The Heritage Room

JOURNALS

The Palimpsest: Available Online

Iowa Heritage IllustratedAvailable Online

Iowa History Journal, January 2009 to Present

The Iowan, 1952-Present (?)

 

DIRECTORIES

Ames City Directories, including Nevada and Story County: 1899, 1917, 1919, 1922, 1936, 1940, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1963-Present

Ames Telephone Directory: 1916, 1917, 1924, 1926-1942, 1944-1946, 1948, 1955-Present

 

AMES PUBLIC SCHOOLS PUBLICATIONS

The Meteor: 1907 & 1908

Spirit Quarterly: 1911-1926

Spirit Annual: 1919-Present

Ames Public Schools Directory: 1962-1970

Ames High Alumni Directory, 1994

STORY COUNTY MAPS

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, 1926 with Additions 1952 and 1957

Story County Platt Map: 1966, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001

Atlas of Story County, 1897/1898, 1902, 1967

 

BOOKS

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, Andreas’, 1875

A Narrative History of the People of Iowa, Harlan, 1931, Vol. I-V

History of Story County, Allen, 1887

History of Story County, Iowa, Payne, 1911, Vol. I-II

History of Ames Municipal Government, Shrader, 1965

Community histories of: Zearing, Maxwell, Madrid, Kelly, Nevada, Ontario, Slater, Randall, Gilbert, Colo, and Boone County

 

MICROFILM

1856 State of Iowa Census

1885 State of Iowa Census

1895 State of Iowa Census

1915 State of Iowa Census, Story County

1920 State of Iowa Census, Story, Union & Van Buren Counties

1925 State of Iowa Census, Story County