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Baker Family papers
Baker & Housman (RI, IL) ledgers 1892-1894
This collection contains 4 financial ledger books, 2 of Baker and Housman, Rock Island, Illinois and 2 that are not marked but appear to be from the same company.
Barb Stein Collection
Family papers and photographs of McClelland, Richardson, Barnard, Dow families
Battery "B" National Guard Field Artillery Unit Collection
Bauder and Appelquist Collection
Grammar school diploma for Lena S. Bauder (1888)
Religious Certificate in German [communion?] Magdalena Salome Bauder (1880)
Religious Certificate in German [confirmation] Magdalena Bauder (1888)
Picnic of Crane Club (1921) identification for Clare Blanche Appelquist
Mercy Nurses (1915) - 2
Beaux Arts Fund Committee Records
Beaux Arts, Incorporated
Scrapbooks containing newsclippings, publicity, and photographs of Balls (1953-1966) and Fairs (1967-1974); 120 color slides of balls
Beiderbecke & Miller Grocers building-by F. Claussen
This collection contains 1 cd-rom of Fr. Claussen architectural drawings of the Beiderbecke and Miller Wholesale Grocery building  and 2 drawings from 1870.
Beiderbecke & Miller Grocers Receipt
One paper receipt from local grocers ca1883.
Belan Ephemera Collection
Benita A. Moore Quad-City History Files, 1970-1999
This collection contains publications, newspaper clippings, etc. relating to Quad City area history kept by Benita Moore, a professor at Marycrest College in the 1970s-1990s.
Benjamin F. Gue diary (transcript)
typescript of diary 1852-1855; (See IA State University for originals); describes trek west to Iowa in 1852;claiming land in Scott and Cedar Counties; crossing the frozen Mississippi River on foot; first train across Railroad bridge in 1854; farm life
Bernick family photograph album
Victorian album; family names Bernick, Duge, Beh, Broders, Goettsch
Berry, Carstens, Soehren, Struve, Altringer, Loos, DeMoney genealogical material
Family group sheets and supplementary materials for family lines Berry, Struve, Soehren and Carstens of Scott County, Iowa. Additionally, there is documentation for the family lines Altringer, Loos, and DeMoney.
Bettendorf family photos c1910
This collection consists of duplications of photos of paintings in frames and 24 black and white 3.5 x 4" prints and 35 milimeter negatives of Michael, William P., Joseph W., J.W. and wife Elizabeth, Edwin, and Bill.
Bettendorf High School World War II oral history project book
"World War II: Home and Away" booklet prepared by Bettendorf High School students Title: World War II : home and away : an oral history project / Fiction Writing Class, Bettendorf High School, C Term 2001 ; editors, Lindsay Sobie and Andrea Aplin. Publisher, Date: Bettendorf, Iowa : M. Walker, Bettendorf High School, 2001.
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.
Beyer's Pastry Shop & Superior Dairy Wagon
This collection consists of scans of photographic print images 3.5 x 3.5"; originals returned to donor.
Bi-State Literacy Council Records
Board agendas, minutes, financial reports, images and historical documents about the organization collected by Board members from 1988 to 2019.
Bishop Henry Cosgrove photograph
One black and white photographic image which appears to be printed, possibly upon the occasion of his death, which was removed from a frame. Information printed under the image states Cosgrove's dates of birth, ordination, and death. Theimage shows him seated, looking downward to the photographer's left. He is wearing a dark robe and cape. The photograph is credited to Allen.
Bix Beiderbecke genealogy
Digital pdf file of Beiderbecke genealogy including family group sheets, kinship reports, and index on CD-ROM; print version also available.
Bix Beiderbecke Museum and Archives [OPEN]
Bix Beiderbecke Music Collection
Bix Box-SC resources re: Bix Beiderbecke
This artificial collection is a compilation of original items pertaining to Bix Beiderbecke, including photographs.
Black Hawk Hiking Club of the Tri-Cities Bulletin
This collection of bulletins includes the years 1932-1980, 1982-1983, 1993-1994, 1997-1999.
Blackhawk Chapter IAAP
This collection contains items pertaining to the International Association of Administrative Professionals, including scrapbooks 1942-98, records 1942-2007 with some missing, anniversary booklet with history, and photographs.
Blevins Local History collection
Blue Grass Township, Scott County, Iowa Assessor's Books 1898-1915
This collection contains 17 bound volumes of Blue Grass Township Assessor Books from 1898-1915 (missing 1900.)
Blueprints of hospital building at Iowa Soldiers Orphans Home
This collection contains 4 sheets labeled Set No.16, held together with brads, dated June1931. Architect Henry J. Liebbe, Des Moines. Measures 24" x 42". This building is no longer extant.
- 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 938
- 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