Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 05/01/2009
Subjects: Cerro Gordo (Iowa)--History., Education--Iowa--Cerro Gordo County., Education--Iowa--History., Iowa Dept. of Education--Directories., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports., Student Records--Iowa.
Forms of Material: Documents on microfilm.
This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa dating from 1900-1966. 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: “Office of the Superintendent, 1907-1966” and “District and School Records, 1900-1966”.
Series 1. "Office of the Superintendent, 1907-1966" is comprised of microfilmed copies of records created by the Office of the Superintendent. It includes High School Normal Training Records, Records of Teachers' Certificates, Pupils' Permanent Records, and Eighth Grade Examiniation Records.
Series 2. "District and School, 1900-1966" is composed of microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by individual districts and schools. This series consists of Room Registers and Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent.
Cerro Gordo (Iowa)--History.
Education--Iowa--Cerro Gordo County.
Iowa Dept. of Education--Directories.
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: Black Hawk Area Education Agency (AEA #267)
Acquisition Method: Donation
Related Materials: See RSC/RSR/041 Hancock County Box 1, Reel 4
Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#/Folder#], 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.