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Collection Overview

Title: Dallas County Rural School Records, 1867-1980Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1900-1965

ID: RSC/RSR/025

Extent: 19.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2008

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Dallas County (Iowa)--History., Education--Iowa--Dallas County., Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--Planning., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Public Opinion., Schools--Centralization--Iowa.

Forms of Material: Documents on microfilm.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Dallas County, Iowa dating from 1867-1980. 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 three series: “County Board of Education, 1892-1954”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1867-1980”, and “District and School Records, 1896-1966” -- which are sub-divided by format when necessary.

Series 1. “County Board of Education, 1892-1954” contains records created or utilized by the County Board of Education. This series includes County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, Reorganization and Consolidation Records, and Plat Maps.

Series 2. “Office of the Superintendent, 1867-1980” contains records and records on microfilm that were created or utilized by the Office of the Superintendent.

Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1867-1980 contains a Superintendents' Docket, High School Normal Training Records, Teachers' Examination Records, Record of Teachers' Certificates, School Officer and Teachers Record, and Eighth Grade Examination Records.

Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1908-1970 consists of School Officer and Teacher Records and a Record of Schools Taught.

Series 3. “District and School, 1896-1966” is composed of records and microfilmed copies of records pertaining to individual schools and districts.

Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1896-1966 consists solely of Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent.

Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1909-1922 consists solely of Preliminary Classification Reports.

Subject/Index Terms

Consolidation of Schools.
Dallas County (Iowa)--History.
Education--Iowa--Dallas County.
Education--Iowa--History.
Education--Iowa--Planning.
Personnel records in education.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Rural schools--Iowa.
School Reports.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Finance.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Planning.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Dallas--Public Opinion.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa.

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 36 boxes, 29 volumes

Access Restrictions: Some materials are restricted and are not available for public research.

Physical Access Note: Items marked with an asterisk have been removed due to physical condition and may or may not be available for public research.

Acquisition Source: Heartland Area Education Agency (AEA #11)

Acquisition Method: Donation

Separated Materials: Some materials have been removed due to condition issues and may not be available for research.

Related Materials: The Adel Historical Museum located in Dallas County houses a number of rural school records dating from 1873-1938. They may be contacted at 1129 Main St., Adel, IA 50003 or (515) 993-1032 or Adel City Hall (515) 993-4525.

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.

Other Note: Box 11 contains and is located with CHRIEC's over-sized material


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: County Board of Education, 1892-1954],
[Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1867-1980],
[Series 3: District and School, 1896-1966],
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Series 1: County Board of Education, 1892-1954Add to your cart.
Volume 1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1892-1923Add to your cart.
Volume 2: County Board of Education Minutes, 1924-1945Add to your cart.
Box 1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1948-1968Add to your cart.
Volume 3a: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, Circa 1920sAdd to your cart.
Volume 4: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1923-1924Add to your cart.
Box 2: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1909-1970Add to your cart.
Box 3: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1920, 1957-1965Add to your cart.
Box 4: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1920, 1957-1964Add to your cart.
Box 5: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1920, 1924, 1930, 1951-1958Add to your cart.
Box 6: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1959, 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Box 7: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1920, 1954-1958Add to your cart.
Box 8: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1920-1923, 1954-1955, 1965Add to your cart.
Box 9: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1909, 1947, 1954-1958, 1964-1966, 1973*Add to your cart.
Volume 5: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1947, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: County Board of Education Meeting Programs, 1932-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Items Removed from Superintendents' Docket, 1884-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Plat Maps, 1924-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Plat Maps, 1924-1954Add to your cart.
Box 11: Plat Maps, 1925-1934Add to your cart.
Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1867-1980Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1867-1980Add to your cart.
Volume 6: Superintendents' Docket, 1876-1922Add to your cart.
Volume 7: High School Normal Training Records, 1890-1893Add to your cart.
Volume 3b: High School Normal Training Records, 1895Add to your cart.
Volume 8: High School Normal Training Records, 1913-1926Add to your cart.
Box 12: High School Normal Training Records, 1914-1945Add to your cart.
Volume 9: High School Normal Training Records, 1926-1945Add to your cart.
Volume 10: Teachers' Examination Record, 1896-1900*Add to your cart.
Volume 11: Teachers' Examination Record, 1900-1901Add to your cart.
Volume 12: Teachers' Examination Record, 1902-1907Add to your cart.
Volume 13: Teachers' Examination Record, 1907-1909Add to your cart.
Volume 14: Teachers' Examination Record, 1909-1918Add to your cart.
Box 13: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1867-1886, 1890-1905Add to your cart.
Box 14: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1906-1923Add to your cart.
Box 15: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1920-1931Add to your cart.
Volume 15: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1940-1980Add to your cart.
Volume 16: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1908-1912Add to your cart.
Volume 17: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1912-1917Add to your cart.
Volume 18: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1917-1921Add to your cart.
Volume 19: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1921-1926Add to your cart.
Volume 20: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1926-1931Add to your cart.
Volume 21: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1931-1936Add to your cart.
Volume 22: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1936-1941Add to your cart.
Volume 23: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1941-1946Add to your cart.
Volume 24: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1946-1951Add to your cart.
Volume 25: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1951-1959Add to your cart.
Volume 26: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1909-1910Add to your cart.
Volume 27: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1911-1931Add to your cart.
Volume 28: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1918-1931Add to your cart.
Volume 29: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1932-1947Add to your cart.
Box 16: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1924-1924, 1933-1953Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1908-1970Add to your cart.
Box 35Add to your cart.
Item 1.2: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1908-1921Add to your cart.
Item 2.1: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1920-1936Add to your cart.
Item 3.1: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1935-1951Add to your cart.
Item 4.1: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1950-1959Add to your cart.
Item 5.1: Record of Schools Taught, 1950-1970Add to your cart.
Includes teachers' certificate information.
Series 3: District and School, 1896-1966Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1896-1966Add to your cart.
Box 17: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1896-1897Add to your cart.
Box 18: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1908-1913Add to your cart.
Box 19: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1914-1915, 1920-1922Add to your cart.
Box 20: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1916-1918Add to your cart.
Box 21: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1917-1919Add to your cart.
Box 22: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1919-1920Add to your cart.
Box 23: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1920-1922Add to your cart.
Box 24: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1922-1924Add to your cart.
Box 25: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1924-1926Add to your cart.
Box 26: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Box 27: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1927-1928Add to your cart.
Box 28: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1928-1929Add to your cart.
Box 29: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1929-1931Add to your cart.
Box 30: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1931-1936Add to your cart.
Box 31: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1936-1939Add to your cart.
Box 32: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1939-1949Add to your cart.
Adams Township - Des Moines Township
Box 33: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1939-1949Add to your cart.
Grant Township - Walnut Township
Box 34: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1950-1966Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1909-1922Add to your cart.
Box 35Add to your cart.
Item 6.2: Preliminary Classification Reports, 1909-1911Add to your cart.
Item 7.1: Preliminary Classification Reports, 1911-1912Add to your cart.
Item 12.1: Preliminary Classification Reports, 1920-1921Add to your cart.
Item 11.2: Preliminary Classification Reports, 1920-1922Add to your cart.
Box 36Add to your cart.
Item 19.1: Preliminary Classification Reports, 1911-1914Add to your cart.

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