Brand

Dick Stahl scrapbooks

2010-2013

MSS 381
3 linear inches (2 scrapbooks)



Name of Creator(s):

Stahl, Dick.
Stahl, Helen.

Languages:

English

Access:

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Access points: Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)
Poetry--21st century.

Finding aid prepared by:

Samantha Crisp, June 2014.

Preferred citation:

[identification of item], in MSS 381 Dick Stahl scrapbooks, Special Collections, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

Repository:

Augustana College Special Collections
Thomas Tredway Library
639 38th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
309-794-7643
specialcollections@augustana.edu




Custodial History
Historical Note
Scope and Content
System of Arrangement
Container List



CUSTODIAL HISTORY

Received from Dick and Helen Stahl of Davenport, Iowa, October 2013.

 

HISTORICAL NOTE

Richard “Dick” Stahl is an alumnus of Augustana College, class of 1963, and poet. He served as the first poet laureate of the Quad Cities from 2001 to 2003, a post created by local arts agency Quad City Arts. Stahl has published several volumes of poetry, including After the Milk Route (1988), Under the Green Tree Hotel (1996), and Mr. Farnam's Guests (2004). Stahl is a native of Davenport, Iowa, and a former English teacher at Central High School. He is married to Helen Stahl, Augustana College class of 1964, who co-created one of the scrapbooks in the collection with him.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Dick Stahl scrapbooks consist of two scrapbooks. The first, Old Main 2010-2013, documents the renovation of the Old Main building on Augustana’s campus and includes photography and poetry by Stahl. The second, Three Poetic Constructions 2012-2013, contains poetry written by Stahl and inspired by construction and renovations at three sites on Augustana’s campus: Old Main, the Center for Student Life, and the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex.

 

SYSTEM OF ARRANGEMENT

Chronological.

 

CONTAINER LIST

BOX 1


Scrapbooks, 2010-2013

Old Main 2010-2013
Three Poetic Constructions 2012-2013

 

 


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