Iowa Genealogical Society will be CLOSED on Mondays beginning 2 October 2023!!!
Fall Conference 2023
Registration is Open!
14 Oct 2023
Iowa Genealogical Society Fall Conference
Kathleen Brandt of a3Genealogy
You are welcome to join us for this in-person event with Kathleen, which will be held in the IGS west wing, located in Des Moines, Iowa.
Zoom options are available for those who wish to attend remotely.
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Hamilton County Genealogy Workshop
Family History Resource Fair
Come join local resources to see what they have to offer you in the line of genealogical resources.
30 Sep 2023
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location is the Iowa Genealogical Society Conference Center
IGS Slumber Party
We're having a research party! Join us for 14 hours of uninterrupted time to work on your family history and take advantage of all the IGS Library has to offer. You can stay for a few hours or all night. For more information and to register:
Do you know about our Certificate Program?
Pioneer, Centennial and Statehood Certificates contain pedigree charts and other documentation which verifies that the Indexed Pioneer was in Iowa either since 1846, 1856 or for the last 100 years.
Genealogy Name Tag
Let Others Know Your Family
A Genealogy Name Tag from IGS is a unique conversation starter. Your genealogy at a glance that can be worn with any clothing. Black letters on a white plastic badge (2 1/8 x 3 3/8) with a pin clasp on the back. Font size appropriate for space on badge.
Thank you to the State Historical Society of Iowa for providing Historical Resource Development Program funding to the Iowa genealogical Society.
IGS is using the grand funds to purchase supplies for preserving records pertaining to the Pioneer Certificate program, and for processing and preserving information in our new manuscript collection.
Funding for the Historical Resource Development Program is made possible by an annual appropriation from
the Iowa Legislature to the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program. The Iowa Department of
Cultural Affairs receives 5% of that appropriation.
Thank you to the Iowa Arts Council for providing Emergency Relief funding to the Iowa genealogical Society.