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O'Brien County Rural School Records

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County Board of Education

Office of the Superintendent

Township Records

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Collection Overview

Title: O'Brien County Rural School Records, 1873-1982Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1915-1982

ID: RSC/RSR/071

Extent: 23.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2008

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--O'Brien County., Education--Iowa--Planning., O'Brien County (Iowa)--History., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Curricula--Iowa., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Public Opinion., Schools--Centralization--Iowa., Student Records--Iowa.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents from the rural school system of O'Brien County, Iowa dating from 1863-1982. 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 four series: “County Board of Education, 1875-1975”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1873-1982”, “Township, 1899-1960”, and “District and School, 1883-1959”.

Series 1. “County Board of Education, 1875-1975” contains records that were created by 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, Blueprints, and Plat Maps.

Series 2. “Office of the Superintendent, 1873-1982” contains records that were created by or utilized by the Superintendent’s Office. This series consists of Legal Documents, Superintendents’ Files, Teachers’ Examination Records, Record of Teachers’ Certificates, School Officer Record, School Officer and Teacher Record,Teachers’ Record Cards, Record of Teachers in Rural Schools, Pupils’ Permanent Records, Eighth Grade Examination Records.

Series 3. “Township, 1899-1960” contains records created by or utilized by the Township Board of Education. This series consists of Township Board of Education Meeting Minutes, Township Board of Education Financial Records, and Township Census Records.

Series 4. “District and School, 1883-1959” contains records pertaining to individual school and/or districts. This series consists of Teachers’ Reports to the Superintendent, Room Registers, Daily Attendance Registers, and Social Science Reading Exercise Booklets.

Subject/Index Terms

Consolidation of Schools.
Education--Iowa--History.
Education--Iowa--O'Brien County.
Education--Iowa--Planning.
O'Brien County (Iowa)--History.
Personnel records in education.
Rural schools--Curricula--Iowa.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Rural schools--Iowa.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Finance.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Planning.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa--O'Brien County--Public Opinion.
Schools--Centralization--Iowa.
Student Records--Iowa.

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 52 boxes, 30 volumes

Acquisition Source: Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA #4)

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Materials:

See RSC/RSR/072 Osceola County Box 51, Reel 23

See RSC/RSR/097 Woodbury County Box 1, Reel 20

See UNI Archives (MsC-47) Daily Attendance Register for  #9 Happy Hollow school, 1937-1945

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 6 contains and is located with CHRIEC's over-sized material.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: County Board of Education, 1875-1975],
[Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1873-1982],
[Series 3: Township Records, 1899-1960],
[Series 4: District and School Records, 1883-1959],
[All]

Series 1: County Board of Education, 1875-1975Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1875-1965Add to your cart.
Volume 1: County Board of Education Minutes and Appeals, 1875-1901Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, 1925-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 2: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes (continued), 1925-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, 1954-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, 1958-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1951-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 8: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1959-1961Add to your cart.
Box 2: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1928-1950Add to your cart.
School Warrants
Box 3: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1931-1946Add to your cart.
School Warrants
Box 4: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1919-1960Add to your cart.
Everly-Pauling, Hartley
Box 5: Reorganization and Consolidation Records, 1936-1965Add to your cart.
Primghar, Sheldon, Sutherland
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1948-1965Add to your cart.
Volume 2: County Board of Education Orders, 1948-1955Add to your cart.
Volume 3: County Board of Education Orders, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Volume 4: County Board of Education Orders, 1962-1965Add to your cart.
Volume 5: Plat Maps, 1924-1925Add to your cart.
Volume 6: Plat Maps, 1924-1925Add to your cart.
Volume 7: Plat Maps, 1956-1960Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1925-1975Add to your cart.
Box 52Add to your cart.
Item 5.1: County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, 1925-1975Add to your cart.
Includes reorganization and consolidation records
Item 11.5: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1948-1975Add to your cart.
Item 11.3: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1951-1956Add to your cart.
Item 11.2: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1951-1957Add to your cart.
Item 11.4: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1952-1957Add to your cart.
Item 11.1: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1952-1961Add to your cart.
Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1873-1982Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1876-1982Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Remodel Plans for SchoolhouseAdd to your cart.
Highland Township, #1
Folder 2: Blueprints for Remodel of SchoolhouseAdd to your cart.
Highland Township, #1
Folder 3: Report on Handicapped Persons, 1946, 1950, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1876-1877, 1879-1880, 1882-1883Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Superintendents' Annual Reports, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Warranty Deed, 1887Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Volume 8: Superintendents' Record of School Disputes, 1881-1897Add to your cart.
Volume 9: High School Normal Training Records, 1913-1917Add to your cart.
Box 7: High School Normal Training Records, 1918-1927Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 2: High School Normal Training Records, 1906-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Teachers' Examination Record, 1931-1960Add to your cart.
Volume 10: Teachers' Examination Record, 1882-1892Add to your cart.
Volume 11: Teachers' Examination Record, 1892-1913Add to your cart.
Volume 12: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1907-1922Add to your cart.
Volume 13: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1922-1937Add to your cart.
Volume 14: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1947-1975Add to your cart.
Volume 15: Receipts for Teachers' Certificate Payments, 1902-1941Add to your cart.
Volume 16: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1875-1889Add to your cart.
Volume 17: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1899-1908Add to your cart.
Volume 18: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1903-1911Add to your cart.
Volume 19: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1911-1916Add to your cart.
Volume 20: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1917-1921Add to your cart.
Volume 21: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1922-1927Add to your cart.
Volume 22: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1927-1931Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1931-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1931-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1940-1961Add to your cart.
Volume 23: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1902-1927Add to your cart.
Volume 24: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1928-1948Add to your cart.
Box 10: Teachers' Record Cards - A-F, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 11: Teachers' Record Cards - G-K, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 12: Teachers' Record Cards - L-Q, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 13: Teachers' Record Cards - R-S, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 14: Teachers' Record Cards - T-V, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 15: Teachers' Record Cards - W-Z, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Box 16: Pupils' Permanent Records - A-H, 1928-1962Add to your cart.
Box 17: Pupils' Permanent Records - I-R, 1932-1957Add to your cart.
Box 18: Pupils' Permanent Records - S-Z, 1931-1954Add to your cart.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Blank Ballots and Receipts, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Tax Records, 1953-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Tax Records, 1946-1959Add to your cart.
Higland Township
Folder 4: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1912-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1924-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1958Add to your cart.
Hartley Township #3
Folder 7: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1958-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Appraisals of Rural Schools, 1953-1955Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Folder 10: School Census Report, 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Highland Township
Folder 11: Teachers' Institute Programs, 1924-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Special Education Contracts, 1963-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Teacher's Contract, 1909Add to your cart.
Grant Township
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1873-1982Add to your cart.
Box 52Add to your cart.
Item 11.7: County Superintendents Report on Osceola County, 1888-1928Add to your cart.
Item 11.8: County Superintendents Report on Sioux County, 1888-1928Add to your cart.
Item 3.2A: High School Normal Training Complete Record Cards, 1917-1928Add to your cart.
Item 10.24: High School Normal Training Record, 1913-1917Add to your cart.
Item 10.25: High School Normal Training Record, 1913-1935Add to your cart.
Item 1.3: Teacher Examination Records, 1873-1881Add to your cart.
Item 2.3: Teacher Examination Records, 1907-1946Add to your cart.
Item 1.1: Record of Teacher Certificates, 1907-1947Add to your cart.
Item 1.2: Record of Teacher Certificates, 1947-1975Add to your cart.
Item 2.6: Teacher Contracts, 1963-1975Add to your cart.
Item 2.7: Teacher Contracts, 1928-1942Add to your cart.
Item 6.1B: Teachers' Record Cards - A-F, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Item 6.1C: Teachers' Record Cards - G-L, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Item 6.1D: Teachers' Record Cards - M-S, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Item 6.1E: Teachers' Record Cards - S-Z, 1916-1982Add to your cart.
Item 1.4: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1890-1900Add to your cart.
Item 1.5: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1903-1922Add to your cart.
Item 1.6: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1917-1930Add to your cart.
Item 2.1: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1931-1975Add to your cart.
Item 2.2: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1931-1960Add to your cart.
Item 2.5: Educational Directories, 1959-1960Add to your cart.
Item 2.4: Educational Directories, 1963-1975Add to your cart.
Item 4.1: Superintendents' Record of Teachers' Service, 1955-1976Add to your cart.
Item 3.1A: Pupils' Permanent Records, 1930-1956Add to your cart.
Item 1.7: Pupils' Permanent Records, 1932-1958Add to your cart.
Item 2.8: Pupils' Permanent Records, 1932-1958Add to your cart.
Item 10.26: Eighth Grade Examination Records, 1902-1961Add to your cart.
Series 3: Township Records, 1899-1960Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1904-1960Add to your cart.
Box 20: Township Board of Education Records, 1904-1949Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Box 21: Township Board of Education Financial Records, 1907-1960Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Box 22: Township Board of Education, 1928-1960Add to your cart.
Grant Township and Highland Township
Volume 25: Township Census Records, 1906-1909, 1916-1918Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Volume 26: Township Census Records, 1919-1928Add to your cart.
Highland Township
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1899-1960Add to your cart.
Box 52Add to your cart.
Item 3.3: Township Board of Education Secretaries Records, 1907-1944Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Item 3.1: Township Board of Education Secretaries Records, 1944-1960Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Item 3.15: Township Board of Education Secretaries Records, 1928-1960Add to your cart.
Highland Township
Item 3.5: Township Board of Education Treasurers Records, 1899-1915Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Item 3.2: Township Board of Education Treasurers Records, 1940-1957Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Item 10.23: Township Census Records, 1929-1936, 1938, 1942, 1944Add to your cart.
Dale Township
Series 4: District and School Records, 1883-1959Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Physical Records, 1883-1959Add to your cart.
Box 23: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1899-1902Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 3.3A - 3.8A]
Box 24: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1902-1903Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 3.9A - 3.10A]
Box 25: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1903-1904Add to your cart.
Box 26: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1904-1905Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 4.1A]
Box 27: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1905-1906Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 4.2A]
Box 28: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1906-1907Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 4.3A]
Box 29: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1907-1908Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 4.4A]
Box 30: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1908-1909Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 4.5A - 5.1A]
Box 31: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1909-1910Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 5.2A]
Box 32: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1910-1911Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 5.3A]
Box 33: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1911-1912Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 5.4A]
Box 34: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1912-1913Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 5.5A - 6.1A]
Box 35: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1913-1914Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 6.2A]
Box 36: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1914-1915Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 6.3A]
Box 37: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1915-1916Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 6.4A - 7.1A]
Box 38: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1916-1917Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 7.2A]
Box 39: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 7.3A]
Box 40: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 7.4A - 8.1]
Box 41: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1919-1920Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 8.2]
Box 42: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1920-1922Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 8.3 - 8.9]
Box 43: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1926-1932Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 8.10-8.11]
Box 44: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1931-1936Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 8.12 - 9.5]
Box 45: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1931-1936Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 9.6 - 9.11]
Box 46: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1942-1950Add to your cart.
[Same as microfilmed Items 9.12 - 10.8]
Box 47: Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, 1950-1959Add to your cart.
Box 48Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Daily Attendance Register, 1925-1949Add to your cart.
Baker Township, #8
Folder 2: Daily Attendance Register, 1915-1919Add to your cart.
Caldonia Township, #1
Folder 3: Daily Attendance Register, 1920-1951Add to your cart.
Caldonia Township, #1
Folder 4: Daily Attendance Register, 1901-1906Add to your cart.
Carroll Township, #8
Folder 5: Daily Attendance Registers, 1906-1915Add to your cart.
Carroll Township, #9
Folder 6: Daily Attendance Register, 1906-1916Add to your cart.
Center Township, #3
Folder 7: Daily Attendance Register, 1916-1923Add to your cart.
Center Township, #3
Box 49Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Daily Attendance Registers, 1923-1930, 1930-1936, 1936-1944Add to your cart.
Center Township, #3
Folder 2: Daily Attendance Registers, 1902-1908, 1936-1943Add to your cart.
Center Township, #5
Folder 3: Daily Attendance Register, 1899-1906Add to your cart.
Center Township, #7
Folder 4: Daily Attendance Register, 1940-1945Add to your cart.
Dale Township, #6
Folder 5: Daily Attendance Registers, 1932-1938, 1938-1945Add to your cart.
Franklin Townsip, #1
Folder 6: Daily Attendance Registers, 1928-1940, 1940-1948, 1949-1957Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #1
Folder 7: Daily Attendance Register, 1897-1899Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #2 Hilltop
Folder 8: Daily Attendance Register, 1899-1901Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #2 Hilltop
Folder 9: Daily Attendance Register, 1900-1905Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #6
Folder 10: Daily Attendance Register, 1907-1908Add to your cart.
Lincoln Township, #2
Folder 11: Daily Attendance Register, 1899-1906Add to your cart.
Summit Township, #2
Folder 12: Daily Attendance Register, 1906-1916Add to your cart.
Summit Township, #2
Folder 13: Daily Attendance Register, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Summit Township, #8
Box 50Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Daily Attendance Register, 1886-1895Add to your cart.
Unknown District, Unknown School
Folder 2: Teacher's Class Book (Grades), 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Center Township, #5
Folder 3: Teacher's Class Book (Grades), 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Omega Township, #9
Volume 27: Daily Attendance Register, 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Center Township, #7
Volume 28: Daily Attendance Register, 1883-1887Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #2 Hilltop
Volume 29: Daily Attendance Register, 1890-1899Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #2 Hilltop
Volume 30: Daily Attendance Register, 1899-1901Add to your cart.
Highland Township, #2 Hilltop
Box 51: Social Science Reading Exercise Booklets, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Volume 31: Scientific American Journal, 1883Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Records on Microfilm, 1921-1959Add to your cart.
Box 52Add to your cart.
Item 10.12: Room Registers, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Item 10.13: Room Registers, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Item 10.14: Room Registers, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Item 10.15: Room Registers, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Item 10.16: Room Registers, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Item 10.17: Room Registers, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Item 10.18: Room Registers, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Item 10.19: Room Registers, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Item 10.20: Room Registers, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Item 10.21: Room Registers, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Item 10.22: Room Registers, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Item 8.9: Daily Attendance Registers, 1922-1928Add to your cart.
Item 10.9: Daily Attendance Registers, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Item 8.5: Daily Attendance Registers, 1921-1922Add to your cart.
Item 10.10: Daily Attendance Registers, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Item 10.11: Daily Attendance Registers, 1951-1957Add to your cart.

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