About this journal

The Iowa Journal of History and Politics (ISSN: 0031-0360 (Print) ISSN: (0000-0000) (Online), ISSN-L 0031-0360) was a historical magazine published the State Historical Society of Iowa from 1903 to 1948. It was continued by Iowa Journal of history.

The large image used on the article pages is "Commencement on the Pentacrest, The University of Iowa, June 1925" taken by Frederick W Kent and available in Iowa Digital Library.

The six titles published by the State Historical Society are:

Publication History

Published quarterly by The State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Vol. 1 (Jan. 1903)-v. 46 (Oct. 1948). The title changed to Iowa Journal of history in 1949.


  • Benjamin F Shambaugh, 1903–April 1940 (Bruce E Mahon co-edited 1928)
  • Ruth A Gallaher, July 1940
  • John Ely Briggs, October 1940–April 1943
  • Ethyl E Martin, July 1943–July 1947
  • William J Petersen, October 1947–October 1948

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Preservation Status

The Iowa Journal of History and Politics is not yet preserved.


The Iowa Journal of History and Politics is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries.