Laboratory School Plaques and Certificates, 1963-2012

Collection Overview

Title: Laboratory School Plaques and Certificates, 1963-2012

Record Series: 25/22/01

Creator: MPLS

Date: 1963-2012

Extent: 2.79 linear feet, 4 boxes

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

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation:  [Identification of item] in the Laboratory School Plaques and Certificates collection, 1963-2012, Archives Record Series 25/22/01, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

This collection arrived in the University Archives after the closing of the Laboratory School in June 2012

Scope and Content

The material in this collection consists of plaques and certificates relating to Malcolm Price Laboratory School programs, personnel, and achievements.  Box 1 includes material relating specifically to Professor Ross A. Nielsen, director of the Laboratory School from 1963 through 1986.

Inventory

Box 1 - Certificates and plaques received by Ross A. Nielsen

Certificate:  7" X 5".  UNI Phi Delta Kappa Philanthropia Circle membership; April 23, 1984

Certificate:  8 1/2" X 11".  American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Profiles of Excellence, Competency Assessment Task Force recognition, 1982-1983

Certificate:  8 1/2" X 11".  American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chair, Task Force on Human Services recognition, 1983-1984

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11".  American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Board of Directors recognition, 1981-1983

Plaque:  9" X 7", metal plate mounted on wood.  National Association of Laboratory Schools life membership award, undated

Plaque:  9" X 7", metal plate mounted on wood.  North Central Association of Colleges and Schools John W. Vaughn Excellence in Education Award, March 24, 1986

Plaque:  10" X 8", metal plate mounted on wood.  Educational Administrators of Iowa Friend of the Association Award, November 11, 1986

Plaque:  10" X 12", metal plate and medallion mounted on wood.  Board of Control Iowa High School Athletic Association, appreciation for service, 1987; with accompanying photograph of Ross Nielsen receiving the award;  awards program

Box 2 - Laboratory School certificates and awards

Certificate, 8" X 5"; Wireless microphone license from Federal Communications Commission, February 14, 1962

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; charter for

NUHS Delta Omicron chapter of the National High School School Slavic Honor Society, April 22, 2000 

Folder with certificates, 10" X 12"; United States Postal Service folder and stamps commemorating "To Form a More Perfect Union", August 31, 2005 

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; Character Education Partnership, National Schools of Character Finalist, November 2, 2007

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; Congressional Record extract:  Recognizing NU High School Boys Basketball Team--(extensions of remarks, May 8, 2008); speech by Representive Bruce L. Braley 

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; Character Education Partnership, National Schools of Character Finalist Award, October 18, 2008Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; Authentic Intellectual Work Commitment Award, February 8, 2009

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11"; North Central Association Accredited School, 2012 (two copies)Certificate, 8 1/2 X 11", National Association for Music Education and The national Anthem Project, National Anthem Project All Star School, undated

Certificate, 8 1/2" X 11", National Association of Laboratory Schools, Institutional Member, 1997-1998

Cetificate, 8 1/2" X 14", State of iowa, Executive Department, proclamation, Theatre in Our Schools Month, February 17, 1993

Box 3

Certificate, 11" X 14", National Honor Society of Secondary Schools, charter, November 2, 1922

Certificate, 14" X 12", Quill and Scroll, International Honorary Society for High School Journalists, charter, January 25, 1952

Certificate, 13" X 16", International Thespian Society, charter for NUHS troupe no. 3987, April 2, 1986

Plaque, 12" X 16", metal plate and team photograph mounted on wood, 1992 North Tama Junior High Relays, champions

Plaque, 12" X 16", metal plate and team photograph mounted on wood;, North Tama Junior High Relays, 1993 boys champion

Plaque, 18" X 12"; metal plate attached to wood; Westinghouse Educational Foundation, 20th Science Talent Search, recognizing Laboratory School and Mary S. Wilson, Class of 1961

Box 4 - NOTE: Shelved in oversize area

Plaque, 22" X 18 1/2"; certificate laminated to wood, "To Price Laboratory School, For your pioneer efforts in the development of the Civic Achievement Award Program, Close Up Foundation, 1988"

Processing Information

Collection processed and inventory developed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, with the assistance of Student Assistant Amy Cozad, fall 2012; updated, February 21, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, February 2018. Linear feet updated September 20, 2017.

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