RG 097 Board of Control

    The Board of Control was organized on Apr. 6, 1898, to manage, control, and govern all state institutions, subject only to limitations contained in the act of the General Assembly which created the Board. The following is a partial list of records from the Board of Control in our holdings. A complete list of record series is available at the Research Center in Des Moines.

    GeneralDate Span
    Bulletins of State Institutions, The Hawkeye 1938-1958
    Consecutive Registers c.1900-1970
    Consecutive Registers - Womens, Reformatory (Rockwell City) 1917-1928
    Consecutive Registers - Mens Penitentiary (Fort Madison) Index 1916-1970
    Consecutive Registers - Mens Reformatory (Anamosa) Index 1916-1970
    Construction Project Files 1922-1958
    Correspondence of State Architect 1905-1909
    Employee Manuals 1958-1967
    Financial Records, Monthly Balances 1940-1958
    Minutes 1898-1968
    Minutes - Index 1898-1913
    Miscellaneous Attorney General Rulings and Decisions 1940-1968
    Population Reports of Inmates or Prisoners in State Institutions 1910-1950
    Photographs, State Institutions and Buildings 1975-1985
    Real Estate Deeds, Land Sales, Land Transfers, Contracts and Easements 1930-1960
    Statistical Data and Rules and Regulations for County Homes 1916-1953