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Davis County Rural School Records

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Scope and Contents

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County Board of Education

County Board of Education - Microfilm

Office of the Superintendent

Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm

District and School

District and School - Microfilm



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Collection Overview

Title: Davis County Rural School Records, 1880-1975Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1910-1975

ID: RSC/RSR/026

Extent: 8.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Davis County (Iowa)--History., Education--Iowa--Davis 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--Davis--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Davis--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Davis--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 Davis County, Iowa dating from 1880-1975. 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 six series: “County Board of Education, 1919-1975”, "County Board of Education - Microfilm, 1890-1975", “Office of the Superintendent, 1880-1975”, "Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm, 1880-1975", “District and School, 1904-1944”, and "District and School - Microfilm, 1895-1975".

Series 1a. "County Board of Education, 1919-1970" is composed of records relating to the activities of the County Board of Education.  It includes County Board of Education Meeting Minutes and Reorganization and Consolidation Records.

Series 1b. "County Board of Education - Microfilm, 1890-1975" contains microfilmed copies of records relating to the activities of the County Board of Education.  It includes County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, County Board of Education Financial Records, and Reorganization and Consolidation Records.

Series 2a. "Office of the Superintendent, 1880-1975" is comprised of records documenting the activites of the Office of the Superintendent. It includes Superintendents' Annual Reports and Financial Records, Secretaries' Annual Reports, Teachers' Examination Records, School Disputes, Teachers' Employment Records, and County School Censuses.

Series 2b. "Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm" 1880-1975" is comprised of microfilmed copies of records documenting the activites of the Office of the Superintendent.  It includes Superintendents' Annual Reports, Superintendents' Cash Book, and Teachers' Examination and Employment Records.

Series 3a. "School and District, 1904-1944" is composed of records documenting the activities of individual districts and schools.  It includes District Board of Education Minutes and Daily Attendance Registers.

Series 3b. "School and District - Microfilm, 1895-1975" is composed of microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by individual districts and schools. It includes District Board of Education Minutes, District Board of Education Financial Records, Room Registers, and Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent.

Subject/Index Terms

Consolidation of Schools.
Davis County (Iowa)--History.
Education--Iowa--Davis 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--Davis--Finance.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Davis--Planning.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Davis--Public Opinion.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa.

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 10 boxes, 7 volumes

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:

See RSC/RSR/051 Jefferson County Box 1, Folder 2

See RSC/RSR/090 Wapello County Box 1, Reel 2

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: Boxes 4 and 5 contain and are located with CHRIEC's over-sized material


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1a: County Board of Education, 1919-1970],
[Series 1b: County Board of Education - Microfilm, 1890-1975],
[Series 2a: Office of the Superintendent, 1880-1975],
[Series 2b: Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm, 1880-1975],
[Series 3a: District and School, 1904-1944],
[Series 3b: District and School - Microfilm, 1895-1975],
[All]

Series 1a: County Board of Education, 1919-1970Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1919-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 2: County Board of Education Minutes, 1947-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: County Board of Education Minutes, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Box 2: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1953-1960Add to your cart.
Box 3: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1960-1970Add to your cart.
Series 1b: County Board of Education - Microfilm, 1890-1975Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 3.3: County Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1890-1907Add to your cart.
Includes Record of Teacher Applicants
Item 4.3: County Board of Education Minutes, 1919-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.5: County Treasurers' Receipts, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.7: County Payroll Register, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.10: Payroll Records, 1960-1969Add to your cart.
Item 3.1: Tax Records, 1949-1975Add to your cart.
Item 7.1: Employee Tax Records, 1960-1969Add to your cart.
Item 3.8: Warrant Distribution Record, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.9: Warrant Distribution Record for County Board of Education, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.11: County Library Fund, 1944-1975Add to your cart.
Item 6.1: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
Includes tax documentation
Series 2a: Office of the Superintendent, 1880-1975Add to your cart.
OS Drawer 1Add to your cart.
OS Folder 1: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1921Add to your cart.
Box 4: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1925-1943Add to your cart.
Box 5: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1943-1954Add to your cart.
Box 6: Secretaries' Annual Reports, 1959-1962Add to your cart.
Volume 1: Superintendents' Cash Book, 1913-1974Add to your cart.
Volume 2: Superintendents' Library Fund Account Record, 1960-1974Add to your cart.
Volume 3: Treasurers' Record, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Volume 4: School Data, 1954-1966Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1949, 1962Add to your cart.
Regarding Annual Report Figures
Folder 2: Transportation Records, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Iowa School Empolyees Data Sheets, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Population Trends, 1900-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: List of School Officers, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Censuses, 1946-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Censuses, 1962-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 8: School Building Appraisals, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Financial Records, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Financial Records, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Financial Records, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Financial Records, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Financial Records, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Enrollment Data, 1972Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Legal Disputes and Appeals, Undated [circa 1900]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Teachers' Examination Record, 1880-1894Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Teachers' Examination Record, 1894-1903Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Teachers' Examination Record, 1907-1912Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Teachers' Examination Record, 1912-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1903-1907Add to your cart.
Series 2b: Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm, 1880-1975Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 5.1: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1920-1945Add to your cart.
Item 6.2: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1921-1954Add to your cart.
Item 3.6: Superintendents' Cash Book, 1925-1975Add to your cart.
Item 3.2: Teachers' Examination Record, 1880-1918Add to your cart.
Item 1.40: Record of Teachers Employed, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
Item 3.4: Superintendent's Record of Teachers' Service, 1907-1915Add to your cart.
Item 5.2: Enrollment Records, 1946-1950Add to your cart.
Series 3a: District and School, 1904-1944Add to your cart.
Volume 5: District Board of Education Minutes and Financial, 1904-1917Add to your cart.
Fox River Township
Volume 6: District Board of Education Minutes and Financial, 1923-1929Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township #8, Floris
Volume 7: Distirct Board of Education Financial Records, 1899-1936Add to your cart.
West Grove Township #1, Harmony
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Daily Attendance Register, 1914-1921Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township #4, Liberty
Folder 2: Daily Attendance Register, 1921-1931Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township #4, Liberty
Folder 3: Daily Attendance Register, 1931-1943Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township #4, Liberty
Folder 4: Daily Attendance Register, 1932-1944Add to your cart.
Perry Township, Kinney School
Series 3b: District and School - Microfilm, 1895-1975Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 4.1: Library Fund Account, 1954-1975Add to your cart.
Fox River Township
Item 4.2: District Board Minutes, 1907-1917Add to your cart.
Fox River Township
Item 1.29: Complete School Record, 1902-1930Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, # 6 Union
Item 4.4: District Board of Education Minutes, 1923-1929Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Floris School
Item 1.9: School Registers, 1934-1942Add to your cart.
Drakesville Township, Fidelity School
Item 1.5: School Registers, 1907-1913Add to your cart.
Fox River Township, Elm Grove School
Item 1.6: School Registers, 1921-1927Add to your cart.
Fox River Township, Elm Grove School
Item 1.7: School Registers, 1911-1925Add to your cart.
Fox River Township
Item 1.11: School Registers, 1929-1949Add to your cart.
Franklin Township, Fabius School
Item 1.19: School Registers, 1908-1943Add to your cart.
Grove Township, #6 Newman
Item 1.38: School Registers, 1904-1910Add to your cart.
Grove Township, #7 Wyacondah
Item 1.39: School Registers, 1920-1936Add to your cart.
Grove Township, #7 Wyacondah
Item 1.4: School Registers, 1936-1943Add to your cart.
Grove Township, Burr Oak
Item 1.30x: School Registers, 1941-1949Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, #6 Union
Item 1.25: School Registers, 1939-1947Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, #7 Pleasant Hill
Item 1.2: School Registers, 1921-1927Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Bunker Hill School
Item 1.3: School Registers, 1927-1937Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Bunker Hill School
Item 1.1: School Registers, 1931-1933Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Bunker Hill School
Item 1.10x: School Registers, 1933-1945Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Floris School
Item 1.16: School Registers, 1895-1987Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Liberty School
Item 1.17: School Registers, 1911-1918Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Liberty School
Item 1.18: School Registers, 1914-1943Add to your cart.
Lick Creek Township, Liberty School
Item 1.15: School Registers, 1914-1944Add to your cart.
Perry Township, Kinny School
Item 1.37: School Registers, 1919-1930Add to your cart.
Salt Creek Township, #4 White Elm
Item 1.36: School Registers, 1930-1936Add to your cart.
Salt Creek Township, #4 White Elm
Item 1.35: School Registers, 1936-1944Add to your cart.
Salt Creek Township, #4 White Elm
Item 1.27: School Registers, 1926-1938Add to your cart.
Salt Creek Township, Salt Creek School
Item 1.26: School Registers, 1938-1946Add to your cart.
Salt Creek Township, Salt Creek School
Item 1.8: School Registers, 1913-1917Add to your cart.
Soap Creek Township, Fairview School
Item 1.21: School Registers, 1914-1919Add to your cart.
Soap Creek Township, Northstar School
Item 1.20x: School Registers, 1921-1932Add to your cart.
Soap Creek Township, Northstar School
Item 1.13: School Registers, 1924-1943Add to your cart.
Union Township, Hall School
Item 1.33: School Registers, 1900-1904Add to your cart.
Washington Township, Marion School
Item 1.32: School Registers, 1906-1914Add to your cart.
Washington Township, Marion School
Item 1.31: School Registers, 1911-1915Add to your cart.
Washington Township, Marion School
Item 1.34: School Registers, 1934-1947Add to your cart.
Washington Township, Marion School
Item 1.14: School Registers, 1929-1940Add to your cart.
West Grove Township, #1 Harmony
Item 1.12: School Registers, 1939-1947Add to your cart.
West Grove Township, #3 Gordon
Item 1.28: School Registers, 1924-1943Add to your cart.
Wyacondah Township, Springville School
Item 1.22: School Registers, 1919-1947Add to your cart.
Paris College
Item 1.23: School Registers, 1895-1910Add to your cart.
Pleasant Grove
Item 1.24: School Registers, 1923-1942Add to your cart.
Pleasant Grove
Item 1.41: Teacher Reports to the Superintendent, 1931-1942Add to your cart.
Item 2.1: Teacher Reports to the Superintendent, 1941-1959Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1a: County Board of Education, 1919-1970],
[Series 1b: County Board of Education - Microfilm, 1890-1975],
[Series 2a: Office of the Superintendent, 1880-1975],
[Series 2b: Office of the Superintendent - Microfilm, 1880-1975],
[Series 3a: District and School, 1904-1944],
[Series 3b: District and School - Microfilm, 1895-1975],
[All]


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