Extent: 2.75 Linear Feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 05/01/2009
Subjects: Education--Iowa--Buchanan County., Education--Iowa--History., Education--Iowa--Planning., Personnel records in education., Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century., Rural schools--Iowa., School Reports., Student Records--Iowa.
This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Buchanan County, Iowa dating from 1922-1974. 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 two series: “Office of the Superintendent, 1922-1974” and “District and School Records, 1926-1966”.
Series 1. “Office of the Superintendent, 1922-1974” is composed of records created by the Office of the Superintendent. This series contains Teachers' Examination Records and Eighth Grade Examination Records.
Series 2. “District and School, 1926-1966” contains records documents produced by individual school districts. This series contains Teachers’ Reports to the Superintendent and Daily Attendance Registers.
Personnel records in education.
Rural schools--Iowa--History--20th century.
Acquisition Source: Black Hawk Area Education Agency (AEA #267)
Acquisition Method: Donation
See RSC/RSR/100 Multiple County and Area Education Agency (AEA) Records - Box 55, Folders 10 and 13; and Box 56, Folder 1.
Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#/Folder#], Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture, University of Northern Iowa