Iowa Natural History Association Records, 1980-1994

Collection Overview

Title: Iowa Natural History Association Records, 1980-1994

Record Series: MsC-35

Record Group:


Creator: Iowa Natural History Association  

Date: 1980-1994  

Extent: 1 box (0.209 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Iowa Natural History Association collection, 1980-1994, Manuscript Record Series MsC-35, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

This is a collection of newsletters and booklets from the Iowa Natural History Association (IHNA), spanning the years 1980-1994. Each folder is numbered with a year, and contains one or two newsletters from that year. Most folders also contain natural history booklets and other material. 


Folder 1: 1980 Newsletter

Folder 2: 1981 Newsletter

Folder 3: 1982 Newsletter

Folder 4: 1983

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet: Natural History of the Upper Iowa Valley between Decorah and New Albin

Folder 5: 1984

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet: Natural History of the Lake Calvin Basin of Southeast Iowa

Folder 6: 1985

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet: Carboniferous, Past and Present
  • Correspondence
  • Bylaws of the Iowa Natural History Association

Folder 7: 1986

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet: Natural History of the Cedar and Wapsipinicon River Basins on the Iowa Erosion Surface
  • List of institutions with natural history collections
  • List of institutions sent initial INHA survey
  • Correspondence

Folder 8: 1987

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet:Conard Environmental Research Area
  • Membership information
  • 1987 annual meeting agenda
  • Minutes
  • Correspondence

Folder 9: 1988

  • Newsletter
  • Booklet: Natural History of Ledges State Park and the Des Moines Valley in Boone County
  • 1988 annual meeting
  • List of meeting attendees
  • Report of Curatorial Committee, November 5, 1988
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Information update
  • 1988 Iowa Natural History Foray: fish collections
  • Correspondence

Folder 10: 1989

  • Newsletter
  • Iowa Natural History Foray: Cherokee and O’Brien Counties fish collections
  • List of meeting attendees of foray
  • Minutes of INHA meeting, November 11, 1989

Folder 11: 1990

  • Newsletter
  • First annual INHA natural history foray report
  • 1990 annual meeting agenda
  • Minutes of INHA meeting, November 3, 1990
  • Report of Collections Committee
  • 1990 Iowa Natural History Foray: fish collections
  • 1990 Iowa Natural History Foray: Benton County
  • Correspondence

Folder 12: 1991

  • Newsletter
  • Natural and Cultural History of the Mines of Spain
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes of INHA meeting, April 20, 1991
  • Agenda for fall meeting
  • Minutes of INHA meeting, November 9, 1991
  • List of attendees
  • Report: “The Status of the Natural History of Iowa at the End of the 20th Century”

Folder 13: 1992

  • Newsletter
  • Agenda for INHA meeting, November 6-7, 1992
  • Minutes for the INHA meeting, November 7, 1992
  • List of meeting attendees
  • Report: “Mammal sightings on Louisa County Foray”
  • Report: “Louisa County Fungi”
  • Report: “Liverworts and hornworts from Louisa County”
  • Report: “The Amphibians and Reptiles of the 1992 Foray to Louisa County”
  • Report: “Bird Survey for the Islands in Mississippi River in Louisa County”
  • Report: “Discussion of Breeding Bird Data for Louisa County”
  • Correspondence

Folder 14: 1993

  • Newsletter
  • Minutes of the INHA meeting, April 24, 1993
  • Minutes of the INHA meeting, November 6, 1993
  • Correspondence

Folder 15: 1994 Newsletter

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, March 2017. Last updated October 2017 (dh). Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.