Buena Vista CountyHistory of Western Iowa, its settlement and growth. A comprehensive compilation of progressive events concerning the counties, cities, towns, and villages--biographical sketches of the pioneers and business men, with an authentic history of the state of Iowa. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company, 1882. - index, all bios online*
Past and Present of Buena Vista County, Iowa, by C. H. Wegerslev and Thomas Walpole. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1909. - index, 16 bios online
Buena Vista County History, Iowa, comp. by the...WPA., Iowa. Storm Lake: 1942.
Linn Grove 1880-1940: A Cultural History of a Small Town in Iowa, by Richard Dale Peterson II. Lincoln, NE: R. D. Peterson & Sons, 1999