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Davenport Fire Department Accidents, Claims, & Bills

 Collection
Identifier: X-13
Scope and Contents

Fire truck accidents; Fire Chief's accident April 1956; Claims; Bills

Dates: 1950s

Davenport Fire Department - Department ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-02
Scope and Contents

Company ledgers, budgets, sick rolls.

Dates: 1913-1996

Davenport Fire Department Images

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-05
Scope and Contents

Original prints hung in 4th Street Fire Station. During 2016 remodel of facility images were removed, duplicated, and framed copies were returned. SC kept originals and duplicates as well as digitized versions from Boyd Fitzgerald Imaging Solutions, as is and adjusted. Amy Driskill, City Archivist, spearheaded this project.

Dates: 1879-2000s

Davenport Fire Department reports and miscellaneous items

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-22
Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports of the Davenport Fire Department dated c. 1900-1910; also official report with photographs of Chief Shick's car accident from 23 Apr 1956. Includes a few more recent newspaper clippings regarding the Davenport Fire Department.

Dates: 1900-1910

Davenport High School Activities photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-19
Scope and Contents

about 150 photographic prints of Davenport High School play Harvey [1955] and cheerleaders c1952-1961; some identification available

Dates: 1951-1961

Davenport High School Class of 1950 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016 -42
Content Description 9 5" binders and 1 clamshell box of biographical information 1950-2016 pertaining to the graduates and spouses of Davenport High School Class of 1950 prepared by donor Marvin Lee. Ephemeral items include Class Reunion Booklets from 1960-2010. Media includes CD prepared ca 2012 called "Davenport Central High School Alumni Directory 2012". Series 1-Classmate marriages and deaths organized chronologically by date of death Binder 1 1951-1987 Binder...
Dates: 1950-2016

Davenport High School Class of 1950 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-18
Scope and Contents

one 8x10" color print of class reunion group dated July 19, 2000

Directory booklets with classmate names and contact information:

1 from 1990

1 from 1995

2 from 2000

1 from 2005

2-page listing classmate, spouse/guest and residence *originally filed with ephemera

Dates: 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005

Davenport High School Classes of 1932 & 1939 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-32
Content Description

Five class reunion booklets from Davenport High School's classes of 1932 and 1939 documenting current names and addresses of classmates, reunion dinner menus, etc.

Dates: 1962-1994

Davenport High School Commencement Announcement

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-41
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a 1944 commencement announcement for Davenport High School, two name cards for Hope Swarzendruber and an envelope that was mailed to Wayne Cokayne, Winfield, Iowa with a 3 cent Victory Stamp.

Dates: 1944

Davenport High School graduates, programs, etc.

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-06
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Davenport High School graduate lists for 1864-1905; graduation programs for 1867-1919 (with gaps); public school directories, PTA council handbooks.

Dates: 1859-1919

Davenport High School graduating class June 1905

 Collection
Identifier: 1991 -03
Scope and Contents

composite print of graduates June 1905 by J.B. Hostetler; cloth embroidered with signatures of the graduates which is partially completed

Dates: 1905

Davenport High School graduating class photo 1926

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 mounted 8 x 10" photograph of the Davenport High School graduating class of 1926. Also includes 1926 Blackhawk; Trinity Cathedral Directory for 1968, 1976, and 1984; Heritage of a dream : the story of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; and Keeping posted : special flood edition.

Dates: 1926-1984

Davenport High School images; Portfolio of Cartoons

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 image of the 1907-08 Davenport High School basketball team; 1 image of the Kappa Delta Society dated 1931; 1 copy of the Davenport High School Senior yearbook 1908; and 1 copy of A portfolio of cartoons as published by the Davenport Times 1912- 13.

Dates: 1908-1931

Davenport Horticultural Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-51
Scope and Contents

Financial Records, By-Laws, Lilac Garden information, garden maps; This collection is being processed. For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.

Dates: 1953-2018

Davenport Hospital; Sarah Foulks, M.D.; Stokley

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-20
Scope and Contents

Collection of nine images taken in 1911 and 1912 of the Davenport Hospital, nurses home, and staff members. The hospital and nurses home was located on East 29th Street (East Twenty-nineth Street).

Dates: circa 1911-1912

Davenport Ice and Coal Company Tongs

 Collection
Identifier: 2017 -13
Scope and Contents

Promotional item "Compliments of Davenport Ice and Coal Company". Sure Grip Ice Cube Tongs by Apex. Silver tongs about 4" long.

Dates: 1940s

Davenport Independent Mining Company

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-02
Scope and Contents

This collection contains articles of incorporation for the Davenport Independent Mining Company dated 1909.

Dates: 1909

Davenport [Iowa] Antique Study Club records

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-26
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and attendance records from 1961-2004, Constitutions and By-Laws dated 1967, 1993 and 1997, color photographic prints - snapshots from the 1990s programs mostly, and correspondence regarding membership.

Dates: 1961-2012

Davenport Iowa Brick Buildings with Signage aka "Ghost Signs"

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-34
Scope and Contents

Donor created items with images and addresses of painted advertisements on buildings on brick in Davenport, Iowa. These types of paintings are also known as ghost signs.

Dates: 2010

Davenport, Iowa Carnegie Library Card Cabinet architectural drawing

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-34
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one architectural drawing of an oak card catalog cabinet with 150 trays created by E.D.M. for the Library Bureau Division of Rem. Rand Inc. for the Davenport Public Library.

Dates: 1941

Davenport (Iowa) City Council meeting videotapes

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-09
Scope and Contents

#1 Jun1999-Dec2000; #2 Jan 2001-Mar Mar 2002; #3 Apr2002 -Dec 2003; #4 Jan 2004-Dec2004; #5 Jan 2005-Jun2006; July 2015 rec'd 1260 VHS master tapes from Communications Office

Dates: 1999-2006

Davenport (Iowa) City Council Proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-42
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record of the minutes of early city council proceedings. Some financial records also included.

Dates: 1839-1892

Davenport, Iowa Daily Times newspaper morgue

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-08
Scope and Contents

This collection represents images that were taken by Daily Times photographers and may have been published in the local Davenport newspaper. Topics include St. Elizabeth's Hospital fire, State of Scott Celebrations, many aerial images.

Dates: 1945-1965

Davenport (Iowa) Flood of 1993 photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-04
Scope and Contents

Approximately 38 4 x 6" color photographs of the 1993 flood in Davenport.

Dates: 1993

Davenport, Iowa maps

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-77
Scope and Contents

1913 Huebinger's Street Map; Chamber of Commerce maps 1940-41, c1941-50

Dates: 1913-1941

Davenport, Iowa Methodist Church Records Abstracts

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-20
Scope and Contents

This collection contains abstracts of the Davenport Methodist Church in five files: Baptisms, Church Member Records 1851-1858, Class Members, Marriages and Probationers Records 1851-1858.

Dates: 1851-1858

Davenport, Iowa photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-12
Scope and Contents Twelve images which are largely unidentified. Based on visible content and information gleaned from notations: -WW2 war bond rally; -aerial dated Dec. 14, 1964; -brick building on Central Park west of Hickory Grove Road; -Englehart Manufacturing Company Jan. 30, 1956; -a groundbreaking; -Pillsbury's Best Flour sign on top of a building; -Diamond Jubilee; -Davenport Parks river scene; -motel or apartment building site by Phil Hutchison without date-"Optical Industries Corp."**This...
Dates: 1940-1964

Davenport (Iowa) photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-36
Scope and Contents

Third Missionary Baptist Church,ca 2000 prior to demolition and 100 - 200 West 2nd Street in Davenport during demolition for the new Art Museum, December 2001.

Dates: 2000-2001

Davenport, Iowa resident portrait collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-12
Scope and Contents A list of names and dates from this collection of cabinet cards was published in "The Iowan", the quarterly publication of the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society in December 1999. They received no response. Names include: Charles V. Chase Harry C. Hornby Harry Hancock Fred J. Hogan Charles Sheldon Andrew J. Wentzel Jessie Davidson Fred Williams Charles Fick Bella McNaughton Ray Shute Tess...
Dates: 1886-1898

Davenport (Iowa) Schools Band Concert Record Albums

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-32
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of two vinyl record albums recorded by Davenport, Iowa's Assumption High School Concert Band and Sudlow Junior High School Honor Band.

Dates: 1967-1972


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
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