ORGANIZATION: Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center, Davenport Public Library
Main Street Library
321 Main Street
Davenport, IA 52801
CONTACT PERSON(S): Jessica Mirasol, Katie Reinhardt
Monday 12:00p to 8:00p
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00a to 5:30p
TYPE OF ORGANIZATION: Library
The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center maintains extensive local history and genealogy collections, as well as serving as the officially designated archives for the City of Davenport.
The genealogy collection supports genealogical research in Scott County, Iowa as well as other Iowa counties, the New England states, and states on the migration routes used by those who settled in this area. The Center also houses the collection of the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Genealogical Library.
The local history collection includes books, maps, archival collections, newspapers on microfilm, videos, and oral history recordings. The photograph collection contains more than 60,000 local images.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE/ACCESS: Materials in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center do not circulate. Selected archival collections and City of Davenport materials may have access restrictions.