Photo Inventory: Misc photographic collections, albums, etc.

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INVENTORY

Miscellaneous Albums, XXXVII
Inclusive dates: c. 1880s - 1933
 
Box 1
Date: c. 1885-1890
Scope Notes: This album contains 35 images, primarily cabinet cards. There is no identification of the individuals. One photograph depicts a Muscatine school house.
 
Box 2
Date: c. 1880s
Scope Notes: This collection consists of 58 cabinet cards, primarily portraits of unidentified individuals. The accession number for this album is 1962-38. Donor, Rex Kleinhen. 
 
Box 3
Album 1
Date: c. 1890
Scope Notes: This album contains 169 sepia tone albumen prints. Subjects include Davenport scenes and unidentified travel scenes. No provenance information is available on this album.
 
Album 2
Date: c. 1933
Scope Notes: This album consists of 54 black & white photographs (snap shots) of activities and attractions at the Century of Progress Exposition which was held in Chicago, Illinois. There is no provenance information with this album.
 
Album 3
Date: c. 1880s
Scope Notes: This album contains 48 tintypes, primarily portraits, of unidentified people. One portrait is identified as Robert Schirich. There is no provenance information with this album. 
 
Box 4
Album 1
Date: 1887-1893
Scope Notes: This album contains 51 photographs (3 of them cyanotypes). The groups, portraits, and scenes are all unidentified. Many are obviously Davenport scenes including Trinity Cathedral and one of Griswold College.
 
Album 2
Date: c. 1880s
Scope Notes: This album contains 52 unidentified portraits – 28 cabinet cards and 24 cartes-de-visite. The Davenport photograph studios of Huebinger Bros. and W.P. Egbert are represented in the album.
 
 

INVENTORY

Movie Stills Collection 1980-89
Inclusive dates: ca. 1925-1935
Scope Notes: This collection of 32 8x10 black and white photographs includes “movie stills” from the studios of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; First National; United Artist Corp.; and Paramount Pictures. Actors and actresses such as Joan Crawford, Constance Bennett, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Ronald Coleman, and Velma Banky are included in this collection. The prints are of poor quality. Paper is cracking and the emulsion is powdering.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, copy negatives
Folder 2 Photographs #1-17
Folder 3 Photographs #18-32
 
 

Inventory

Garden Images
Accession Number: No accession number associated with this collection
Scope Notes: This collection includes images of gardens, gardeners, landscaping projects, plants, parks, residences and floral businesses. The images and information might have been used by Tri-City Gardens for a presentation or publication (?).
 

Inventory

1. Bechtel Residence and Planting Plans
2. Commercial Club
3. Davis Gardens
4. Detlef Kahl
5. Gordon Van Tine Co.
6. Hauberg
7. Jens Jensen
8. Leonidis W. Ramsey
9. Marcus Curtis Smith
10. Mast Nursery
11. McClellan Addition
12. Parks
13. Residences
14. Rock Island Arsenal
15. Rock Island Lines
16. Rotary Club
17. Stapp Greenhouse
18. Tri-City Florist’s Club
19. Tri-City Garden Club
20. Witaker Home
 
 
References & Cross References
Business & Industry – Nurseries
Houses & Households – Gardens
Military & War – Rock Island Arsenal
Nature – Flowers & Plants
Organizations & Clubs – Rotary
Parks & Park Recreation – Vander Veer
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