Miscellaneous

There are many type of records in our collection. This is just a sampling of those you may find.

Labor Contracts of Freedmen Labor contracts between planters and freedmen, Jan 1865-Nov 1868. Many of these contracts can be linked or matched with people found in the 1870 census. [located in the African-American microfilm drawer]

Cherokee Indian Collection [970.1] Numerous books include Those Who Cried (1835 census), Cherokee Emigration Rolls 1817-1835, The Trail of Tears, Cherokee Roots and Cherokee Reserves.

Iowa Old Age Assistance Records, which were a head tax for land owners compiled by the county assessor for the years o1934 to 1937 [on microfilm].

First volumes of the Virginia Genealogist with census indexes, genealogies, and much more.

Periodicals from all over the United States, as published by other state, county, and local genealogical societies. These are searchable by PERSI (PERiodical Search Index) at most public libraries using HeritageQuest On Line.

A complete set of the Hawkeye Heritage, IGS’s own quarterly journal published since 1966, with a topical index published in 1993. [977.7/IOW]

Books of county records that IGS has published, and which are available for purchase.