Gary Phelps wrote his masters thesis on the history of home teaching. The 175 pdf is available for download from:
Home teaching : Attempts by the Latter-day Saints to establish an effective program during the nineteenth century
UPDATE: The link above appears to be dead. Here is an updated link
When you click on the above link, look to the left hand side of the page and click on Printable Copy for a PDF file of the entire program.