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Keokuk County Rural School Records

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Collection Overview

Title: Keokuk County Rural School Records, 1947-1965Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1947-1965

ID: RSC/RSR/054

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--Keokuk County., Education--Iowa--Planning., Keokuk County (Iowa)--History., Keokuk County (Iowa)--Maps., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Public Opinion., Schools--Centralization--Iowa.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Keokuk County, Iowa dating from 1947-1965. 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 one series: “County Board of Education, 1947-1965”.

Series 1. "County Board of Education, 1947-1965" contains records created and/or utilized by the County Board of Education. This series consists of County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, County Board of Education Financial Records, Reorganization and Consolidation Records, and Plat Maps.

Subject/Index Terms

Consolidation of Schools.
Education--Iowa--History.
Education--Iowa--Keokuk County.
Education--Iowa--Planning.
Keokuk County (Iowa)--History.
Keokuk County (Iowa)--Maps.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Rural schools--Iowa.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Finance.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Planning.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Keokuk County--Public Opinion.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa.

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 boxes

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, Folders 3, 4, 5, and 6

The Keokuk County Historical Society and Museum houses a number of rural school records dating from 1890-1960. They can be contacted at PO Box 123 East and Elm St., Sigourney, IA 52591 or (641) 622-3005.

Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#/Folder#], Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture, University of Northern Iowa


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Series 1: County Board of Education, 1947-1965Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1947-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 2: County Board of Education Minutes, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 3: County Board of Education Minutes, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: County Board of Education Minutes, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 5: County Board of Education Minutes, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 6: County Board of Education Minutes, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: County Board of Education Minutes, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: County Board of Education Minutes, 1964-1965Add to your cart.


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