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Lend-A-Hand Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-11-1998-10-2008-06*
Content Description This collection consists of the cornerstone materials from the 1922 Lend-a-Hand building located at 105 Main Street in Davenport, Iowa. Additionally there are scrapbooks dating from 1895-1943 and a variety of ephemeral items relating to national and local organizations, many of which held their meetings in the Lend-a-Hand Club building.
Dates: 1916-1976

Tuesday Club Papers and Yearly Program Books

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-04
Scope and Contents The Tuesday Club papers date from 1951 to (current) and measure 2.4 linear feet. The papers are arranged in 3 series: Papers presented by members, Programs/Yearbooks, and Miscellaneous Items.The Papers Presented by Members series (1951- current) includes about 100 research papers that Tuesday Club members have prepared for presentation at their meetings. Most are typed and have bibliographies. These papers are arranged alphabetically by name of author through mid-2006. As papers...
Dates: 1892-2019


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
specialcollections@davenportlibrary.com