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DeWitt, IA studio photographs

Identifier: 2003-10
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 30 black and white photographs of people believed to be from the DeWitt, Iowa area.
Dates: 1870-1890

Diaries of Lettie Barber

Identifier: 2014-21
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1907-1911

Diary of Hanno Prentice Newton

Identifier: 2018-62
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1861

Diary of Henry Vollmer, Sr.

Identifier: 2014-11
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed bound carbon copy of diary by Henry Vollmer during a trip to Germany April 7 - September 19, 1887.
Dates: 1887

Dick Stahl literary works on rivers and river towns

Identifier: 2010-13
Scope and Contents Items written by Dick Stahl, Quad Cities Poet Laureate.
Dates: undated

Dillon Fountain

Identifier: 2007-05
Scope and Contents This collection contains files from City Archives including a maintenance manual, info from "Friends of Dillon Fountain", folder labeled Ware and Ware, correspondence, architectural and building information.
Dates: 1917-1984

Dimitrios N. Kechris (James A. Kachres) papers

Identifier: 2001-18
Scope and Contents Dimitrios Nickolas Kechris, also known as James N. Kachres' personal papers include handwritten documents, correspondence, receipts, booklets, an abstract, his funeral costs and probate information. Some of these items are printed and written in Greek and include dates 1905 and 1913.
Dates: 1945-1968

Dobler-Kuehl Genealogical Material & photos

Identifier: 2007-07
Scope and Contents This collection contains documented information and photographs compiled by Warren F. Kuehl including surnames: Dobler, Kuehl, Warren, Friedrichs/Friedricks; Laminated civil war and confirmation documents, images.
Dates: various

Don and Marietta Southwood collection

Identifier: 2012 -25
Scope and Contents books, professional genealogy work, personal genealogy; American Association of University Women [AAUW] programs; WWI bonus aps for Scott Co. 1920's
Dates: 1900-2010

Dorothy Phoenix School Report Cards

Identifier: 2018-11
Scope and Contents Student progress reports for student Dorothy "Dodie" Phoenix grades 2-10 from Pierce School, Sudlow Intermediate School and Saint Katherine's School. Signed by parents Dorothea Panton Phoenix and H.A. Phoenix as well as her teachers.
Dates: 1929-1938

DOT map of Scott County, Iowa

Identifier: 2004-58
Scope and Contents 1967 map shows state highways, county trunk and local roads - For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
Dates: 1967

Downtown Davenport photographs

Identifier: 1996-06
Scope and Contents 14 prints ca 1930-1950's of building exteriors; caricatures of city leaders from newspaper; came from C & ED department per note on envelope
Dates: 1930-1951

DPL Display Collection

Identifier: 2016 -41
Scope and Contents Includes photocopies of collection items, signs, and call numbers for books used on seasonal displays in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center.

Dates: Existence: Majority of material found in Beginning in 2006

Dr. Herald W. Greene Family Collection

Identifier: 2019-42
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, photographs, letters documenting this family; Dr. Greene was a dentist by profession; much of the information revolves around son, Herald Taylor "Skippy", and his school activities including baseball and basketball at Davenport High School Class of 1947 and University of Iowa 1951.The newspaper items are in terrible condition. The images and other paper items such as programs, etc. are fair.One highlight is the June 1940 Shriner's Baseball School...
Dates: 1930-1950

Dr. Herbert J. "Jim" Hodges Papers

Identifier: 2014-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 1000 color photographic slides, research, records, observations, statistics and correspondence regarding the local bird population in the Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois greater Tri/Quad City area. Copies of published items, articles used in research and information on individual birds is also included. Collection InventoryThis series is made up of information Dr. Hodges collected while active in the local birding community....
Dates: 1895-2008; Majority of material found within 1940-2005

Dr. Robert C. Olson collection

Identifier: 2005-18
Scope and Contents Reproduction of "No. 2 Map of the Rock Island Rapids of the Mississippi River" and 2 special sections of the Quad-City Times newspaper. Published books and serials pertaining to French-Canadian explorers.
Dates: 1925-2005

Dr. William H. Roba Collection

Identifier: 2015-20
Scope and Contents This collection consists of books and newsletters pertaining to studies of Germany, German customs, Nazi Germany, German migration and immigration, literature and educational aids as well as miscellaneous interests of Dr. Roba. A collection of publications pertaining to Buffalo Bill aka William F. Cody.Davenport Democrat Half-Century published October 22, 1905; black and white images on paper better than newsprint. Images include Col. George Davenport, 1844 and 1856 paintings of...
Dates: 1886-2015

Duck Creek Park Lodge blueprints

Identifier: 1996-07
Scope and Contents Original blueprints from architect Ebeling dated 1928.
Dates: 1928

Duncan Book Collection

Identifier: 2018-58
Scope and Contents These serials and miscellaneous items pertaining to Missouri, Kentucky and Iowa were kept by genealogist Lorrain Duncan. They were foldered and placed in an archival box. Published materials that were donated were cataloged if met collection development policy.
Dates: 1970-2000

Eagle Signal Corporation

Identifier: 2013-22
Scope and Contents Eagle Signal publications, photographs, timers, history, manuals; Eagle and BLISS and Gamewell annual reports
Dates: 1930-1989

Early Davenport, Iowa scenes

Identifier: 1997-15
Scope and Contents 28 black and white copies of images dating from 1870-1890. Originally fourteen items, a second duplicate set was brought in by Alice Richardson Sloane in October 2010. See external document for details.
Dates: 1868-1890

Early Reader

Identifier: 2019-06
Scope and Contents This collections consists of "Our Little Book for Little Folks" created by American Book Company copyright 1896. The title page states the book was "Arranged by W.E. Crosby Late Supt. Schools Davenport IA". It was property of a room in 1 South School 1899. This was hand written inside front cover.
Dates: 1896

East Meets West: The First Railroad Bridge to Cross the Mississippi River

Identifier: 2019-30
Scope and Contents two DVDs of film

Images and materials from SC were used in production of the film. In return, we received two copies.
Dates: 2017

East Second Street Company

Identifier: 2012-23
Scope and Contents East Second Street Company records are arranged in six series: Finances- For years 1929-1960 (1951 is missing). Includes important daily business papers tax returns, blank tax forms, corporation reports, verified summary of payments, mortgage concerns, insurance, insurance correspondence/memos, evaluations of equipment, receipts, letters for ground rent, war time concerns, real properties, policies/endorsements, parking program leasehold, liquidation, inquiry of stock worth, balance...
Dates: 1929-1961

Eastern Iowa County School Records Collection

Identifier: 2004-41
Scope and Contents This is a collection of documents generated between 1870-1974 by schools that merged into the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency in 1974. Documentation includes attendance, student scores/grades, monthly summaries, graduates, visitors, term reports, annual reports to County Superintendents, directories of teachers, country school records, and some parochial school documentation. Counties included are Jackson, Clinton, Muscatine and one volume for Scott County.
Dates: 1870-1974

Eckermann Monthly Store News, Illinois-Iowa Dairy calendar, and DeWitt Hardware calendar

Identifier: 2010-12
Scope and Contents January, February, April and June 1953 issues of Eckermann Monthly Store News from the Eckermann Implement Company, Eldridge, Iowa; 1954 calendar Illinois-Iowa Dairy at 1205 Harrison Street, Davenport, Iowa; 1966 calendar DeWitt Hardware (fishing theme).
Dates: 1953, 1954, 1966

Eldridge Corners aerial photograph

Identifier: 2000-12
Scope and Contents Aerial photograph of Eldridge Corners, c. 1940s?
Dates: 1940s

Elizabeth "Bubbles" Haines materials

Identifier: 1998-23
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials and photographs relating to Elizabeth "Bubbles" Haines, mostly from festivities in her honor at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in October 1998.
Dates: 1998

Elizabeth Moravek Finkenhoefer Collection

Identifier: 2015-37
Scope and Contents This collection consists of published books and journals of genealogical nature pertaining to Indiana.
The titles are: Yearbooks of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, The Berkeley Journal: Published by the Berkeley County Historical Society, Images of Berkeley County: A Collection of Photographs from Berkeley County.
Dates: 1989-2014

Emil A. Speth, Badge 13, Davenport Police Department

Identifier: 2008-08
Scope and Contents This collection contains 1 3-ring binder and 1 cd-rom of biographical documentation pertaining to Officer Speth (1874-1917); court documents, newspaper clippings, vital records, and images. CD-rom contains JPEG and BITMAP images, pdf doc, and Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 docs.
Dates: 1874-1917