The Delaware County Public Schools Directories digital collection includes directories listing the names of teachers and school administrators in Delaware County, Indiana and the schools where they taught and served from 1904-1968.
These directories provide a wealth of information documenting the history of education in Delaware County. Most of the directories in this collection include a description of the grade level, subject specialization, or position of each teacher or administrator listed. Other useful information such as the school location, academic calendar, and number of students enrolled at each school can also be found in many of these directories. This information can be used to track the development of the educational system in Delaware County, changes in enrollment patterns over 60 years, the growth and decline in staffing for particular schools, and the tenure of specific teachers and administrators.
Please note that the directories in this collection include information for county schools located in Salem, Mt. Pleasant, Harrison, Washington, Monroe, Center, Hamilton, Union, Perry, Liberty, Delaware and Niles townships and the towns of Albany and Eaton. Schools within the city limits of Muncie, Indiana and part of Muncie City Schools are excluded from these directories after 1918.
This online collection is part of the Delaware County Public School directories in Archives and Special Collections.
Archives and Special Collections, MSS.171: Delaware County Public Schools Directories Finding Aid, MSS.094: Muncie Community Schools Records Finding Aid