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30 Years of Myths and Mysteries, Hysterical Histories, Tree-Kickin’ Genealogy…and Much More!

Each department at the Davenport Public Library is valued, and the month of October affords an opportunity to celebrate the 30th birthday of one gem in particular – the hidden pearl in the Main Street Library – the Richardson-Sloane Special … Continue reading

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Just Shelved: Regiments and Other Interesting People

The Scott County Genealogy Society has added several new items to the Special Collections Center this month.  We’ve been trying to acquire at least one history of each Iowa Volunteer Regiment, and these three books are welcome additions to our … Continue reading

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Genealogy Night!

Are the nuts in your family tree taking up all of your precious research time?  We in the Special Collections Center understand.  And we are once again opening our Center to give you a little extra time to root out … Continue reading

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Researching the Records of England

If you were fortunate enough to attend the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society meeting on the first of June, you learned all sorts of interesting things about early English records from Pam Langston.  One thing that really surprised me is … Continue reading

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Just Shelved: Histories of Iowa Counties

 Thanks to the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (SCIGS), our Center can now offer the following reprints of several county histories: •      Harry Church Chappel’s History of Buchanan County, Iowa, and its People (1914) •      History of Black Hawk County, Iowa, … Continue reading

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Heads Up! March SCIGS Meeting

The next Scott County, Iowa, Genealogy Society (SCIGS) meeting is on March 2 (this coming Monday) at seven p.m.  The meeting is at St. Paul Lutheran Church (2136 Brady Street). Non-members are welcome to attend.  Gene Eiklor will be speaking about … Continue reading

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Upcoming Genealogy Conference!

Every Spring the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society host an all day genealogy conference.  This year the 34th Annual Quad Cities Genealogical Conference will be held Saturday, April 26th, 2008 at the Viking … Continue reading

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