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National History Day: City Commissions

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Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

Location and Hours




(563) 326-7902



321 N Main Street 

Davenport, IA 52801-1490


Mondays: 9am-8pm

Tue - Sat: 9am-5:30pm

Sundays and Holidays: CLOSED





from our Archive & Manuscripts Collections

2004-50 W.D. Petersen:  Father of the Davenport Levee. 1 archive box and 1 loose volume. Rg. 42 Sec.8-9

2002-07 Davenport Bridge Commission Records, 1940's-1980's. Scrapbooks, photos, contracts, correspondence for Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge - both spans. 8 record center cartons. Rg. 14 Sec. 7

From our Archive and Manuscript Collection