Extent: 10.0 Linear Feet. More info below.
Date Acquired: 05/01/2009
Subjects: Education--Iowa--Grundy County., Education--Iowa--History., Grundy County (Iowa)--History., 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 Grundy County, Iowa dating from 1886-1967. 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, 1956-1967”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1895-1976”, and “District and School, 1932-1966”.
Series 1. "County Board of Education, 1956-1967" contains records pertaining to the County Board of Education. This series consists of County Board of Education Meeting Minutes and County Board of Education Financial Records.
Series 2. "Office of the Superintendent, 1895-1976" is comprised of records relating to or originating from the Office of the Superintendent. This series contains High School Normal Training Records, Teachers' Examination Records, Record of Teachers' Certificates, Record of Schools Taught, Teachers' Teaching Records, Eighth Grade Examination Records, and Eighth Grade Graduation Records.
Series 3. "District and School, 1932-1966” is composed of records created by individual districts and schools. This series consists of Room Registers, Teachers' Reports to the Superintendent, Daily Attendance Registers, and Daily Programs.
Grundy 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
See RSC/RSR/100 Multiple County and Area Education Agency (AEA) Records - Box 55, Folder 13; Box 56, Folders 2-3; and Box 65, Reels 67 and 69.
Preferred Citation: [Collection Name: Box#/Folder#], Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture, University of Northern Iowa