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City Cemetery (Davenport, Iowa) Court Case

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-52
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Scott County, IA District Court Case #1532 Krambeck vs. City of Davenport in 1890. A public use copy is bound and available SC 977.769 Sco)

Dates: 1890

City Cemetery (Davenport, Iowa) Index Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-09
Scope and Contents

This collection contains index cards used by SCIGS to publish City Cemetery Book. Includes WPA, City Hall Death Register, and Runge Funeral Home information regarding City Cemetery in Davenport.

Dates: 1980-1986

City Cemetery (Davenport, Iowa) sexton records and transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-24
Scope and Contents

Box 1 contains original sexton books 1863-1881 and original copies of cumulative sexton records 1863-1961; Box 2 contains Janet Kademan's "in progress" files; Box 3 contains extra copies of Lot Owners and Cumulative Sexton Records (SCUSI sources B and FF)

Dates: 1863-1961

City Club of the Quad-Cities records

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-03
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notebooks, flies, and newsletters of the City Club of the Quad Cities, ca. 1990-1996 (club is no longer in existence.)

Dates: 1990-1996

City of Davenport board and commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-19
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and agendas for various boards and commissions of the City of Davenport, 1986, 1989-1991.

Dates: 1986-1991

City of Davenport Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-09
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of materials collected by the donor about the City of Davenport. The collection includes a clear glass paper weight commemorating Davenport City Hall Centennial, 1896-1996, a video on CD of the "City of Davenport-Parks & Recreation March 2008" which was possibly created for the City Livability Award,a collection of photographic slides of Davenport Parks from 1978-1992, and an oversized 1941 Street Tree Survey Terapeutic Chart created by Philip H....
Dates: 1996; 2008; 1970s-1990s

City of Davenport Communications Department Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-55
Scope and Contents

Proposed City Flag for Davenport [2009]

various promotions for the city - paper copies

2 cds "Discover Davenport - River Renaissance"

VHS tapes and recordings of city events, meetings, hearings, ribbon cuttings, etc. Used on city's cable television channel in some instances.

Dates: 2000-2015

City of Davenport Engineering Department survey books

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-01
Scope and Contents Engineering Department Survey Field Books **Note: October 5, 2012 the 35 pages pertaining to Camps McClellan and Kearney were scanned at 600 dpi grayscale to UMVDIA standards. File of TIF images saved to O: drive. File of pdf images saved to I:SC Box 1 no. 1-59 Box 2 no. 60-119 Box 3 no. 120-159 no. 167-174 no.176-181 Box 4 years 1860’s – 1880’s ****Survey book for 1865 includes drawings of Camps McClellan and Kearney *Contents listed as recorded/designated by City Engineer Warren...
Dates: 1850-1919

City of Davenport Engineer's "Record of Paving"

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-25
Scope and Contents

The City of Davenport Engineer's record of street and alley paving in 3 indexed volumes, 1889-1943.

Dates: 1889-1943

City of Davenport Streets Department records

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-02
Scope and Contents

Street openings, paving and profiles for Davenport streets, 1911-1916.

Dates: 1911-1916

City Sewer Books

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-20
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 3 ledger volumes. City of Davenport Sewer Book No. 1 Sewers 1877-1909; No. 2 Sewers 1910-1915; Main District Sewers and Sub Districts

Dates: 1877-1915

City Sexton Reports to Council

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-21
Scope and Contents

This collection contains monthly and annual listings of burials in Davenport City Cemetery 1857-1914; includes time, date, location of burial, often age; items were separated from City Council papers; some reports are missing.

Dates: 1857-1914

CityMeetings: City Council and Committee Meetings

 Collection
Identifier: CityMeetings
Scope and Contents

Video recordings of City Council, Committee of the Whole, and other City committee meetings

Dates: Event: 1999-2014

Civil War Discharge papers of Henry Kluglein

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-37
Scope and Contents

Laminated by donor; discharge papers from Memphis TN February 1864 and from Selma AL September 1865; 3x4" color image of Henry Kluglein's gravestone at City Cemetery in Davenport Iowa also included.

Dates: 1864-1865

Civil War Letters & Experiences of Samuel Schwalm of 50th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-54
Scope and Contents

This published item was created by the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Inc. JSHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching those German auxiliary troops (generically called Hessian) who remained in America after the Revolutionary War, became loyal citizens, made cultural contributions and were the progenitors of any thousands of Americans living today..

Dates: 2011

Civil Works Administration Projects in Scott County, Iowa

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Identifier: 1989-10
Scope and Contents

scrapbook dating from 1933-34. Also 23 loose photographs; See also 2003-14

Dates: 1933-1934

Civil Works Administration projects scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-14
Scope and Contents

This collection contains approximately 100 mounted 8" x 10" black and white images and accompanying text covering Civil Works Administration projects done in Scott County, Iowa between 1933-1934. Photographs were taken by H.E. Dissette and text was written by George T. French.

Dates: 1933-1934

Clarissa C. Cook Home Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-46
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 1988 brochure, 1988 photo, articles from Plus 50 magazine, 100th anniversary brochure, article from Leader newspaper, copy of articles of incorporation, list of 1988 board members.

Dates: 1988

Clarissa C. Cook Home for the Friendless

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-25
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographic prints, news clippings, ephemera, publications pertaining to the Clarissa C. Cook Home and Hospice.

Dates: 1890-1990

Clarissa C. Cook Home for the Friendless records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-17
Scope and Contents

Financial records, resident and applicant information, scrapbooks, images, newsclippings, board minutes, correspondence, visitors register; ***FINANCIALS not to be available to public until 20 years after creation date of record***

Dates: 1880-2013

Clarissa C. Cook Library cornerstone materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1995 -05
Scope and Contents

Includes books, newspapers, programs as well as lead cornerstone box; item listing available.

Dates: 1877

Clayton County Iowa Memories & Heritage 1997

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-42
Scope and Contents

history and images published by Clayton County Register, Elkader, IA

Dates: 1997

Cleona Township, Scott County, Iowa school census

 Collection
Identifier: X-02
Scope and Contents

This ledger dates from 18 September 1899 - 15 June 1913 and contains the annual school census of sub-districts 1 though 7 of Cleona Township, Scott County, Iowa. Entries include names of children that are of school age, ages, sex, parents or guardians names.

The volume is in poor physical condition with brittle pages, some of which have chipped but handwriting is clearly readable.

Dates: 1899-1913

Club of '89 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-07
Scope and Contents

This collection includes meeting minutes from 1897-2020; historic scrapbooks 1943-2020; photographic prints; yearbooks 1947-1988.

Dates: 1897-2020

Cobblestone Terrace study and planning documents

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-06
Scope and Contents

This was a collection of information made available for public review.

Dates: 2003-2004

Collection Development 2011-2017

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-17
Scope and Contents

Local history items procured by archivist via estate sales, online purchases, etc. Items will then be added to collections as appropriate per item.

Dates: various

Collection Development 2018-present

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-18-Open
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of items chosen to diversify and enhance the library's collection of local history materials. Items have been purchased at sales, online, etc.

Dates: Various

Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-07
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied research materials relating to the George Davenport Family residing on what is known as Arsenal Island, Rock Island, IL. The topics included are relating to business interests, correspondence, genealogy, and early Rock Island history. Highlighted in this collection are letters referring to shipping materials to build the first home in the Quad City area, circa 1833. Most of this collection consists of photocopies, reproduced from originals...
Dates: 1994

Colonial Dames

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-14
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks and records of Board of Managers meetings for the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Iowa.Scrapbooks document the organization's activities. Some photographs are included. Binder of invitations to meetings 1938-2006 collected by Alice Richardson Sloane. Records of Meetings of Board of Managers 1896-1917. Additional minutes of meetings and financial reports 2005 April - 2013 June. Brief Inventory: Box 1 Minutes: Board...
Dates: 1896-2006

Colonial Dames-Davenport Borough

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-21
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of American in the State of Iowa, Davenport Borough from 1944-2002.

Dates: 1944-2002


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