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Bauder and Appelquist Collection

Identifier: 2013-26

Scope and Contents

Grammar school diploma for Lena S. Bauder (1888)

Religious Certificate in German [communion?] Magdalena Salome Bauder (1880)

Religious Certificate in German [confirmation] Magdalena Bauder (1888)

Picnic of Crane Club (1921) identification for Clare Blanche Appelquist

Mercy Nurses (1915) - 2


  • Creation: 1880-1921

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials are available for use in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center only.

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Biographical / Historical

Magdalena Salome Bauder was born December 1873 in Buffalo, Iowa. She married Edwin H. Clement on 9 September 1903 and had one daughter, Ruth. They lived in Rock Island, Illinois in the 1910-1940 census records. Mrs. Clement died in December 1965 leaving daughter Ruth and three nieces, Clara (Lorenz) Grosskopf, Ella Lorenz, and Della Bauder as survivors. She is buried in Rock Island's Memorial Park Cemetery.

Clara B. Appelquist was born in 1891 and lived to be 101 years old, passing away in January 1993. She was secretary and bookeeper to the manager of Crane Plumbing Company (Davenport, Iowa) for 40 years, retiring in 1953. She married Morton R. Carlson in 1948.


3 Photographic Prints

3 items (oversized enclosure made for certificates and diploma)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Documents in single enclosure Map Case 3 Drawer 10; Images Range 44 Section 1 Box 3 assigned VM89-002615 and -002616 a & b

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center Repository

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
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Davenport IA 52801-1490
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