Just Shelved: People, Places, Planes, and More!

We’ve added many new resources to our collections recently!  Some of these were budgeted, some were donated, and some are courtesy of the Scott County Iowa Genealogy Society:


  • Man of Deeds: Bishop Mathias Loras and the Iowa Frontier by Craig Schaefer (SC DVD 282.092 Man)



  • Cherry Valley Past and Present, written for young people by Judith O. Green (SC974.774 Gre)
  • Huron Island 1872-1940 : a history of the island community and their families by Larry W. McHenry (SC977.796 Hur)
  • My Home Town: Newell, Iowa by Steve Samelson (SC 977.718 Sam)
  • Lost Black Hawk County by Linda McCann (SC977.737 Cor)
  • Waterloo by Brandon J. Brockway (SC 977, 737 Cor)



  • Eastern Iowas’ Aviation Heritage by Scott M. Fisher (SC629.1309 Fis)
  • Images of Aviation:  Quad-City International Airport by David T. Cooperman (SC387.736 Coo)



  • A Preliminary Census History of Walter Watrus Sr. and his Descendants, by Alexandra Uteeve Johnson (SC 929.2 Wat)
  • History of the Allerton Family in the United States 1585-1885 by Walter Allerton (SC929.2 All)



  • Your Brother in Arms: A Union Soldier’s Odyssey by Robert C. Plumb (SC 973.7448 Plu) — Not to brag, but our department and staff were given a little acknowledgement for assisting the author.
  • Honor Flight of the Quad-Cities:  Trip to Washington,DC, April 23, 2010 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (SC 977.304 Hon)


Yes, there’s a little something for everyone in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center! 

We invite you to visit and browse our collections.   If you can’t visit but would like for us to search a specific resources for you, our research policies and procedures are available on our website here.

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