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Davenport Police Officer Research
This collection consists of information on individuals serving Davenport Police Department 1844-2012; researched and compiled by donor.
Davenport Public Library photographs
Davenport Public Library photographs-MISSING
This collection includes photographs of bookmobiles, opening of Annie Wittenmyer Branch, and new Main library building
Davenport Public Library staff informal photograph collection
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.
Davenport Public School Museum Collection
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.
Davenport Public Schools Deportment/Attendance Medal aka Kuhnen Medal
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.
Davenport Rotary Club collection
Davenport School Class Picture
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. School is not identified.
Davenport School Museum Collection
Davenport Schools Museum Donation
Blackhawk Newspaper 1982-1983, 1984-1985; The Crest 1969-1971; Rockety-I 1956; various publications
Davenport Shooting Association promissory notes
This collection contains notes held by members of the Davenport Shooting Association, 1900-1903. Copies are in SCUSI file
Davenport Toastmistress Collection
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.
Davenport Woman's Club Records
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.
1967 map - For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
David Adams Genealogy Collection
David Collins newsclippings, photos and scrapbooks
Papers of author David Collins including newspaper clippings, photographs, teaching contracts, and report cards.
David Doss Collection
David Sebben - Area photograph collection
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.
David Sebben Photograph Collection #2
Decatur County Iowa Cemetery records
This collection contains photocopies of Decatur County Iowa Cemetery Records with additional details added for Hamilton and New Salem Cemeteries.
December 2008 Edition of the City Directory for Le Claire, Iowa
2008 directory lists residents by street address as well as a cross directory listing which is alphabetical by resident. This is not a professionally printed directory.
Deeds, maps, tax receipts for Scott Co. land
This collection contains land documentation ca. 1840-1900 for Scott County Section 21, Township 78 North, Range 4 East. Surnames include Wachter, Freund, Sulemire, Mather, Ives, Hutt, Nichols, and Hawley. Hand-drawn plat maps by Scott County Surveyor W. P. Campbell.
Del Rae Studio-Ralph Stanley Photograph Collection
Delta Queen riverboat photograph
This collection contains 1 ca. 1950's black and white print mounted on board showing riverboat Delta Queen docked at Rock Island river front with a view of the Davenport river front; 3.5 x 8 feet in size.
Department of Transportation map of Scott County, Iowa
1975 map;purplish ink; appears was once cataloged in DPL map collections - For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
Depositions from District Court Cases, Scott County, Iowa
Des Moines Register and Tribune Image collection
DeWitt, IA studio photographs
This collection contains approximately 30 black and white photographs of people believed to be from the DeWitt, Iowa area.
Diaries of Lettie Barber
This collection contains handwritten diaries of local resident Lettie Barber for the years 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911; They mention visiting African-American families, tenement on Tenth Street.
Diary of Hanno Prentice Newton
This 3x5" daily pocket diary documents daily events in Keokuk County pioneer life such as farming and timber activities, weather, neighbors, farm animals, etc. Copies of Newton's other diaries dating 1858-1870s can be found at State Historical Society of Iowa and possibly Keota, IA library. See also the Iowa Journal of History and Politics "Pioneer Experiences in Keokuk County" July 1954 pages 327-342.
- 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.
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