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S. Elouise Walters Collection

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Identifier: RSC-HEC-022
Scope and Contents The S. Elouise Walters Collection consists of notes, essays, and lesson plans. These records were compiled and utilized by Ms. Walters in the course of earning her High School Normal Training Certificate from New Hampton High School in Chickasaw County.
Dates: Created: 1934-1935; Other: Majority of material found in 1934-1935; Other: Date acquired: 07/17/2014

William H. Dreier Papers

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Identifier: RSC-HEC-003
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: Created: 1930-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2006

Agnes Horn Collection

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Identifier: RSC-HEC-015
Scope and Contents With records obtained during the donor's time at the Iowa State Teachers College and as a practicing teacher, the Agnes Horn Collection, 1918-1950, provides a glimpse into the life of an Iowa rural school teacher.
Dates: Created: 1918-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1922

Aletha Hutchison (Jacobs) Collection

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Identifier: RSC-HEC-002
Scope and Contents The Aletha Hutchison (Jacobs) Collection is composed of materials documenting Hutchison's experiences both as a student and as a teacher in the rural school systems of Iowa and Pennsylvania.  The collection includes official school records and Hutchison's personal papers providing insight into many facets of rural school life from 1898-1960.
Dates: Created: 1898-1960; Other: Majority of material found in 1902-1950

Allamakee County Rural School Records

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Identifier: RSC-RSR-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Allamakee County, Iowa dating from 1907-1970.  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. This collection is arranged into three series: "County Board of Education, 1907-1963", "Office of the Superintendent, 1907-1970", and "District and...
Dates: Created: 1907-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1956; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2007

Appanoose County Rural School Records

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Identifier: RSC-RSR-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Appanoose County, Iowa dating from 1918-1978. 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: “County Board of Education, 1962, 1971” and “Office of the Superintendent, 1918-1978”. Series...
Dates: Created: 1918-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1940; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/2007

Audubon County Rural School Records

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Identifier: RSC-RSR-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Audubon County, Iowa dating from 1881-1957. 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: “Office of the Superintendent, 1895-1951”, “Township Records, 1899-1957”, and “District and School Records, 1881-1957”. ...
Dates: Created: 1881-1957; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1955; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2008

August Meester Collection

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Identifier: RSC-HEC-007
Scope and Contents The August Meester Collection is comprised of records dating from 1927-1955. The records were kept by the donor from his time as the District Board of Education Secretary for Grundy County, Pleasant Valley Township, #6.
Dates: Created: 1927-1955

Benton County Rural School Records

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Identifier: RSC-RSR-006
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Benton County, Iowa dating from 1858-1972. 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: “Office of the Superintendent, 1877-1972”, “Township Records, 1858-1892”, and “District and School Records, 1912-1966”. ...
Dates: Created: 1877-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1885-1965; Other: Date acquired: 10/15/2007

Black Hawk County Rural School Records

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Identifier: RSC-RSR-007
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Black Hawk County, Iowa dating from 1858-1970. 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, 1910-1970”, “Office of the Superintendent, 1858-1967”, and “District and School Records,...
Dates: Created: 1858-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1960; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/2009

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