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Mark Schwiebert papers

Identifier: MSS 374


From 1989 to 2009 Mark Schwiebert served as the Mayor of Rock Island. After graduating with a history degree from Augustana College in 1972 Schwiebert chose to focus his interests on local politics by targeting childhood hunger and rising teen crime rates, expanding the development of “The District” for entertainment, and the Arsenal as a historical center. This collection spans from 1994-2008 and includes extensive correspondence detailing the daily duties of the Mayor such as responding to concerns of citizens, congratulating youth on academic and athletic achievements, and announcing support/distaste for new city ordinances as well as affairs on the state level.


  • Creation: circa 1994-2008


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This is an unprocessed collection. A detailed description of its contents is currently unavailable. For information about accessing this collection, please contact Special Collections well in advance of any planned research visit. Be advised that preparing unprocessed collections for research may take up to six months.


4.0 Cubic Feet (/ 10 boxes)

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Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

639 38th Street
Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States