Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 07/09/2007
Subjects: Appanoose County (Iowa)--History., Appanoose County (Iowa)--Maps., Education--Iowa--Appanoose County., Education--Iowa--History., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports.
Forms of Material: Documents on microfilm.
This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Appanoose County, Iowa dating from 1918-1978. The records cover a majority of the rural schools’ histories, but they are not comprehensive: some records were lost before their transfer to the Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture.
The collection material is arranged into two series: “County Board of Education, 1962, 1971” and “Office of the Superintendent, 1918-1978”.
Series 1. “County Board of Education, 1962, 1971” contains physical records created or utilized by the County Board of Education. This collection consists solely of County Plat Maps.
Series 2. “Office of the Superintendent, 1918-1978” contains records on microfilm produced and kept by the Office of the Superintendent. This collection consists of Teachers' Records Cards, Teachers' Permanent Cumulative Records, Record of Teachers' Certificates, and Teachers' Complete Records.
Appanoose County (Iowa)--History.
Appanoose County (Iowa)--Maps.
Personnel records in education.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Technical Access Note: This collection contains materials on microfilm that will require the use of a microfilm reader.
Acquisition Source: Southern Prarie Area Education Agency (AEA #15)
Acquisition Method: Donation
Related Materials: The Drake Public Library houses a number of rural school records from Appanoose County. They can be contacted at 115 S. Drake, Centerville, IA 52544 or (641) 856-6676.
Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#, Folder#, Item], Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture, University of Northern Iowa
Processing Information: Materials classified as Items are located on microfilm. The first number indicates the reel, the second indicates the location of the record on that reel. Items are not necessarly individual records; a change in Item number may indicate a change in record type, date, township, or district. These item numbers have been applied for reference purposes by the archives staff and are not present on the film itself.