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Guide to the Henry Jensen Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1866-1867
Creator: Jensen, Henry
Extent: .25 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0052
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Abstract books proving titles on land in the city of Davenport and other locations in Scott County, Iowa.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Acquisition: The University of Iowa Libraries purchased these papers in 1953.

Preferred Citation: Henry Jensen Papers, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

This collection is comprised of two abstract books presumably created in 1866-1867, but the entries begin with land transactions that took place starting in 1845. These abstract books also contain tax information. The map shown above, taken from Volume one, is of the Port of Princeton. Princeton is a town twenty miles north of Davenport.

Browse by Series:

  • Series 1: ABSTRACT BOOKS
  • Box 1:
  • Volume 1 - 1866-1867
  • Volume 2 - 1866-1867

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.