Browse Collections (10 total)

George Simons Frontier Sketches

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Consists of drawings made by George Simons during railroad survey projects in Iowa and Nebraska beginning in 1853.

Amelia Bloomer Collection


A collection of materials related to American women's rights and temperance advocate Amelia Bloomer. Including letters written to Bloomer,…

General Grenville Dodge Collection

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Documents, letters, papers, and other materials related to General Grenville M. Dodge and family.

Emil Pavich Postcard Collection


A collection of three albums containing a total of 511 postcards. This collection consists of historic Council Bluffs postcards dating from…

Manawa Fish & Game


Photographs from the collections of the Lake Manawa Fish & Game Club in Council Bluffs.

Fire Department

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Photographs and Documents from the Council Bluffs Fire Department. Donated to the Council Bluffs Public Library Special Collections in 2017.

Council Bluffs Yearbooks

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A collection of Council Bluffs area yearbooks and high school annuals. These book published were annually to record, highlight, and commemorate the…

Council Bluffs Public Library Special Collections

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Photographs and documents of the Council Bluffs Public Library Special Collections.

Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Archives


Newspaper clippings and photographs from the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil