Quad Cities Archives Fair

Come learn about cultural and historical organizations from around the Quad Cities! Visit tables to learn about unique collections and services, listen to talks on historical events and discover hidden gems of the Quad Cities.

Free and open to the public

Kathy Cuff of the VASA Archives in Bishop Hill, Illinois talks to visitors.

The following archives, libraries, museums and other organizations will have tables at the fair

More coming soon!

  • Andover Historical Society
  • Augustana College Special Collections
  • Augustana Historical Society
  • Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House
  • Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation
  • Davenport Iowa Family History Center
  • Davenport School Museum
  • The Elevator Historian
  • Friends of Hauberg
  • German-American Heritage Center
  • Jenny Lind Chapel & Museum
  • John Deere Archives
  • Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Putnam Museum and Science Center
  • Quad City Botanical Center
  • Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center, Davenport Public Library
  • Rock Island Arsenal Historical Society
  • Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society
  • Scott County Community Memory Project
  • Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society
  • St. Ambrose University Art History & Museum Studies Program
  • St. Ambrose University Library
  • Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College
  • Vasa Order of America Archives
  • Western Illinois University, Museum Studies Program


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2019 Location: German American Heritage Center