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Davenport (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Barbara Wommack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0698
Abstract

Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1990-2005

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Connie Heckert papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0422
Abstract

Author and English instructor at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-1995

Cook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0109
Abstract

Diaries of Edward E. Cook, journals and ledgers of the law firm of Cook & Dodge of Davenport, Iowa, and other business and legal papers.

Dates: 1841 - 1912; Majority of material found in 1860 - 1880

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0081
Abstract

Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.

Dates: 1909-1955

Ella Bushnell-Hamlin papers

 Collection — Folder 1: Series 1
Identifier: IWA0201
Abstract

Early suffragist and owner of Trident Publishing Company in Davenport, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1912-1985

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract

Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.

Dates: 1902-2008

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Fred Schwengel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0456
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of Iowa Representative Fred Schwengel.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971; 1940-1993

Harold E. Hughes Gubernatorial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0385
Abstract

Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. Gubernatorial and senatorial office files relating to his political career.

Dates: 1962-1975

Hiram Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0455
Abstract

Congressman and banker from Davenport, Iowa. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a notebook relating to banking issues and temperance.

Dates: 1867-1899; Majority of material found in 1894-1899

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.

Dates: 1902-1973