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Betty Adler Papers
This donation consists of a letter to Betty Adler from General John J. Pershing regarding the manuscript for her book Within the Year After and Adler's business card.
Buchanan School 8th Grade Graduates 1916 Photograph
This collection consists of one sepia toned 9 x 13" landscape photographic print; group of graduates and female teacher dated January 1916; handwriting on back provides names, School No. 14 Buchanan, 6th and Oak Street Davenport Iowa.
Davenport Bridge Commission
Includes 11 bound volumes of meeting minutes, May 19, 1931-December 10, 1965; budget information, 1968-1969; and routine correspondence.
Frank Schaefer adoption certificate
This collection consists of a mimeographed copy of Frank Schaefer's adoption certificate. It is signed by the birth mother, Helena Bertram Schaefer Adams, and the adoptive parents, Claus and Anna Bertram (Helena's parents, Frank's maternal grandparents).
Names on document include: Adams, Helena (Bertram, Schafer); Schafer, Edward; Bertram, Claus J.; Bertram, Anna; Schafer, Frank
Oakdale Cemetery correspondence and receipts
Correspondence selected from discarded Oakdale Cemetery (Oakdale Memorial Gardens) records as a representative sample of the cemetery's business transactions, correspondence regarding cemetery lots, and receipts for the design, construction, and maintenance of the public mausoleum, 1930-1939.
Tuesday Club Papers and Yearly Program Books
- Names: City of Davenport (Iowa) X
- Adoption 1
- Cemeteries -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Clubs -- Iowa -- Davenport 1
- Davenport (Iowa) -- Intellectual life 1
- Davenport (Iowa) -- Social life and customs 1
- Davenport (Iowa)--History. 1
- Davenport (Iowa)--Politics and government 1
- Europe -- Description and travel 1
- Literature -- Societies, etc. 1
- Oakdale Cemetery (Davenport, Iowa) -- Records and correspondence 1
- Oakdale Memorial Gardens -- Records and correspondence 1
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Intellectual life 1
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social life and customs 1
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 1 + ∧ less
- Cook, Clarissa C 2
- Adams, Helen 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adler, Betty 1
- Adler, Henrietta 1
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.
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