Quad Cities (Ill. and Iowa)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1, AV Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 47
Abstract Augustana College’s WVIK is the campus public radio station. Originally only available on Augustana College's campus, it was later expanded to broadcast to the Quad Cities and surrounding community. Materials in this collection include listening guides, program guides, Top 40 lists, news clippings, brochures, surveys, advertisements, and tenth anniversary materials (brochures, news clippings, and announcements) as well as recorded programs from Rock Island Lines segment.
Dates: circa 1965-1995 (bulk 1965-1983) ; Majority of material found within 1995
Identifier: MSS 303
Abstract The Black Hawk Hiking Club Records, 1918-2004 and undated, contain meeting minutes, membership records, bulletins, scrapbooks, slides, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and photographs. The Black Hawk Hiking Club was formed in 1920 as the Black Hawk Prairie Club, whose purpose was to promote outdoor recreation in the form of walks, outings, camping, and canoeing. With the election of John H. Hauberg as the club’s first president, the name was changed to the Black Hawk Hiking Club in 1923 at...
Dates: 1918-2004 and undated
Identifier: MSS 400
Abstract Discrete oversize items, circa 15th century-2016 and undated, contains oversize flat items, rolled items, and framed items primarily relating to Augustana College and local history. Materials include maps, posters, book and manuscript pages, newsclippings, subject files, portraits, photographs, art prints, building sketches, and advertisements. The items in this collection were collected by Special Collections staff over a period of several decades. Materials largely relate to Augustana College...
Dates: circa 1400s-2016 and undated
Identifier: MSS 385
Abstract The Augustana College Special Collections local history collection was compiled over the course of several decades by Special Collections staff. These materials, primarily ephemeral in nature, document the history of the Quad Cities, Illinois, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Particular attention is paid to local businesses and organizations, and the materials predominantly date from the late 19th century to the mid-twentieth century, although more recent documents can often be found in the...
Dates: 1713-2017 and undated
Identifier: MSS 318
Abstract The Quad City Symphony Orchestra held its first concert on May 19, 1916 at the Burtis Opera House in Davenport, Iowa. At the time, the orchestra was known as the Tri-City Symphony Orchestra, and had a conductor, 60 musicians, and two soloists. The group changed its name to the Quad City Symphony in 1985. Materials in the collection include bound programs, a published history of the orchestra, news clippings, press releases, promotional materials, scrapbooks, and secretary’s minutes and reports.
Dates: circa 1916-1998
Identifier: MSS 298
Abstract The Augustana College Special Collections realia collection, 1856-2013 and undated (bulk 1900-2005), contains artifacts (also known as realia) related to Augustana College, the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois, and other subjects. Materials include souvenirs, keepsakes, memorabilia, and other objects, including buttons and pins, trophies, stickers, clothing, coins, banners and signage, stamps, medals, drinkware, and flags.
Dates: 1856-2013 and undated; Majority of material found within 1900-2006