City of Davenport Engineering Department survey books
Scope and Contents
Engineering Department Survey Field Books
**Note: October 5, 2012 the 35 pages pertaining to Camps McClellan and Kearney were scanned at 600 dpi grayscale to UMVDIA standards. File of TIF images saved to O: drive. File of pdf images saved to I:SC
Box 1 no. 1-59
Box 2 no. 60-119
Box 3 no. 120-159
Box 4 years 1860’s – 1880’s
****Survey book for 1865 includes drawings of
Camps McClellan and Kearney
*Contents listed as recorded/designated by City Engineer
Warren Street from Front to Sixth Street Sept 12, 1865
Levels from 5th to 8th Street and Marquette Street
Levels from 5th St to 3rd Street
Survey of School House ___? District __?
Plat of Part of Greens 1st Addition to Davenport
Plat of Robert Christies 2nd Addition to Davenport
Survey of High Street Oct. 23, 1865
Atalissa Iowa Oct 25, 1865
Levels for survey of canal on Cedar River
Survey of Shooting? Skating?? Park for Capt. Andres??
Survey of Perry Street from 7th to 9th Nov 3, 1865
Survey of Perry Street
Survey of Camp McClellan & Camp Kearney Davenport Nov. 11, 1865
labels include: “guard house” “Indian prison” “corner of Indian prison” “stable” “Indian Camp” “well” “drafted men’s barracks” “eating house” “entrance to Indian pen” “officer’s quarters north building” “gard [sic] house” “cook” “headquarters” “north stable” “south stable” “ward 1” “ward 2” “officer’s house second story” “ward 4” “dispensary” “dining room” “commissary” “office” “grain” “stable” “shed” “ward 6”
Engineer: W. D. Clark Grade of Rock Island St. Levels on 7th Street from Farnum to LeClaire St. Survey of ___? For C. L. Watkins? Corner of 8th & Harrison Levels for grade of 7th & Warren Street April 9 Grade of 10th and Iowa St.
Box 5 years 1890’s – 1910’s
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