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Davenport Kiwanis Club Records

Identifier: 2016-17

Content Description

This collection of donated materials from the Davenport Kiwanis Club identifies various activities, events and programs as well as membership and financial records. Images and scrapbooks include speakers, members and guests at formal and informal gatherings. The collection dates from 1925-2012 with the bulk of items from the 1950s - 1980s.


  • 1925-2012

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.

Request permission before copying materials.

Personal digital cameras and scanners are allowed in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center on a case-by-case basis. The items that a researcher may want to scan or photograph must be examined and evaluated for physical condition, copyright issues, and donor restrictions by staff.

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Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Biographical / Historical

The Kiwanis Club Davenport is one part of Kiwanis International, a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one community and one child at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Davenport performs many community service projects in Davenport to help serve children. It has been in existence since 1925.


5.96 Linear Feet (in 6 5" letter manuscript boxes; 2 5" legal manuscript boxes; 1 2.5" letter manuscript box; 1 2.5" legal manuscript box; 2 oversize flat boxes.)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into seven series: Minutes, Financial Documents, Membership, Images, Newsletters, Miscellaneous and Scrapbooks. Series are arranged chronologically. Scrapbooks remain intact.

Physical Location

Range 09 Section 06

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Language of description
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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
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490
(563) 326-7902