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Welcome to Special Collections

A guide to visiting the Special Collections department at the University of Iowa Libraries.
  Collection areas and repositories

Our collections span a wide range of topics, people, and places. Our repositories are listed below with their major areas of emphasis. This is not an exhaustive list of what is available for research. To find a specific collection or item, please follow the directions to find what you are looking for.

Special Collections University of Iowa Archives Iowa Women's Archives International Dada Archive
Science Fiction & Pop Culture University history Personal papers Books
Medieval manuscripts Departmental papers Books Periodicals
Early printed books (incunabula) Faculty & staff papers    
Miniature books Student organization records    
English & American Literature      
Book arts      
Culinary Arts