Tama County Historical Society & Genealogical Library
200 N. Broadway
Toledo, IA 52342

Research Library
Research Requests
At Tama County Historical Society & Genealogical Library, a team of dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers are available to assist with your research. If you can't make it in person, we can help do the research for you! 

Our library contains the following resources:
​If you can't make it to the library, we offer research assistance for $10 an hour. Please fill out the request form with information about your research interests and we can respond with a cost estimate.
Federal Census - All Iowa Counties 1840-1930
Soundex - 1880, 1900, 1920
Iowa State Census - All Iowa Counties 1856, 1885, 1895, 1930, some 1915 and 1925
Federal Census - Ohio 1830, 1840, 1850, some 1960
Census Records
Dirigible flying over Berlin (now Lincoln), Iowa, July 14, 1911
Belle Plaine, Dysart, Garwin, Gladbrook, LeGrand, Montour, Reinbeck, Tama, Toledo, Traer
Tama County Records
Birth, Death, Land, Marriage, Probate, Tax, Mortuary, Military, Church, Family Files, Obituaries, Cemetery Records, Plat Books
Passenger Lists
New York 1820-1897
Baltimore 1820-1897 (Soundex)
Boston 1848-1891 (Soundex)
New Orleans prior to 1900 (index)
Philadelphia 1800-1906 (index)
Galveston 1860-1869, 1904-1906 
Miscellaneous Records
Germans to America
Czech Immigration
LDS Microfiche
Iowa County Histories and historical society newsletters
Misc. State Publications