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This collection contains historian's books for Scott County boys and girls clubs. Not individual clubs. Newsclippings, ephemeral items, print photographs. Also Mississippi Valley Fair winners.
This collection contains 1 bound volume labelled "Company Descriptive Book" Civil War Unit stationed at Rock Island Arsenal Prison/Camp Roberts Davenport as guards. This book covers May 1864-Nov 1865. Includes detailed physical descriptions of members.
The records include minutes and other materials including financial records, by-laws, photos, name tags.
newsletter of Mended Hearts Chapter 88; includes minutes of meetings, officers, activities; group affected by heart disease. 2012 removed from SC periodicals
This collection consists of 1 DVD, images of 13 baseball cards, newspaper clipping from 1943 about the cards and the team, and newspaper clippings from 1866 Rock Island, Illinois newspapers.
This is a paperback volume measuring about 5x8" called Letts's No. 36 Rough Diary, or Scribbling Journal, with a week on each page for 1886.
Handwriting begins on Friday January 1 and ends Monday May 31st.
Some notes taken cMay2002 in effort to identify-discusses European trip; few names mentioned; no owner identified
This collection consists of a 1890 map of City of Davenport and Rock Island Arsensal.
Volume contains newspaper clippings relating to Davenport politics and the activities of Davenport's senators and congressmen from 1900-1905, particularly Congressman Joe Lane. No citations or dates in scrapbook. Pages brittle but clippings securely glued down. Limited handwritten notes.
This collection contains one handwritten letter addressed "Dear Sir" signed "James Hall" written in Davenport, Iowa on August 23, 1894. The letter is written on the recto and verso sides.
This framed color 1902 topographical map of Scott County, Iowa includes all of the townships in the county and indicates the location of schools, cemeteries, churches, railroads, etc.
This 8x10" sepia toned group photograph by the Eckerman Studio celebrates the June 1923 graduating class of Sudlow Intermediate School. It is mounted on an 11x13" matte that has names of all class members handwritten on the back. Students are posed outdoors in front of a building, likely the school.
July 1946 Davenport and Vicinity paperback telephone directory
Two 4" x 5" color negatives of the 1952 champion boys basketball team from Davenport (Central) High School.
These images are of people sandbagging and some of machinery preparing for the predicted flood. One image labeled Duck Creek.
promotional flyers and instructional booklets; portions scanned .jpg @ 300 dpi; saved J:\Books - Publications\1989-12 Newcomb Loom
Images show historic flooding in downtown Davenport, Iowa in July 1993. 1) John O'Donnell Stadium 2) Levee Inn / Iowa Pork Stop 3) Aerial of entire downtown area
This collection consists of 188 digital images of the April 20, 2011 Davenport flood taken by a member of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff.
Photographs taken at crests of Mississippi River flood on April 9, 2019 and May 3, 2019 by city archivist at same locations as previous floods. Taken with Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS camera. 199 images from April 9 234 images from May 3
Produced by Modern Woodmen of America Historical Films. Black and white, silent films 8:40 minutes and 10:50 minutes long.
This collection consists of an abstract of title for West half of lot 11 and all of lot 12 in block 11 Mitchell's 3rd Addition to City of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. It is in Section 26 and 27 of Township 78 Range 3E. The abstract includes the 1840 original entry up to and including November 2, 1916 entry for Dr. C. L. Barewald. It is continued to 1988. The address is 617-618 Taylor Street (617-618 Taylor St.).
This collection contains 1 black and white copy of photo mounted on non acid free paper labeled "1913 Accounting Department at new telephone office 6th and Main Street" size 8" x 10". 1913 Davenport City Directory lists American Telephone and Telegraph Company at Main, southwest corner Sixth and Iowa Telephone Copany Main southwest corner West Sixth.
This collection consists of one framed, untitled 14 x 17" acrylic painting of young woman with narrative by donor.
1988-1989 show press material, group sales, show files
Collection of materials from Kay Runge, who was a member of the Adler Theater board.
one contact sheet taken Nov. 1998 - possibly utilized when planning for branch library; For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
These three black and white aerial prints were identified by the donor as: 1966 11x14" looking SW from Devils Glen Road & Tanglefoot Road and looking S from Tanglefoot Road; 1969 24x24" Bettendorf-Davenport
This collection contains black and white aerial photographs of Scott COunty, Iowa taken in April 1980 at scale 1" = 1000'.
Photocopied maps showing African-American residential patterns in Davenport, Iowa in 1867, 1890-91, 1900-01, 1910, 1920. City directory information and map keys are included.
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 5
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social life and customs 4
- Women -- Services for -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 3
- Young women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social life and customs 3
- Charities -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 2
- Clubs -- Iowa -- Davenport 2
- Images, Photographic 2
- Young women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Charities, protection, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
- clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Adoption 1
- Art fairs--Social aspects. 1
- Art fairs--United States. 1
- Art fairs. 1
- Art festivals. 1
- Booklet 1
- Books 1
- Buildings -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Cabinet photographs -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Cemeteries -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Civil War -- United States 1 + ∧ less
- English 920
- German 3
- City of Davenport (Iowa) 6
- Cook, Clarissa C 2
- Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948 2
- Huebinger, M. (Melchior) 2
- Lend a Hand Society 2
- Lend-A-Hand Club 2
- Moline (Ill.) 2
- Quad-City Times 2
- Adams, Helen 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adler, Betty 1
- Adler, Henrietta 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- Amarillo (Tex.) 1
- Ambrose, Allison S 1
- America 1
- American Commercial and Savings Bank 1
- American Telephone and Telegraph Company 1
- American Trust Company 1
- Andrews, Clarence A. 1 + ∧ less
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.