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Cecil Fletcher cassette collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-08

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two audio cassette tapes. The first is called "Songs From Buffalo Bill Ground" published in 1992 including ten songs and "Seasonal Joy at Nap-Sin-Ekee and Julie the Belle of the River" published in 1993. The tapes have never been removed from cellophane wrappers.

Dates

  • 1992-1993

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Cecil L. Fletcher (1918-2002) was a lifelong resident of LeClaire, Iowa, a well-known historian, musician, author and ardent admirer of Buffalo Bill Cody. Son of John W. and Lena Mae (Helble) Fletcher, he attended rural Scott County schools and attended Rodheaver School of Music in Winona Lake, IN. He recorded two music albums and several history tapes. He built a wayside chapel at his home in Nap-Sim-Ekee Hollow.

Extent

2 Cassettes

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

to cataloging 5/24/2021

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center Repository

Contact:
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490 United States



About the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center:

The Special Collections Department of the Davenport Public Library was established in 1982. In November of 1999, the newly renovated department opened to better serve its community and was renamed the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. The Center acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and makes available local history and genealogical materials concentrating on those pertaining to Davenport, Scott County, and Eastern Iowa.

Books and other printed materials in the collection can be found using a Library Search. For additional digital resources, browse the Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive. For more information about specific subjects relating to Scott County History, please browse the Research Guides.
Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center
Davenport Public Library
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490
(563) 326-7902
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