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Davenport High School Class of 1950 Collection

Identifier: 2016 -42

Content Description

9 5" binders and 1 clamshell box of biographical information 1950-2016 pertaining to the graduates and spouses of Davenport High School Class of 1950 prepared by donor Marvin Lee. Ephemeral items include Class Reunion Booklets from 1960-2010. Media includes CD prepared ca 2012 called "Davenport Central High School Alumni Directory 2012".

Series 1-Classmate marriages and deaths organized chronologically by date of death

Binder 1 1951-1987

Binder 2 1988-1997

Binder 3 1988-2002

Binder 4 2003-2007

Binder 5 2008-2011

Binder 6 2012-2013

Binder 7 2014-2016

Series 2-Male spouses of female classmates organized by female classmate's maiden name

Binder 1 A-M

Binder 2 N-Z

Series 3-Lists of classmates and spouses organized alphabetically

Packet 1 Graduating class of 1950 summary with spouse(s)' birth and death dates (RED indicates deceased BLACK indicates LIVING)

Packet 2 Deceased classmates/spouse name/date of death

Packet 3 Deceased classmates arranged chronologically by date of death

Series 4-Ephemera

1950 commencement program (photocopy)

Reunion Booklets: 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010

Series 5-Media Compact Disc of 2012 Alumni Directory Davenport Central High School


  • 1950-2016

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

Marvin D. Lee created these binders as a member of the graduating 1950 class of Davenport High School for class reunions.


7 Box(es)

1 discs

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Range 35 Section 8; CD stored in cover of first binder, Box 1

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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