Archive Inventory: I



INVENTORY
 
Illowa Rockhounds Collection
Inclusive Dates:   1951 - 1959
Scope Notes: Contains letters concerning Illowa Rockhounds' meetings, field trips, and an annual banquet.
 
Folder 1 -  9 items
1.  Illowa Gem and Mineral Society officers list, that includes:  President L.E. Doughrity, Vice President Elmer L. Stacy, Secretary Nora L. Everitts, Treasurer Ralph J. Heuer; Sep. 10, 1959
2.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; June 3, 1952; about a field trip and a previous meeting
3.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; date ?; about plans for future meeting in February
4.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; date ?; about next meeting of January 24 and mentions Russell Kraklow
5.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; date ?; about Spring Hobby Exhibit
6.  postcard to Fred P. Hall from Civic Affairs Committee; Aug. 10, 1951; about updating Directory of Organizations
7.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; Nov. 23, 1951; about next meeting of November 29 and mentions Dr. J. Daniel Willems
8.  letter to Rockhounds members from Pres. Irving W. Hurlbut; date ?; about field trip and previous meeting
9.  letter to Rockhounds members from Russell P. Neuwerk, Banquet Chairman; 1952; about the club's annual banquet
 
Subject Heading Cross Reference
 
Organizations & Clubs--Misc.
 
People

L.E. Daughrity
Nora L. Everitts
Fred P. Hall
Ralph J. Heuer
Dora Hoxsey
Irving W. Hurlbut
Russell Kraklow
Russell P. Neuwerk
Elmer L. Stacy
J. Daniel Willems

 
 
INVENTORY
 
Improved Order of Red Men Collection 1965-63
Date: 1891-1916
Scope Notes
 
1 RECORD CENTER BOX AND ONE OVERSIZE LEDGER WITH RECORDS OF DAVENPORT'S TECUMSEH TRIBE OF IORM FROM 1891-1917 INCLUDING: 
OVERSIZE LEDGER CONTAINING TREASURER'S RECORDS (ACC. NO. 1988-99). 
FILE FOLDERS 1) MEMBERSHIP RULES AND BUSINESS RECORDS, 1969 (ACC. NO. 1965-63). 
 
2) BOOKLETS: 
SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT OF TRIBE, 1916;
BROCHURE FOR GREAT COUNCIL CONVENTION, N.D.;
LIST OF MEMBERS, 1914;
2 COPIES OF IORM BOOKLET WITH MISSION AND BENEFITS, ETC, N.D.;
BY-LAWS FOR TECHUMSEH TRIBE, 1912;
BROCHURE "THE MONEY VALUE OF A MEMBERSHIP", N.D. (ACC NO. 1965-63). 
 
3) MINUTES OF MEETINGS, C. 1898 - 1910 AND NEWSLETTER ARTICLES (ACC. NO. 1988-99). 
6 MINUTES BOOKS DATED: SEPT. 1891 - JUNE 1894, JULY 1894 - JULY 1897, JULY 1897 - MAY 1901, MAY 1901 - DEC. 1904, DEC. 1904 - APRIL 1909, APRIL 1909 - APRIL 1912, APRIL 1912 - DEC. 1914, JAN. 1915 - NOV. 1917 (ACC. NO. 1988-99) 
 
ACCESSION NO.  1965-63, 1988-99  LIB--ARCH--R9-S4G
 
1965-63 donor Mrs. Edward Moeller
1988-99 Mrs. Marjorie Frick, see also Frick Mss  1993-3
 
Subject Cross Reference
Organizations & Clubs – Misc.
 
 
INVENTORY
 
Improved Order of Red Men Collection 1988-99
Date: 1891-1917
Scope Notes: One record center carton containing 8 volumes of meeting minutes dated from 1891 to 1917 and file folders containing typed meeting minutes.
 
Accession No. 1988-99. LIB—ARCH—R9—S4G
See 1965-63 for complete inventory of IORM Coll.
 
Subject Cross Reference
Organizations & Clubs – Misc.
 
 
INVENTORY
 
Iowa Anthropological Association Collection
 
Inclusive Dates:  1903 - 1907
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection contains letters, meeting minutes, articles, pamphlets, and illustrations concerning the operations of Iowa Anthropological Association.
 
Folder 1 - 57 items
1.  member list; date ?
2.  member list; 1906
3.  member list; May, 1907
4.  member list; date ?
5.  letter to ? from George Grant MacCurdy; date ?; about number of IAA members
6.  cover page titled, "Business Records of the Iowa Anthropological Association"; Oct. 7, 1903 - Nov. 1906
7.  meeting minutes; date ?
8.  meeting minutes; Oct. 3, 1903
9.  meeting minutes; Oct. 17, 1903
10.  meeting minutes; Nov. 2, 1903
11.  meeting minutes; Nov. 16, 1903
12.  meeting minutes; Feb. 5, 1904
13.  meeting minutes; Feb. 11, 1904
14.  meeting minutes; Oct. 31, 1904
15.  meeting minutes; Jan. 6, 1905
16.  meeting minutes; Nov. 2, 1905
17.  meeting minutes; July, 1905
18.  meeting minutes; Jan. 28, 1906
19.  meeting minutes; Feb. 6, 1907
20.  meeting minutes; date ?
21.  meeting minutes; date ?
22.  IAA Constitution; date ?
23.  collection items inventory (11 pages)
24.  Meskwaki report; Feb. 3, 1906 "Held in the Hall of Physics, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa"
25.  three charcoal drawings of burial mounds; dates ?
26.  report titled "Mound builders of the Mississippi Valley" (6 pages); date ?
27.  description of the Little Fox Village in 1830; date ?
28.  speeches of Indian Chiefs; date ?
29.  "Discoveries of Mississippi River"; date ?
30.  form letter requesting help in identifying various stone-made tools; date ?
31.  illustration of four stone tools; date ?
32.  oversized sheet of stone tool drawings; date ? (stored in OSCab2-D9)
33.   report titled "The Field of Folk Lore in Mexico"; May 17, 1907
34.  IAA meeting pamphlet; Feb. 13, 1904
35.  IAA meeting pamphlet; Feb. 10 - 11, 1905
36.  IAA meeting pamphlet; May 17 - 18, 1907
37.  pamphlet about "University Extension Lectures"; date ?
38.  pamphlet about "Anthropology Readings"; date ?
39.  pamphlet syllabus; date ?
40.  page 53 of ?; date ?
41.  yellow slip about member attendance and dues; date ?
42.  article titled "Ethnology"; date ?
43.  article titled "Mu-Squa-Kie Inquiry"; date ?
44.  article about IAA Constitution; date ?
45.  article about fourth annual IAA meeting; date ?
46.  two copies of pamphlet titled "The Meskwaki Indians"; Feb. 2 - 3, 1906
47.  pamphlet about "University Extension Lectures"
48.  pamphlet about "Anthropology" syllabus
49.  pamphlet about "Anthropology" readings
50.  typed list of members of IAA; May, 1907
51.  IAA Constitution with members' signatures on reverse side; date ?
52.  article about fourth annual IAA meeting; date ?
53.  article about IAA meeting of Oct. 5, 1903
54.  article titled "Mu-Squa-Kie Inquiry"; date ?
55.  article titled "Ethnology"; date ?
56.  IAA Business Records cover page; Oct. 8, 1903 - Nov. 1906
57.  record of IAA meeting; Oct. 5, 1903
 
Folder 2 - 39 items (letters related to correspondence with Andrew Carnegie)
Various letters that mention/include:  Andrew Carnegie, Dunn J.H. Ward, W.B. Allison, John A. Kafson, C.W. Waterman, David B. Henderson, Professor Arthur Fairbanks, Professor T.H. MacBride, and J.W. Paarmann
 
Folder 3 - 90 items
•             IAA pamphlet
•             numerous letters that mention/include in order as they appear in Folder 3:  J.H. Paarmann, Richard Herrmann, M.W. Cook, Duren Ward, Benjamin Shambaugh, Arthur H. Chase, J.A. Saarmann, Theodore W. Koch, C.A. Ficke, Frank Horack, Dr. E.H. Robb, Frederick Starr, Frederick E. Bolton, Professor Calvin, Professor Holmes of Smithsonian Institution, Professor B. Shimek, Professor C.C. Nutting, E.K. Putnam, A.G. Smith, Robert E. Gilder, Professor Ward, Mr. McLane, Nina Brown, Viola J. Brown, Elizabeth D. Putnam, S.G.F. Sheldon, W.J. Stafford
 
Subject Heading Cross Reference
 
Organizations & Clubs--Misc.--Iowa Anthropological Association
 
 
People

W.B. Allison
Frederick E. Bolton
Nina Brown
Viola J. Brown
Professor Calvin
Andrew Carnegie
Arthur H. Chase
M.W. Cook
Professor Arthur Fairbanks
C.A. Ficke
Robert E. Gilder
David B. Henderson
Richard Herrmann
Professor Holmes of Smithsonian Institution
Frank Horack
John A. Kafson
Theodore W. Koch
Professor T.H. MacBride,
Mr. McLane
Professor C.C. Nutting
J.H. Paarmann
J.W. Paarmann
E.K. Putnam
Elizabeth D. Putnam
Dr. E.H. Robb
J.A. Saarmann
Benjamin Shambaugh
S.G.F. Sheldon
Professor B. Shimek
A.G. Smith
W.J. Stafford
Frederick Starr
Professor Ward
Dunn.J.H. Ward
Duren Ward
C.W. Waterman

 
 
INVENTORY
 
Iowa Archeological Society
Inclusive Dates:  1907 - 1962
Scope Notes: This collection contains letters, newsletters, and pamphlets concerning the activities of the Iowa Archeological Society.
 
Folder 1 - 21 items
1.  IAS Newsletter; May, 1954
2.  IAS Newsletter; April, 1955
3.  IAS Newsletter; March, 1956
4.  IAS Newsletter; Feb., 1962
5.  announcement of John Bailey Chapter of IAS meeting; date ?
6.  J.B. Chapter Newsletter; date ?
7.  Quad-City Archeological Society members list; date ?
8.  IAS invitation to a joint meeting; date ?
9.  letter to [member] from H.P. Field; date ?; about subscription renewals
10.  Journal of the Iowa Archeological Society; Jan., 1952
11.  pamphlet about IAS annual fall meeting; Oct. 5, 1952 with cut-out, colored illustration of IAS emblem
12.  letter to [member] from William J. Kennedy; date ?; about welcoming new members
13.  newspaper article about new officers; July 9, 1952
14.  announcement of studies of prehistoric humans; date ?
15.  booklet about joint meeting in Iowa City at State University of Iowa; 1908
16.  Iowa Society pamphlet
17.  joint meeting booklet at State University of Iowa; 1909
18.  schedule of Davenport Academy of Sciences lectures; 1910
19.  The Archeological Institute of America; 1910
20.  Articles of Incorporation of IAS; date ?
21.  copy of letter to Professor Seymour; Nov. 26, 1907
 
Subject Heading Cross Reference
 
Archeology--Organizations--Iowa Archeological Society
Organizations & Clubs--Misc.--Iowa Archeological Society
Historic Sites & Museums--Davenport Academy of Science
 
People
H.P. Field
William J. Kennedy
 
 
INVENTORY
 
Iowa Sesquicentennial Collection 1997-66 and 1998-86
Inclusive dates 1994-1996
 
Scope Notes: This collection contains material related to Scott County's celebration of Iowa Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary of statehood) in 1996.  The material was collection and donated by Scott County Sesquicentennial Committee Chair Carol Ehlers.  The collection consists of archival materials including news releases, reports, newspaper articles, brochures and travel and 13 color photographs related to celebration events, especially the Big River Rendezvous held in October 1996.
 
See separate sheet for photo cross reference
 
The gift object sheet constitutes the folder level inventory.  Note that the first 5 objects on the inventory are textiles and are stored with the textile collection.  Note that several gaps and other problems occurred when this sheet was originally printed.  Since it was used when the collection was numbered, this sheet was retained as the inventory.  Therefore the numbers used on the collection do not correspond with the memorandum of gift numbers for each item. 
 
Gaps in numbering sequence and items not printed on inventory
9.  1 copy of an article written by Carol Ehlers and published in the Opinion section of the Quad City Times, page 7A, Sunday Aug. 25, 1996 -- article "150 reasons to Celebrate"
10.  1 booklet:  "Explore/Iowa's/Past/1846-1996/Davenport Public Library," Jan/Feb 1996
11.  1 booklet "1996 Sesquicentennial/Calendar/of Events", 1996
12.  1 booklet "Destination/Quad/Cities/Your Guide To/The Area * Events * Restaurants * Shopping", 1996
(Gap in numbering sequence - no 1997.66.13)
14.  1 booklet "Destination:  Quad Cities/The Official 1995/Visitors Guide", 1995
 
Gap in numbering sequence - no 1997.66.31 - this item was not accessioned
 
Gap in numbering sequence - no 1997.66.61-69 - mistake in printing/numbering on the original gift object list for this collection was perpetuated by the individual who numbered the objects
 
1997.66.85 & 86 were not found when the collection was stored.
 
 Subject Heading Cross Reference
Boats & Boating--Misc.
Holiday & Celebrations--Centennial--Misc.
Parades
 
 
INVENTORY
 
Iowa Weather Bureau Collection
Inclusive Dates:  1875 - 1926
Contains various forms of recorded information concerning weather and climate in parts of Iowa.
 
Folder 1  31 items
1.  14 "Annual Meteorological Summary" documents (some duplicates); 1913 - 1926
2.  three "Monthly Meteorological Summary" documents; 1908 - 1912
3.  two "Iowa Weather Stations" booklets; 1877 - 1878
4.  two copies of Meteorological and River Data 1872 - 1923" booklets
5.  10 "Iowa Weather Service" record booklets; 1878 - 1887
 
Folder 2  61 items
1.  55 "Monthly Meteorological Summary" cardboard slips; 1913 - 1920
2.  "Iowa Weather Bulletin for May, 1878"
3.  grid map of local Tri-Cities area, 1878
4.  sheet of numerical data and notes, 1882
5.  two news articles on Tri-Cities weather; 1923 - 1924
6.  township information on Middlesborough, Kentucky; 1890
 
Folder 3  10 items
1.  seven "Report of the Iowa Weather Service" documents; 1881 - 1885
2.  tabulation of data; 1875
3.  "Chronological List of Scientific Books and Papers"; 1885
4.  "Seasons in Iowa" booklet; 1884
 
Subject Heading Cross Reference
Disasters--Tornado
Disasters--Snow and Ice
Disasters--Wind, Rain & Hail
Disasters--Drought
Natural Phenomenon--Lightning
Natural Phenomenon--Meteorites
Natural Phenomenon--Misc.
Natural Phenomenon--Moon
Natural Phenomenon--Solar Eclipse
Rivers & Creeks--Mississippi River
 
People
D.S. Sheldon
S.G. Foote-Sheldon
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