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Monroe County Rural School Records

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Collection Overview

Title: Monroe County Rural School Records, 1878-1964Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1880-1964

ID: RSC/RSR/068

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--Monroe County., Education--Iowa--Planning., Monroe County (Iowa)--History., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Monroe--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Monroe--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Monroe--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 Monroe County, Iowa dating from 1878-1964. 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, 1878-1949”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1878-1964”, and “District and School, 1897-1898”.

Series 1. "County Board of Education, 1878-1949" contains microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by the County Board of Education. This series contains County Board of Education Meeting Minutes and Reorganization and Consolidation Records.

Series 2. "Office of the Superintendent, 1878-1964" is comprised of microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by the Office of the Superintendent. This series consists of Complete Normal Training Records, Teachers' Examination Records, Records of Teachers' Certificates, School Officer and Teacher Record, Register of Teachers Employed, Record of Schools Taught, and Records of Teachers' Service.

Series 3. "District and School, 1897-1898” is composed of microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by individual districts and schools. This series consists of Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent.

Subject/Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box (3 reels)

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/026 Davis County Box 1, Reel 4

The Drake Public Library houses a number of rural school records from Monroe County. They can be contacted at 115 S. Drake, Centerville, IA 52544 or (641) 856-6676.

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.


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[Series 1: County Board of Education, 1878-1949],
[Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1877-1964],
[Series 3: District and School, 1879-1898],
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Series 1: County Board of Education, 1878-1949Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1.9: County Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1920-1949Add to your cart.
Item 1.6: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1878-1902Add to your cart.
Record of Appeals
Item 1.3: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1893Add to your cart.
School Disputes
Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1877-1964Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1.8: Complete Normal Training Record, 1902-1926Add to your cart.
Item 1.1: Teachers' Examination Records, 1878-1880Add to your cart.
Item 1.7: Teachers' Examination Records, 1904-1908Add to your cart.
Item 2.3: Record of Teachers' Certificates - A-S, 1915-1923Add to your cart.
Item 2.1: Record of Teachers' Certificates - S-Y, 1915-1923Add to your cart.
Item 1.5: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1877-1882Add to your cart.
Item 1.4: Register of Teachers Employed, 1881-1897Add to your cart.
Item 2.2: Record of Schools Taught, 1904-1948Add to your cart.
Item 3.1: Record of Schools Taught, 1974Add to your cart.
Item 3.2: Record of Teachers' Service, 1928-1964Add to your cart.
[Sorted Alphabetically]
Item 3.3: Record of Teachers' Service, 1947-1964Add to your cart.
Parochial Schools
Series 3: District and School, 1879-1898Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1.2: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1879-1898Add to your cart.
Cedar Township, #4

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