  • "150 Years of History" Independence, Iowa 1847-1997 Sesquicentennial
  • Atlas of Buchanan County, Iowa 1910
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Wapsie 1915-1918, 1920-1931, 1936-1938, 1941, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1955-1961, 1963-1965
  • Maroon & White 1900, 1903, 1904
  • Mustang 1968, 1970-1987, 1997, 1998
  • Independence Conservative Centennial Issue (bound) 1855 - 1955

Second Floor

  • Iowa, Land of Many Mills

  • Dedication of Monuments erected by the state of Iowa

  • Growing up in Iowa

  • Buchanan County Emergency Plan for facilities producing or storing hazardous chemicals or substances

  • Update of the outdoor recreation conservation and open spaces plan Mar. 1996-June 2000

  • Iowa literary Heritage Trail

  • A Community Tapestry Jesup, IA 1986

  • Men of Ancient Iowa

  • Iowa Pioneer Foundation Vol. 11

  • Patters and Prospective's in Iowa History

  • The Iowa HABS Catalog

  • Old mills in the Midwest (Illinois and Iowa)

  • "Tornado" Accounts of the tornado in Iowa

  • Sixty sketches of the Iowa past and present

  • Iowa Barns

  • Portrait of Iowa

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