Genealogy Collection


The library has a special Heritage Area. Ask a librarian at the circulation desk if you need help locating materials.
Documents found in this area include:

  • Oelwein Newspapers back to 1887
  • Census records
  • Marriage records   heritage collection.JPG
  • Cemetery records
  • Oelwein history
  • School annuals
  • City directories
  • County history
  • Iowa history
  • Railroad books and records
  • Local history articles, newspapers, photographs, family records, ect.
  • Genealogical records
  • Microfilms and Microfilm reader

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Did you know?

You can access the Oelwein Daily Register Archives from home. Click on the button to the right to search papers from 1880 to 2016. You will also find the Fayette County GAR Records and The Roster of Iowa Soldiers War of Rebellion Volumes 1-6 under the "more +" link under Browse by Title.