Alumni and Friends of Price Laboratory School; Booster Club; Parents and Teachers in Partnership; Ross A. Nielsen Fund; Files

Collection Overview

Title: Alumni and Friends of Price Laboratory School; Booster Club; Parents and Teachers in Partnership; Ross A. Nielsen Fund; Files

Record Series: 21/01/01 [Box 14-15]

Record Group:

21/01/01 Price Laboratory School Collection

Creator: MPLS

Date: ca. 1988-2010

Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The majority of this collection came to SC&UA in the summer of 2012, after the closing of the Laboratory School in June 2012.

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Scope and Content

This series consists of a good run of records from the Alumni and Friends of the Price Laboratory School (AFPLS), an organization that supported the students, faculty, and work of the Laboratory School.  The newsletter of this group provides a good look at the ongoing activities of AFPLS.  There is also a good run of material documenting the activities of the Ross A. Nielsen Fund.  There are shorter runs of records from the Booster Club and the Parents and Teachers in Partnership (PTP).  Records of the Parent Advisory Council are located in their own series, 25/15/02. 


Box 1

AFPLA: committee members; bylaws; minutes; board members

Treasurer's reports; address lists; faculty project proposals

Festival of Friends programs; Ross Nielsen presentation, 1998

Newsletter award, 1992-1993

Newsletter, 1988-2010

Box 2

Ross A. Nielsen Fund

Booster Club

Parents and Teachers in Partnership

Processing Information

Papers processed and finding aid prepared by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, with assistance from Student Assistant Nick Maddix, October 5, 2012; updated, November 13, 2012 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018.   Linear feet updated on September 20, 2017.