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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

Davenport (Iowa) Sesquicentennial memorabilia

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Identifier: 1998-04
Scope and Contents

This collection appears to be items used to celebrate Davenport's Sesquicentennial.

Included are two envelopes postmarked July 25, 1986 with drawing of Le Claire House by artist Ward Olson. Both are signed by him.

One copy-slide of the Le Claire house at 630 East 7th Street ca 1900

One small reprint of a lithographic drawing "Return of Iowa First Volunteers" depicting Civil War era

Dates: 1986

Davenport, Iowa Stereograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-02
Scope and Contents

35 stereographs c1890-1900 downtown Davenport, Central Park, 1889 courthouse, soldiers monument, First Presbyterian church construction, Rock Island Rocket.

Also included 1896 City Hall dedication program; reprint of 1884 phone book; album of tri-cities w/green cover

Dates: 1885-1900

Davenport, Iowa YMCA building photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-16
Scope and Contents

Image of the exterior of the original Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building in Davenport, Iowa located on the northwest corner of Harrison and West 4th Streets.

Dates: 1910

Davenport Jewel of the Mississippi-Davenport, IA images

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-75
Scope and Contents

Variety of photographic prints used in book authored by David Collins, Rich Johnson, Mary Louise Speer and John Willard many of which are from DPL's phhotograph collections.

Dates: 2000

Davenport Kiwanis Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-17
Content Description

This collection of donated materials from the Davenport Kiwanis Club identifies various activities, events and programs as well as membership and financial records. Images and scrapbooks include speakers, members and guests at formal and informal gatherings. The collection dates from 1925-2012 with the bulk of items from the 1950s - 1980s.

Dates: 1925-2012

Davenport Leisure Services & Facilities Parks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-09
Scope and Contents

This collection includes maps, publications, publicity, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, planning documents, relating to city parks, stadium, and organizations responsible for parks: Park Board of Commissioners, Parks and Recreation Department.

Dates: 1890-2005

Davenport Levee Improvement Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-18
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records for the Davenport Levee Improvement Commission. Meeting minutes, leases, financial records, 1913-1970. Bound meeting minutes (vols 1-29), 1911-2005. 23 photographic prints of seawall and LeClaire Park from display board, 1911-1913. 11 original photographic prints. 75 negatives, 8 x 10" photographic prints, and digital copies (on 5 discs.)

Dates: 1911-2005

Davenport Little League and Pony League Rosters and Schedules

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-14a
Scope and Contents

add'l items brought in Dec 2010; booklets from Central LL 1974; SE 1975, 76, 78, 80, 82, 83, 84, 95, 98, 2006; E & SE 1986; E&W Pony League 1980, 1982; 50th anniversary of Little League patch 1939-1989

Dates: 1974-2006

Davenport Locomotive Company customer list

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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 6.5" x 9.5" blueprints of original locomotive side profile design diagrams.

Dates: [unknown]

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-02
Scope and Contents This is a collection of twelve water color paintings by local artist Tom F. Hempel. The following pieces make up the collection currently:Chad Pegracke's River Cleanup Port of Davenport, IA (2003)Rib Fest 2007 (2007)VanderVeer Park Duck Lagoon (2009)Hose Co. #4 Lindsay Park (2009)Duck Creek Lodge Davenport, IA (2009)Nighswander Theater (2009)Sledding Hill Duck Creek Park (2010)Architectural...
Dates: 2003-2010

Davenport Parks and Recreation Department records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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


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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