Scott County Iowa Geneological Society: Bridging Past and Future Generations

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CURRENTLY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ————-
THE RICHARDSON-SLOANE SPECIAL COLLECTION CENTER
Maintains extensive local history and genealogy collections, along with SCIGS large collection
-Lower Level – Davenport Public Library, 321 Main Street, Davenport, IA
-Hours: Monday 9:00am-8:00pm – Tuesday thru Saturday 9:00am-5:30pm


GENEALOGY & HISTORY – Links

ELEVENSES WITH LISA live on the Genealogy Gems You Tube channel on Thursdays at 11:00 AM Central. You can also sign-up for a free newsletter signup, which includes a reminder & direct link to the Elevenses with Lisa at lisalouisecooke.com  If unable to watch Thursday shows, they are available along with show notes a couple days after the show.  All episodes & show notes are available on website – Podcast Tab – Elevenses With Lisa.  Also other ‘free’ podcast are available.  I’ve watched all 13 Episodes of Elevenses with Lisa (thru Jun 26) & have learned a lot!

CONFERENCE KEEPER – Collection of genealogy events calendar:  Live – Virtual – Conferences – Seminars – Workshops – Webinars and more!

GEN WEB PROJECTS
Iowa –Scott County  –Cedar County –Muscatine County –Clinton County
Illinois –Rock Island County –Mercer County -Henry County -Whiteside County

GRAVESTONE PHOTO PROJECTS
Iowa Scott County –Cedar County –Muscatine County –Clinton County –Iowa gravestones search by county –Iowa gravestone search by county/surnames 
Illinois –Rock Island County –Mercer County –Henry County –Whiteside County –Surname Index by county

IOWA HERITAGE DIGITAL COLLECTIONS – Online repository of Iowa history and culture, maintained by the State Library of Iowa

US GEN WEB ARCHIVES DIGITAL MAP LIBRARY
Iowa  –Illinois

NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Federal Census –Military Records –Catalog

RIVERSHARE LIBRARIES  – Search catalog
-Bettendorf Public Library -Clinton Community College -Clinton Public Library -Davenport Public Library -LeClaire Community Library -Muscatine Community College Library -Musser Public Library -Scott Community College -Scott County Library System

UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY DIGITAL IMAGE ARCHIVE

 

THE RICHARDSON-SLOANE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS – Links

RESOURCES
-Books -Church Records -Davenport City Archives -Map Collections -Newspapers -Oral History Collections -Newspapers -Oral History Collections -Photographs -Scott County Records -Archive & Manuscript Collections

RESEARCH GUIDES
-People -Places -Things

LOCAL DATABASE SEARCH

ASK A GENEALOGY OR SPECIAL COLLECTIONS QUESTION

SPECIAL COLLECTION FORMS
-Resource checklist -Family Group Sheet -City Directory Research -5 Generation Ancestor Chart  -(PDF forms link available at the bottom of the ‘Special Collection Forms’ page for all four of the above forms)

 

 

 

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