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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.
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.
Papers of author David Collins including newspaper clippings, photographs, teaching contracts, and report cards.
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.
This collection contains photocopies of Decatur County Iowa Cemetery Records with additional details added for Hamilton and New Salem Cemeteries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains approximately 30 black and white photographs of people believed to be from the DeWitt, Iowa area.
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.
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.
This collection contains a typed bound carbon copy of diary by Henry Vollmer during a trip to Germany April 7 - September 19, 1887.
Items written by Dick Stahl, Quad Cities Poet Laureate.
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.
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.
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.
books, professional genealogy work, personal genealogy; American Association of University Women [AAUW] programs; WWI bonus aps for Scott Co. 1920's
This is a two-page typed collection of memories created for the celebration of life service for Don Cooper Bowers by his younger brother, Kent. They are filled with humorous anecdotes pertaining to his brother.
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.
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.
Photographs of "comparable" build sales organized by town, street and property type: Commercial or Industrial. Most have a 35 mm negative as well. The collection is not fully processed as of December 2021.
This is a collection of images of downtown Davenport. Fifteen images are black and white and ten are color prints.
Second street is the main focus of the black and white prints whereas the color items are mostly skylines.
- 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 912
- German 3
- 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.