William H. Dreier Papers
A passionate advocate of Iowa’s rural schools, Dr. William H. Dreier devoted much of his life toward the betterment of education in the state and throughout the nation. He was an integral part of the Iowa State Teachers College, now University of Northern Iowa, where he taught from 1949-1985 and served as a Professor of Education, Emeritus. As a part of numerous University and professional organizations committed to rural education, he was able to advocate for the preservation of rural schools through teaching, writing, and research. The Dr. William H. Dreier Collection serves as a testament to his devotion to rural education. The collection is comprised of his publications, research and notes, presentation and class materials, rural school student records, and student surveys of Black Hawk County rural schools conducted in 1950.
- Created: 1930-2006
- Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2006
Some materials in the William H. Dreier Papers were originally in 3-ring binders; the binders have been removed, but the arrangement of their contents has been maintained. The titles of the binders are those designated by Dr. Dreier.
This collection was created from the following accessions transfered from the University of Northern Iowa Museums:
- Archon Finding Aid Title
- Amy Rekward
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