For more digitized publications, look at some of the sources in our list of digital archives.
Boise Public Library Ethnic History Archive is a collection over 200 clippings from the Idaho Statesman spanning over fifty years. The Archive is part of the [stacks] Idaho Digital Repository maintained by the Idaho Commission for Libraries.
The PDFs on this page, unless otherwise noted, are licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0
- The Week in Boise 1911 (PDF) – CONTENTS INCLUDE: Introduction of The Week in Boise — Libraries — An Explanation — Theatrical Productions, Films, Events — Parks and Public Grounds — Hospitals, Asylums and Homes — Street Numbering Plan — Arrival and Departure of Mails — Poem: “Idaho – An Easterner’s Salvation” — Article: “Smuggles Jewels Inside of a Dog” — Rail and Stage Line Time Tables — Clubs and Associations — Public Buildings, Halls, Etc. — Churches — Trades and Labor Organizations — Societies and Lodges.
The Items below were digitized from the Boise Public Library collection. Please credit the Boise Public Library when linking to them.
- Early History of Idaho Chamberlain 1909 a 1909 publication (PDF).
- Boise and Interurban Railway photos (PDF).
- Arthur D. Foote’s 1887 Report on the Irrigating & Reclaiming of Certain Desert Lands (PDF).
- W.E. Pierce & Co. Real Estate Dealers Boise City Idaho Illustrated W E Pierce & Co 1893 (PDF).
- Founding of McCall, Idaho by Frank P. Rowland (PDF).
- Commercial Onion Culture in Idaho – a 1917 publication of the University of Idaho’s Agricultural Experiment Station (PDF).
- Excerpts from Idaho: Dawn of Plenty the seventh biennial report of the Commissioner of Immigration, Labor and Statistics (1911-1912) (PDF).
- Report of the Inspector of Mines for the State of Idaho for the Year 1899 (PDF).
- Report to the Governor on the Insurrection in Shoshone County Commencing April 29th, 1899 (PDF).
- League of Southern Idaho Commercial Clubs, 1907 (PDF).
- Historic Houses of Boise’s Warm Springs Ave Area published jointly in 1975 by Friends of the Bishop’s house and the Boise Junior League. Digitized with permission (PDF).
- Maps Can Help You Trace Your Family Tree: how to use maps in genealogy. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1991.
- Map of Ada County, Idaho. 1920. Map Scale 1″=2 miles (1:124,000). Compiled from Official Records by the Inter-mountain Map Company, 606 Overland Bldg., Boise, Idaho.
- Rand McNally Black and White Mileage Map: Idaho. Commercial Atlas of America page 360 [Idaho]. Rand McNally & Company, 1920.
- Rand McNally Indexed Pocket Map Tourists’ and Shippers’ Guide: Railroads, electric lines, post offices, express, telegraph and mail service; counties, congressional townships, cities, towns, villages, rivers, lakes, islands, creeks, mountains, etc.; air service landing fields; population according to the latest official census; main highways. Chicago, Illinois; New York, N.Y.: Rand McNally & Company, 1921.
This page updated by rjoiner on January 8 ,2021.