The history of European settlement in Iowa dates back to the 1830s spurred by the availability of affordable farmland, government incentives, and an expanding railroad system. Immigration and migration has continued since and involves populations from across the globe. Objects in this collection are representative of both modern and historic immigrant groups.
Many items below come from various collections within Special Collections & University Archives. Finding aids to specific collections are linked below.
A curated sample of the UNI Museum materials related to elections can be found at the tag set linked below. More materials may be found by searching the online database available on our website.