Iowa Heritage

Ancestry Library Edition

Iowa Heritage Digital Collections

Madison County Genealogical Web Page

National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians  A great starting place for genealogical research, how-to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide, and databases of family trees.

National Archives: State Archives  Genealogists may need to get information from state archives and historical societies. Here is contact information as of January, 2006.

Cyndi’s List  A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet, 261,000+ links for family history! (as of 9/1/06)

Repository of Primary Sources  A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.

Iowa Genealogical Society  IGS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history. IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members’ houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate. Today our 3,000+ members are worldwide and the book collection alone spans the length of over five football fields.

State Historical Society of Iowa  A main repository of Iowa historical and genealogical information.

Society of American Archivists  Organizations, associations and groups related to or of interest to the archival profession.