Iowa Vocational Association Records, 1949-1977

Collection Overview

Title: Iowa Vocational Association Records, 1949-1977

Record Series: MsC-3

Record Group:


Creator: Iowa Vocational Association  

Date: 1949-1977

Extent: 13 boxes plus one item (5.838 linear feet)

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

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Iowa Vocational Association Records, 1949-1977, Manuscript Record Series MsC-3, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

This collection contains information about the Iowa Vocational Association, including finances, correspondence, procedural matters, and membership lists.


Box 1

Financial Records including ledger, 1949-61; audit, 1962; expenditures,1964-65; ledger, 1966-67; monthly financial accounting, 1974-75; invoices, October, 1974-July, 1975

Box 2

Financial Records including bank statements, 1974-75; deposits, 1975-76; Correspondence dealing primarily with membership, 1958-62

Box 3

Correspondence dealing primarily with membership, 1961-64

Box 4

Correspondence dealing primarily with membership, 1963-65

Box 5

  • Proceedings Digest, 1967-68--includes officers and executive board, executive board minutes, IVA policies, budget, financial statement, guidelines to constitution, constitution and by-laws, IVA structure, Vocation contracts, spring conference financial statement, minutes (partial), secretary's monthly statements, membership
  • Membership List, 1968-70--classified by categories such as business education, health occupations, industrial arts, and technical
  • Proceedings Digest, 1968-69--includes executive board members and minutes, budget, executive secretary report, constitution, annual meeting reports, membership, newsletter, reorganization committee, awards committee, program of work committee, public relations committee, spring conference

Box 6

Proceedings Digest, 1969-70--includes board members and minutes, committees, executive secretary's report, budget, constitution, annual meeting reports, membership, newsletter; Proceedings Digest, 1970-71--same as 1969-70 digest above

Box 7

Proceedings Digest, 1971-72--same as 1969-70 digest above; Proceedings Digest, 1972-73--same as 1969-70 digest above

Box 8

Membership Listings, 1972-73; Proceedings Digest, 1973-74--includes board of directors, program of work, minutes, Communique', committees, executive secretary reports, budget, constitution and by-laws, districts, officers handbook

Box 9

Proceedings Digest, 1974-75--same as 1973-74 digest above; Membership Listings, 1974-75

Box 10

Proceedings Digest, 1975-76--same as 1973-74 digest above; Proceedings Digest, 1976-77--same as 1973-74 digest above

Box 11

Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1969-75; Vocation, September, 1967-June, 1968

Box 12

AVA Transmittals, 1974-75

Box 13

AVA Proceedings Digest, 1975-76; Washington Communique, 1975-77; National Advisory Council on Vocational Education Reports 1969-72;Career Education, 1972-73; "Vocational Education in the Years Ahead" by Benjamin Willis (1962), tape recording; USOE Invitational Workshop on Career Education, 1972

Processing Information

Web finding aid coded by Susan A. Basye, Library Assistant, February 1998. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.