Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records


Series documents the official and financial affairs of the superintendent of schools concerning teachers, students, and schools located in the county. Records include annual statements on the condition of common (public) schools in the county, school district boundary records, school district accounts, and book purchases. Information includes financial information, school curricula, boundary descriptions, and enrollment and attendance data. Superintendent of schools records have been inventoried through 1965.

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 County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Back Room:
Boundary Board [Records-includes minutes and plats], 1886-1932 (.75 cu.ft.);
Certificate of Transmittal Annual Report of Baker County [School Superintendent], 1931-1940 (.20 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Annual Reports School Supt. [includes summaries of all districts], 1902-1916 (1 volume);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, vol. 1, 1917-1932 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Examined, vol. 1, 1916-1936 (1 volume).

Records at the Baker Heritage Museum:
Secretary Record Baker County Institute [Teacher Training Meeting Record], 1889-1904 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, InterMountain Education Service District Administration Office:
Baker County [Record of State Diplomas, State Certificates, and State Normal Diplomas], 1889-1959 (1 volume);
[Record of State Diplomas, State Certificates and State Normal Diplomas-Teacher], 1889-1959 (1 volume);
Record Teacher Secretary Etc. [includes eighth grade examination information], 1932-1983 (1 volume);
Register of Quarterly Examinations [includes eighth grade examinations from 1932-1933], vol. 1, 1888-1947 (1 volume).

Records at the Union-Baker Education Service District Office:
Boundary Board Book Minutes of Meetings [School Boundary], 1928-1949 (1 volume);
Boundary Board [Minutes], 1949-1975 (1 volume);
Minutes of Baker Rural School Board [includes Baker County Intermediate Education District minutes], 1957-1966 (1 volume);
Minutes of Rural School Board, 1947-1957 (1 volume);
Non-High School Board Minutes [includes budgets and reports], 1933-1940 (1 volume); 1943-1947 (1 volume);
Record Library Orders [includes eighth grade examinations for 1914], vol. 1, 1929-1953 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Certificates and Contracts [with index], vol. 2, 1930-1953 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [with index], vol. 1, 1901-1929 (1 volume);
Register School Officers [includes teachers' certificates and contracts], vol. 1, 1889-1973 (1 volume);
School District Boundary Record, vol. 2, ca.1930-ca.1960 (1 volume);
School Superintendents Record of Annual Reports, 1940-1952 (1 volume); 1953-1968 (1 volume).


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