102 12th Avenue, Camanche, Iowa 52730           Phone: (563) 259-1106   

E-Mail: camanchepl@camanche.lib.ia.us             Fax: (563) 259-0917      

Camanche Public Library

Research Services by Subject: Genealogy


Ancestry.com - One of the world’s largest collection of online records along with DNA testing and records.


National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians
A great starting place for genealogical research, how-to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide, and databases of family trees.

National Archives: State Archives
Genealogists may need to get information from state archives and historical societies. Here is contact information as of January, 2006

Cyndi’s List
A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet, 261,000+ links for family history! (as of 9/1/06)

Repository of Primary Sources
A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.

Iowa Genealogical Society
IGS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history. IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members' houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate. Today our 3,000+ members are worldwide and the book collection alone spans the length of over five football fields.


IAGenWeb Project - A group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.


Clinton County Historical Society - The Clinton County Historical Museum and Library is in downtown Clinton at 601 South 1st Street. Hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturdays by appointment and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

State Historical Society of Iowa
A main repository of Iowa historical and genealogical information.

Society of American Archivists
Organizations, associations and groups related to or of interest to the archival profession.


Sunday               Closed

Thu-Fri-Sat        11:00am - 5:00pm

Mon-Tue-Wed    11:00am - 7:30pm