Extent: 7.0 Reels. More info below.
Date Acquired: 05/01/2009
Subjects: Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--Mitchell County., Education--Iowa--Planning., Mitchell County (Iowa)--History., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports.
This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Mitchell County, Iowa, from 1905-1962. 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, 1957-1962”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1912-1943”, and “District and School, 1905-1960”.
Series 1. "County Board of Education, 1957-1962" contains records on microfilm created and/or utilized by the County Board of Education. This series contains County Board of Education Meeting Minutes and County Board of Education Financial Records.
Series 2. "Office of the Superintendent, 1912-1943" is comprised of records on microfilm created and/or utilized by the Office of the Superintendent. This series consists of High School Normal Training Records and Record of Teachers' Certificates.
Series 3. "District and School, 1905-1960” is composed of records on microfilm created and/or utilized by individual districts and schools. This series contains Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent.
Mitchell County (Iowa)--History.
Personnel records in education.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Acquisition Source: Black Hawk Area Education Agency (AEA #267)
Acquisition Method: Donation
More official records from Mitchell County are located in the Multiple-County and Area Education Agency (AEA) Records, RSC/RSR/100.
See RSC/RSR/035 Franklin County Box 1, Reels 1 and 4
See RSC/RSR/098 Worth County Box 1, Reel 1
Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#/Folder#], Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture, University of Northern Iowa