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Archive & Manuscript Collections

2010-33 Sauk and Fox Tribe Indian Pow-Wow Council records. Items pertaining to the Sauk and Fox Tribe Indian Pow-Wow held annually over Labor Day weekend at Black Hawk State Park in Rock Island, Illinois by the Indian Pow-wow Council. Includes souvenir programs, newspaper items, listings of officers and directors of the Council, some meeting records, and letterhead stationary.
Date Range: 1950s to 1980s Location: Range 37 Section 04

2011-02 Antoine LeClaire land patent documents & research. This collection consists of photocopies pertaining to LeClaire's land acquisitions from 1832 Sauk and Fox treaty including certified copies of patents and maps. The land patents are regarding the 640 acres in Davenport and 640 acres in LeClaire. This was provided for in Section 6 of the 1832 Treaty with the Sauk and Fox where LeClaire acted as an interpreter. There is also a copy of the 1842 Treaty with the Sauk and Fox.
Date Range: 1830s Location: Range 37 Section 09

1995-03 Fred Schwengel collection. Books, research papers, History Club round table papers and miscellaneous Davenport items belonging to Congressman Fred Schwengel; includes copy of Blackhawk Treaty.
Date Range: 1858-1990 Location: Range 38 Section 9

Ephemera for Black Hawk

Ephemera – Landmarks – Black Hawk Wars
"Black Hawk Purchase." 1917. Flier.

Ephemera – History – Iowa
"The Early Iowa of Indian Tribes and Explorers."Des Moines Sunday Register. Nov. 13, 1966. Periodical article.