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Dimitrios N. Kechris (James A. Kachres) papers
Dimitrios Nickolas Kechris, also known as James N. Kachres' personal papers include handwritten documents, correspondence, receipts, booklets, an abstract, his funeral costs and probate information. Some of these items are printed and written in Greek and include dates 1905 and 1913.
Dobler-Kuehl Genealogical Material & photos
This collection contains documented information and photographs compiled by Warren F. Kuehl including surnames: Dobler, Kuehl, Warren, Friedrichs/Friedricks; Laminated civil war and confirmation documents, images.
Don and Marietta Southwood collection
books, professional genealogy work, personal genealogy; American Association of University Women [AAUW] programs; WWI bonus aps for Scott Co. 1920's
Don C. Bowers eulogy
This is a two-page typed collection of memories created for the celebration of life service for Don Cooper Bowers by his younger brother, Kent. They are filled with humorous anecdotes pertaining to his brother.
Dorothy Phoenix School Report Cards
Student progress reports for student Dorothy "Dodie" Phoenix grades 2-10 from Pierce School, Sudlow Intermediate School and Saint Katherine's School. Signed by parents Dorothea Panton Phoenix and H.A. Phoenix as well as her teachers.
DOT map of Scott County, Iowa
1967 map shows state highways, county trunk and local roads - For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
Doug Nelson Real Estate Image Collection
Photographs of "comparable" build sales organized by town, street and property type: Commercial or Industrial. Most have a 35 mm negative as well. The collection is not fully processed as of December 2021.
Downtown Davenport Development Commission collection
This is a collection of images of downtown Davenport. Fifteen images are black and white and ten are color prints.
Second street is the main focus of the black and white prints whereas the color items are mostly skylines.
Downtown Davenport photographs
14 prints ca 1930-1950's of building exteriors; caricatures of city leaders from newspaper; came from C & ED department per note on envelope
DPL Oral History Projects
The collection is organized into series by project names, then broken down into individual names or participants.
Dr. Charles H. Preston Papers
Dr. Herald W. Greene Family Collection
Dr. Herbert J. Hodges Papers
This collection contains over 1000 color photographic slides, research, records, observations, statistics and correspondence regarding the local bird population in the Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois greater Tri/Quad City area. Copies of published items, articles used in research and information on individual birds is also included.
Dr. Robert C. Olson collection
Reproduction of "No. 2 Map of the Rock Island Rapids of the Mississippi River" and 2 special sections of the Quad-City Times newspaper. Published books and serials pertaining to French-Canadian explorers.
Dr. William H. Roba Collection
Duck Creek Park Lodge blueprints
Original blueprints from architect Ebeling dated 1928.
Duncan Book Collection
These serials and miscellaneous items pertaining to Missouri, Kentucky and Iowa were kept by genealogist Lorrain Duncan. They were foldered and placed in an archival box. Published materials that were donated were cataloged if met collection development policy.
Eagle Signal Corporation
Eagle Signal publications, photographs, timers, history, manuals; Eagle and BLISS and Gamewell annual reports
Early Davenport, Iowa scenes
28 black and white copies of images dating from 1870-1890. Originally fourteen items, a second duplicate set was brought in by Alice Richardson Sloane in October 2010. See external document for details.
This collections consists of "Our Little Book for Little Folks" created by American Book Company copyright 1896. The title page states the book was "Arranged by W.E. Crosby Late Supt. Schools Davenport IA". It was property of a room in 1 South School 1899. This was hand written inside front cover.
East Meets West: The First Railroad Bridge to Cross the Mississippi River
two DVDs of film
Images and materials from SC were used in production of the film. In return, we received two copies.
East Second Street Company
Eastern Iowa County School Records Collection
This is a collection of documents generated between 1870-1974 by schools that merged into the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency in 1974. Documentation includes attendance, student scores/grades, monthly summaries, graduates, visitors, term reports, annual reports to County Superintendents, directories of teachers, country school records, and some parochial school documentation. Counties included are Jackson, Clinton, Muscatine and one volume for Scott County.
Eckermann Monthly Store News, Illinois-Iowa Dairy calendar, and DeWitt Hardware calendar
January, February, April and June 1953 issues of Eckermann Monthly Store News from the Eckermann Implement Company, Eldridge, Iowa; 1954 calendar Illinois-Iowa Dairy at 1205 Harrison Street, Davenport, Iowa; 1966 calendar DeWitt Hardware (fishing theme).
Eldridge Corners aerial photograph
Aerial photograph of Eldridge Corners, c. 1940s?
Elizabeth "Bubbles" Haines materials
This collection contains materials and photographs relating to Elizabeth "Bubbles" Haines, mostly from festivities in her honor at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in October 1998.
Elizabeth Moravek Finkenhoefer Collection
This collection consists of published books and journals of genealogical nature pertaining to Indiana.
The titles are: Yearbooks of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, The Berkeley Journal: Published by the Berkeley County Historical Society, Images of Berkeley County: A Collection of Photographs from Berkeley County.
Emil A. Speth, Badge 13, Davenport Police Department
This collection contains 1 3-ring binder and 1 cd-rom of biographical documentation pertaining to Officer Speth (1874-1917); court documents, newspaper clippings, vital records, and images. CD-rom contains JPEG and BITMAP images, pdf doc, and Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 docs.
Emil and Minnie Dohrmann family/genealogy papers
This collection contains photographs and greeting cards of the Emil and Minnie Dohrmann family of Big Rock, Iowa. Also includes some family papers.
Engravings of local views 1860
Engravings of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline ca 1860 published by Hermann Meyer, New York from Meyer's Universum; black and white and hand colored; supposed to be originals; Fort Armstrong added August 2013; original???
- 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 933
- German 4
- 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.
Davenport Public Library
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490