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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

School District Records

1897-1966

Series reports the general and financial statistics of each school district located in the county. Information includes school district number and clerk's name; number of individuals within the district between ages four and twenty; number of teachers employed; number of school houses (owned by the district); number of legal voters; number of libraries and books within each; number of private schools; cash on hand at last report; district tax received from county; state schools funds received; general value of school grounds and furnishings; property values; enrollment; number of students enrolled from outlying districts; school census; and board minutes. Series may also contain school attendance and grade reports and data on students and parents. Records may be titled School District Clerk Annual Report, District Clerk's Book of Records, District Clerk Record Book, or Oregon School Register and Record Book, which is the most comprehensive record of school district activities.

Records listed at the Union-Baker Education Service District Office in Island City are thought to have been moved to the the basement of the InterMountain Education Service District Building in Pendleton. This has not been confirmed in an inventory.

Records at the Baker School District Office, Basement Vault (District Clerk's Record Books):
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 17-Muddy Creek], 1917-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1927 (1 volume); 1923-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 27], 1946-1959 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 28], 1933-1943 (.35 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 31-Sumpter], 1937-1957 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Baker School District Office, Basement Vault (Miscellaneous Records):
Grades Ledger High School [Baker City-with index], 1897-1902 (1 volume);
Haines Elementary School [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 5J-Muddy Creek], 1958-1961 (2 volumes);
Haines Elementary School [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 17-Muddy Creek], 1950-1958 (1 volume);
High School Grades [Muddy Creek District No. 17 Student Records-with index], 1921-1947 (1 volume);
Mayne's Register of Attendance for High School [Baker High School], 1935-1936 (2 volumes);
Old Records Muddy Creek, Keating, Sumpter, Rock Creek, Etc. [Administrative Records-includes school budgets], 1921-1948 (1 cu.ft.);
Oregon High School Record [Haines High School], 1918-1940 (.20 cu.ft.);
Quarterly Reports Enrollment [includes teacher, principal, and superintendent reports], 1924-1954 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Baker School District Office, Basement Vault (Oregon School Register and Record Books: Districts 1-5J):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Brooklyn], 1951-1952 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Auburn/Stewart], 1940-1945 (.05 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 2-Pocahontas], 1939-1944 (.05 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 3-James], 1917-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5], 1934 (1 volume); 1934-1935 (1 volume); 1939-1950 (.20 cu.ft.); 1940-1941 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--Baker Junior High], 1939-1940 (1 volume); 1940-1941 (1 volume); 1941-1942 (1 volume); 1942-1943 (1 volume); 1943-1944 (1 volume); 1945-1946 (1 volume); 1946-1947 (1 volume); 1947-1948 (1 volume); 1948-1949 (1 volume); 1949-1950 (1 volume); 1950-1951 (1 volume); 1952-1953 (1 volume); 1953-1954 (1 volume); 1955-1956 (1 volume); 1956-1957 (1 volume); 1957-1958 (1 volume); 1958-1959 (1 volume); 1959-1960 (1 volume); 1960-1961 (1 volume); 1961-1962 (1 volume); 1962-1963 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5J-Brooklyn School], 1948-1965 (1 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5J-Durkee], 1955-1963 (1 volume); 1956-1963 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5J-Keating], 1960-1962 (.10 cu.ft.); 1962-1963 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5J-South Baker], 1964-1966 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--North Baker], 1922-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--South Baker], 1926-1928 (1 volume); 1928-1931 (2 volumes); 1929-1932 (4 volumes); 1931-1935 (1 volume); 1933-1935 (1 volume); 1934-1937 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1936-1939 (2 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--South Baker and Tiedemann], 1946-1963 (1 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Baird], 1933-1937 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Calderwood], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Elliott], 1937-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Endrup], 1937-1940 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Halley], 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Lawrence], 1932-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Lower], 1933-1937 (1 volume); 1937-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--teacher listed: Sheppardson], 1937-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5--Tiedemann], 1939-1940 (1 volume).

Records at the Baker School District Office, Basement Vault (Oregon School Register and Record Books: Districts 7-38):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Rock Creek], 1940-1949 (2 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 14-Pleasant Valley], 1942-1944 (1 volume); 1947-1949 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 17-Muddy Creek], 1917-1921 (1 volume); 1918-1926 (1 volume); 1921-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1931 (1 volume); 1926-1932 (1 volume); 1929-1933 (1 volume); 1931-1938 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (2 volumes); 1940-1942 (1 volume); 1940-1947 (1 volume); 1948-1950 (1 volume); 1950-1956 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 17-Muddy Creek-High School], 1912-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1927 (1 volume); 1933-1938 (1 volume); 1939-1947 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 24-Haines], 1920-1924 (1 volume); 1921-1924 (1 volume); 1922-1926 (1 volume); 1924-1928 (2 volumes); 1926-1930 (1 volume); 1926-1931 (1 volume); 1927-1932 (1 volume); 1928-1932 (1 volume); 1929-1933 (1 volume); 1930-1934 (1 volume); 1931-1936 (1 volume); 1932-1937 (1 volume); 1934-1935 (1 volume); 1934-1938 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1936-1939 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (1 volume); 1939-1944 (1 volume); 1945-1948 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 31-Sumpter], 1942-1949 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 31/5J-Sumpter], 1957-1964 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 38-Goose Creek], 1940-1943 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Baker Heritage Museum:
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 39], 1903-1918 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, InterMountain Education Service District Administration Office:
[School Census Records], ca.1906-ca.1932 (1.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Union-Baker Education Service District Office:
High School and Non-High School Annual Reports, 1945-1958 (1 volume).

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