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Palo Alto County Rural School Records

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County Board of Education

Office of the Superintendent

Township



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Collection Overview

Title: Palo Alto County Rural School Records, 1901-1975Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1930-1975

ID: RSC/RSR/074

Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Subjects: Consolidation of Schools., Education--Iowa--Palo Alto County., Education--Iowa--Planning., Palo Alto County (Iowa)--History., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Palo Alto--Finance., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Palo Alto--Planning., Schools--Centralization--Iowa--Palo Alto--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 Palo Alto County, Iowa dating from 1901-1975. 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 three series: “County Board of Education, 1931-1975”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1901-1975”, and “Township, 1901-1953”.

Series 1. "County Board of Education, 1931-1975" contains records and microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by the County Board of Education. This series includes County Board of Education Meeting Minutes, County Board of Education Financial Records, and Reorganization and Consolidation Records.

Series 2. "Office of the Superintendent, 1901-1975" is comprised of records and microfilmed copies of records created and/or utilized by the Office of the Superintendent. This series consists of Superintendents' Secretaries' Annual Reports, Superintendents' Financial Records, Teachers' Examination Records, Records of Teachers' Certificates, School Officer and Teacher Records, Summary of Individual Teacher Personnel, Record of Schools Taught, and Teachers' Record Cards.

Series 3. "Township, 1901-1953” is composed of records on microfiche created and/or utilized by individual districts and schools. This series contains Township Board of Education Minutes and Township Board of Education Financial Records.

Subject/Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Repository: UNI Museum Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 7 boxes, 1 volume

Technical Access Note: This collection contains materials on microfilm that will require the use of a microfilm reader.

Acquisition Source: Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency (AEA #8)

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Materials:

See RSC/RSR/046 Humboldt County Box 1, Reels 15 and 16

See RSC/RSR/055 Kossuth 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

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, 1931-1975Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1.1: County Board of Education Minutes, 1931-1953Add to your cart.
Item 1.2: County Board of Education Minutes, 1953-1960Add to your cart.
Item 1.3: County Board of Education Minutes, 1960-1966Add to your cart.
Item 1.4: County Board of Education Minutes, 1967-1972Add to your cart.
Item 1.5: County Board of Education Minutes, 1973-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 1: County Board of Education Financial Records, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: County Board of Education Special Election, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Treasurers' Annual Reports, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Report of Teachers Employed, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1947-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1953-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1960Add to your cart.
Early
Folder 8: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1952-1964Add to your cart.
Emmetsburg
Folder 9: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Emmetsburg
Folder 10: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1966Add to your cart.
Emmetsburg
Folder 12: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1966Add to your cart.
Emmetsburg
Folder 13: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Emmetsburg/Curlew
Folder 14: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1954-1956Add to your cart.
Mallard/Curlew
Folder 15: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1954-1956Add to your cart.
Mallard/Curlew
Folder 16: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1954-1956Add to your cart.
Mallard/Curlew
Folder 17: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1954-1956Add to your cart.
Mallard/Curlew
Folder 18: Maps, 1956, 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Box 2: Reorganization and Consolidation, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Volume 1: Plat Maps, 1950-1959Add to your cart.
Series 2: Office of the Superintendent, 1901-1975Add to your cart.
Box 3: Secretaries' Annual Reports, 1949-1960Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 2.2: Superintendent Financial Records, 1901-1912Add to your cart.
Item 2.3: Teachers' Examination Record, 1906-1917Add to your cart.
Item 2.4: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1907-1919Add to your cart.
Item 2.5: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1914-1922Add to your cart.
Item 2.6: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1918-1931Add to your cart.
Item 2.7: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1930-1954Add to your cart.
Item 2.8: Record of Teachers' Certificates, 1954-1974Add to your cart.
Item 2.10: School Officer and Teacher Record, 1918-1924Add to your cart.
Item 2.12: School Officer and Teacher Register, 1920-1975Add to your cart.
Item 2.11: Summary of Individual Reports of Teacher Personnel, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Item 2.9: Record of Schools Taught, 1904-1915Add to your cart.
Item 2.1: Record of Schools Taught, 1909-1913Add to your cart.
Box 4: Teachers' Record Cards - A-I, 1930-1975Add to your cart.
Box 5: Teachers' Record Cards - J-Q, 1930-1975Add to your cart.
Box 6: Teachers' Record Cards - R-Z, 1930-1975Add to your cart.
Series 3: Township, 1901-1953Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Divider 1: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1901-1905Add to your cart.
Great Oak Township
Divider 2: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1917-1936Add to your cart.
Great Oak Township
Divider 3: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1936-1937Add to your cart.
Great Oak Township
Divider 4: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1939-1945Add to your cart.
Great Oak Township
Divider 5: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1945-1951Add to your cart.
Divider 6: Township Board of Education Minutes and Financial Records, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Great Oak Township

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