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Davenport Locomotive Company customer list

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-10
Scope and Contents copy of customer list, builder's number and ship dates of locomotives
Dates: 1902-1956

Davenport Locomotive Works Engine Blueprints

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Identifier: 2011-17m
Scope and Contents six blue prints 6.5 x 9.5" of various class engines
Dates: [unknown]

Davenport Municipal Airport; IA D.O.T. photos/clip

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Identifier: 1998-08
Scope and Contents This collection contains aerial photographs taken in 1987 of Mississippi River barge fleeting sites and the Davenport Municipal Airport at Mount Joy, and clipping files dating from ca. 1950-60.
Dates: 1950-1987

Davenport Museum of Art

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Identifier: 2004-70
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks beginning 1925, financial records, minutes; directors files pertaining to support organizations, Haitian art manuscript, catalog of QuadCity sculpture, newsletters, annual reports, exhibitions 1925-2000.
Dates: 1925-2000

Davenport Nature Study Club records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-14
Scope and Contents includes minutes, scrapbooks, club yearbooks
Dates: 1932-1975

Davenport neighborhood history by Ruth Peters

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Identifier: 2010-11
Scope and Contents Manuscript history of the Davenport neighborhood bounded by Marquette, Division, 2nd and 10th Streets written by Ruth Peters, c. 1970s.
Dates: 1970s

Davenport Osteopathic Hospital Auxiliary Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 2018-24
Scope and Contents Three scrapbooks dating from 1957-1990 documenting activities of the Iowa Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons-Unit 1 otherwise known as I.S.O.P.S. Auxiliary women; DoEtte teen volunteers, activities, photos, newspaper clippings, annual reports, publications.
Dates: 1970-1990

Davenport Parks and Recreation Department records

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Identifier: 1990-11
Scope and Contents Playground and Recreation Commission minutes, book 2, Park Commission minute books for 1890-1906 and 1906-1913 (March), City of Davenport annual reports, approximately 200 photographs, and 3 16mm films of Parks and Recreation Department activities. See also 2003-09 Parks.
Dates: 1890-1913

Davenport photographic post cards

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Identifier: 2014-24
Scope and Contents This collection contains 19 photographic postcards dating from 1900-1930s.
Dates: 1900s-1930s

Davenport Police Department Historic Photographs 1884-1930's

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Identifier: 2008-07
Scope and Contents This collection contains 9 oversize images, 15 cabinet photographs and ephemeral items pertaining to Davenport Police Department that were framed and hanging in the Police Administration area prior to moving to new building at Fourth and Harrison Streets. Container list available in finding aids folder
Dates: 1884-1930s

Davenport Police Department records

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Identifier: 1990-04
Scope and Contents Police blotters, traffic books, ambulance logs, matron reports, and arrest books, 1900-1965; see also X-07 for shift log, 1972-1975. SERIES: CITY OF DAVENPORT – POLICE RECORDS 1990-04 Sub-Series: AMBULANCE RECORDSHistory: Police Department ambulance service began in 1901.Eight volumes 1 Dec 1910 to 31 Dec 1916 1 Jan 1917 to 20 Jan 1920 1 Jan 1920 to 6 July 1922 (note on last page: “From July 1, 1922 transferred into new book.”)...
Dates: 1900-1965

Davenport. Police Department Shift Log, 1972-1975

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Identifier: X-07
Scope and Contents part of Davenport City Archives **may consider shifting to Acc#1990-04 Davenport Police Records in Rg. 59

Loose documents: Police Radio Operators Daily Report March 1972 Monthly Duty Roster 1974-1976
Dates: 1972-1975

Davenport Police Officer Research

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Identifier: 2012-33
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on individuals serving Davenport Police Department 1844-2012; researched and compiled by donor.
Dates: 1844-current

Davenport Public Library photographs

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Identifier: 2004-63
Scope and Contents All photographs and negatives from folder show Davenport Public Library facilities and resources from approximately 1960-1980. They were from a folder labeled "Q-C Times Newspaper Library Exhibit-Black and White Photos". One small print of a woman standing in front of the bookmobile is labeled "Jan Walker". Several prints are of the artist's rendering of library interiors and furnishings - by Wingate. The large image of the interior library is taken from the second floor looking down and is...
Dates: 1960-1980

Davenport Public Library photographs-MISSING

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Identifier: 1998-17
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of bookmobiles, opening of Annie Wittenmyer Branch, and new Main library building
Dates: [unknown]

Davenport Public Library staff informal photograph collection

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Identifier: 2004-14
Scope and Contents Color slides, black and white prints, color prints, Polaroid photographs of people working at DPL and the Bookmobile from 1950s-1980s. Images of Hill's Department store set up to function as the library during the demolition and building of the E.D. Stone building, programs, individuals, various interiors and several exterior shots are included. New children's wing, interiors and exteriors of the Bookmobile. Very few loose items identified.
Dates: 1955-1982

Davenport Public School Museum Collection

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Identifier: 2004-50
Scope and Contents This collection contains Davenport Public School Directories from 1931-1989. It also contains a publication "W.D. Petersen: Father of the Davenport Levee" and a bound volume called Cram's Standard American Railway System.
Dates: 1909-1989

Davenport Public Schools Deportment/Attendance Medal aka Kuhnen Medal

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Identifier: 1997-03
Scope and Contents artifact--silver medal 1.25" diameter engraved Amanda Moldenscheidt 7th grade 1890; likely a Kuhnen Medal given for deportment, attendance and progress in Davenport public schools from ___ - 1913.
Dates: 1890

Davenport Rotary Club collection

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Identifier: 2011-21
Scope and Contents Roster books, histories, Rotary Wheel publication; images; clippings; articles of incorporation; reports to governor; ephemeral items; original charter added 8/2014; Added June 2017 Club Minutes and Records, Board Minutes and Records, Financial Records, Attendance Records, Music, Projects, Clippings, booksPhotographs - many snapshots: Roudebush was taking copies to meetings and trying to get identification. There are posters and boxes of unprocessed...
Dates: 1911-2015

Davenport School Class Picture

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Identifier: 2019-70
Scope and Contents Image by Frank O. Free, Davenport photographer. Sepia print measures 8x10" and is in a paper frame measuring about 11x13". Names of teachers and students are handwritten on the back.
Dates: 1935-1939

Davenport Schools Museum Donation

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Identifier: 2018-43
Scope and Contents Blackhawk Newspaper 1982-1983, 1984-1985; The Crest 1969-1971; Rockety-I 1956; various publications
Dates: various dates

Davenport Shooting Association promissory notes

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Identifier: 1998-25
Scope and Contents This collection contains notes held by members of the Davenport Shooting Association, 1900-1903. Copies are in SCUSI file
Dates: 1900-1913

Davenport Toastmistress Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-18
Scope and Contents Consists of materials from local Toastmistress club including membership lists, officers, constitution, scrapbooks, programs, newsletters, unidentified photographic images, awards and other miscellaneous items. Parker Parliamentary Law Club items also included.
Dates: 1967-1984

Davenport Women's Club Records

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Identifier: 1995-02
Scope and Contents Records of the club, including minutes, scrapbooks, programs c. 1900-1995. Additional materials donated 1/20/2001 including yearbooks and minute book, 1989-1998.2006 rec'd 1973-74 scrapbook and 2 photo albums.
Dates: 1900-1995

Davenport/Bettendorf map

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Identifier: 2004-55
Scope and Contents 1967 map - For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
Dates: 1967

David Adams Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: 2013-23
Scope and Contents Ten archival boxes of portraiture associated with Stafford, Suiter, Morgan, Ward, Adams families of Scott County, Iowa; prints, acetate negatives, tintypes, CDVs, photographic postcards, Polaroids, copies, digital copies.Eighteen archival boxes of genealogical documentation for same families. All connected with Scott County, Iowa particularly the Le Claire and rural Le Claire areas.This collection of photographs and compilations of research came from a long time Scott...
Dates: 1800-2000

David Collins newsclippings, photos and scrapbooks

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Identifier: 2005-05
Scope and Contents Papers of author David Collins including newspaper clippings, photographs, teaching contracts, and report cards.
Dates: 1955-2005

David Doss Collection

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Identifier: 2019-21
Scope and Contents Donor's letter states "As a hobby I travel to antique shows and flea markets and purchase photos and mail them back to their place of origin."Sent under cover of two seperate mailings, one in February, one in May: photocopy from June 25, 1927 The War Cry - a Salvation Army publication, including a paragraph on the Sam Woodgate family of Davenport and their Davenport Corps Band.From Ladies Home Hournal February 1916 page 5 - Just See What Davenport Has Done re: Rotary...
Dates: 1916-1927

David Sebben - Area photograph collection

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Identifier: 2009-04
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, negatives, slides, and one brochure of the Quad City area with an emphasis on downtown scenes, street cars, and electric utilities dating from 1890s to 1950s. The majority of these prints depict Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Company, Tri-City Peoples Light Company, and United Light Company. The "Growing Up with the Tri-Cities" is an open house brochure for one of the businesses. It is dated 1926.
Dates: circa 1890-1950

David Sebben Photograph Collection #2

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Identifier: 2019-71
Scope and Contents PANORAMIC birdseye view of Davenport by J. B. Hostetler may be original print in new matte and frame. Shows buildings between Government Bridge and Centennial Bridge west to east, and tops of 6th Street buildings to river with Rock Island riverfront in the distance. Measures about 9" x 40". Probably ca 1915 Scans of ten GLASS NEGATIVES showing Moline vs. Rock Island playing football in 1915 per writing on two negatives. One group of males and females dressed in costumes. Rest teen...
Dates: 1915


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