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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Benton County Records Inventory

School District Records

1854-1978

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. School district records have been inventoried through 1965. Access to student records may be restricted by state or federal law.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
School District Attendance Reports, 1908-1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Oregon State Archives-Clackamas Education Service District Records:
School Register [District No. 21-Willamette], 1879-1889 (1 volume).

Records at the Benton County Historical Museum:
District 25 Monroe Annual Reports [School], 1930-1945 (.10 cu.ft.);
District 25 Monroe School Board Minutes, 1959-1965 (.20 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 25-Monroe], 1914-1917 (1 volume); 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1923 (1 volume); 1923 (1 volume); 1927-1928 (1 volume); 1932-1933 (1 volume); 1933-1934 (1 volume); 1934-1935 (1 volume); 1935-1936 (1 volume); 1940-1941 (1 volume); 1941-1942 (1 volume); 1942-1943 (1 volume); 1943-1944 (1 volume); 1944-1945 (1 volume); 1946-1947 (1 volume);
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 39-Judd Smith], 1929-1933 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 50], 1935-1947 (1 volume);
[Minute Book-School District No. 21-Winkle-typescript], 1858-1888 (.05 cu.ft.);
Minutes [School Board-District No. 19-Independent], 1854-1890 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 6-Richland], 1905-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9], 1910-1912 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Corvallis High School], n.d. (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 20-Beaver Creek/District No. 36-Summit], 1934-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 23-Bellfountain], 1916-1917 (1 volume); 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1919 (1 volume); 1919-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 23-Bellfountain-Union High District No. 2], 1921-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 36C-Summit], n.d. (1 volume); 1939-1960 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 36-Summit], 1928-1934 (1 volume); 1934-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 39-Judd Smith], 1925-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 62-Bunker Hill], 1903-1907 (1 volume); 1909-1911 (1 volume); 1911-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 81 Benton/District No. 20 Polk-Ward School], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 97-Westwood], 1924-1929 (1 volume);
Record Book School Clerk [District No. 21-Winkle/Lakeside], 1858 (1 volume);
Record [School Board Minutes-District No. 23-Bellfountain], 1920-1923 (1 volume);
[School Register-District 19-Independent-includes minutes, reports, and related records-photocopy], ca.1854-ca.1898 (.10 cu.ft.);
Superintendent's Annual Report [Corvallis Public Schools], 1935-1936 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (1 volume).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Records Storage Room:
CHS Transcripts [Pupil Cumulative Record/Scholastic Record-title varies], ca.1908-1960 (ca.20 cu.ft.);
Old Enrollment Cards/School Register Cards [Corvallis Public Schools], ca.1908-ca.1965 (6 cu.ft.).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (District Clerk's Record Books):
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 8], 1952-1954 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 13], 1944-1945 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 35-Dixie], 1933-1941 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 38C-Lincoln], 1953 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 39-Judd Smith], 1952-1957 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 137-Linn County], 1914-1919 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (1 volume); 1923-1928 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 137-Linn County-Orleans], 1943-1955 (1 volume);
Richland School District 6 [District Clerk's Record Book], 1942-1949 (1 volume);
Sch. Dist. #31C [School District Clerk's Record Book-Inavale], 1953-1954 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (School Board Minutes):
Board Minutes [Corvallis School District], 1944-1946 (2 binders);
Consolidated School District No. 9 Minute Book [Corvallis-with index], vol. B, 1936-1944 (1 volume); vol. C, 1944-1949 (1 volume);
[Minute Book-Corvallis School District], 1929-1936 (1 volume);
[School Board Records-includes minutes], 1919-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1925 (1 volume); 1925-1929 (1 volume); 1953-1956 (1 volume); 1956-1959 (1 volume); 1959-1962 (1 volume); 1962-1964 (1 volume).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (School Registers-District No. 9, Part 1):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9], 1905-1907 (1 volume); 1907-1909 (2 volumes); 1908-1909 (1 volume); 1909 (2 volumes); 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1919-1921 (2 volumes); 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1921-1923 (2 volumes); 1923-1925 (2 volumes); 1924-1926 (1 volume); 1924-1927 (1 volume); 1925-1926 (1 volume); 1928-1931 (1 volume); 1930-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Central], 1921-1925 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 9CJ-Grades K-6], 1951-1953 (.60 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-C.S. Wilson], 1914-1917 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Florence K. Adams-Grade 4], 1908-1910 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Florence Weston], 1925-1927 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Franklin], 1931-1937 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1943-1946 (2 volumes); 1950-1952 (1 volume); 1952-1956 (1 volume); 1956-1959 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Franklin-Grade 5], 1932-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-G.A. Ramsdell], 1907-1909 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grace Cunningham], 1923-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 1], 1914-1915 (1 volume); 1916-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1919-1921 (1 volume); 1931-1934 (1 volume); 1936-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 2], 1909-1910 (1 volume); 1917-1919 (1 volume); 1935-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 3], 1915-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 4], 1916-1919 (1 volume); 1923-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 5], 1916-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 6], 1915-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 7], 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1919-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Grade 8], 1917-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Harding], 1923-1928 (1 volume); 1924-1927 (1 volume); 1931-1935 (1 volume); 1935-1939 (1 volume); 1948-1952 (2 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Hilma Coddington], 1925-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Iva Stevenson], 1907-1909 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Mary Sisler], 1925-1927 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Mildred Barton], 1923-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Miss Bement], 1912-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Miss Gause], 1914-1916 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Miss White-Grade 7], 1914-1916 (1 volume).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (School Registers-District No. 9, Part 2):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School Franklin], 1919-1921 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (2 volumes); ca.1921-1923 (2 volumes); 1921-1924 (2 volumes); 1922-1924 (1 volume); 1923-1925 (1 volume); 1923-ca.1926 (1 volume); 1923-1927 (1 volume); 1924-1928 (1 volume); 1925-1927 (1 volume); 1925-1928 (1 volume); 1927-1930 (1 volume); 1928-1932 (2 volumes); 1931-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School Franklin-Grade 2], 1924-1928 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School Franklin-Grade 3], 1924-1928 (1 volume); ca.1931-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School Franklin-Room 7], 1920-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Grade 2], 1911-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Grade 5], 1912-1913 (1 volume); 1927-1932 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Grade 6], 1914-1916 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Grade 7], 1912-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Grade 8], 1918-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-North School-Hazel Grimm], 1914-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Olive Coulter], 1923-1925 (1 volume); 1927 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Pearl Mitchell], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Room 3-Harrington], 1926-1927 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Room 3-Wilkes], 1927-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Room 4], 1923-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Room 7A and 7B], 1930-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Room 8-Central], 1922-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Stally and Starr], 1927-1930 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Stewart], 1925-1927 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 1], 1934-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 2], 1931-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 3], 1931-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 4], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 5], 1927-1931 (1 volume); 1934-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 6], 1931-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Washington-Grade 7], 1934-1935 (1 volume);
Roosevelt School District 6 [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 9-Roosevelt], 1948-1949 (1 volume).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (School Registers-Other Districts):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 33-Kiger Island], 1940-1947 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 35-Linn County-Dixie], 1929-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 37-Fairplay], 1947-1956 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 38], 1922-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1932 (2 volumes); 1926-1933 (1 volume); 1932-1938 (1 volume); 1933-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 38C-Lincoln], 1949-1950 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 38-Primary Grades], 1920-1926 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 137-Linn County], 1914-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 509CJ-Fairplay], 1956-1958 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 509CJ-Lincoln], 1956-ca.1958 (1 volume); 1959-1960 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 509CJ-Roosevelt], 1952-1956 (1 volume); 1956-1959 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [No District Given], 1920-1921 (1 volume); 1931-1932 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [No District Given-Hazel Workman], 1920-1921 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [No District Given-Leona Aldrich], 1927 (1 volume); 1928-1929 (1 volume).

Records at the Corvallis School District 509J Administration Building, Vault (Miscellaneous School District Records):
[Clerk's Annual Census Report-Dist. No. 9A-Linn County], 1944 (1 volume);
Clerk's Annual Census Report [Dist. No. 137-Linn County], 1947-1952 (1 volume); 1956-1957 (.15 cu.ft.);
Clerk's Annual Census Reports [Dist. No. 509CJ-Corvallis], 1958-1961 (.30 cu.ft.);
Permanent Records Corvallis Jr. High School, 1939-1940 (1 volume); 1940-1941 (1 volume); 1941-1942 (1 volume); 1942-1943 (1 volume); 1943-1944 (1 volume); 1944-1945 (1 volume); 1946-1947 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Building, Basement Microfilm Area:
[Alsea Old Cum. Records-Cumulative Student Records], ca.1940-1959 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Bellfountain Old Sch. Records-District No. 23-includes school board minutes], 1934-1978 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Non-High School Record-Benton County], 1933-1960 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Old School Records-District No. 23-Bellfountain-includes Oregon School Register and Record Book, District Clerk's Record Book, and Census Reports], 1895-1963 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Warehouse, Front Office, Benton County Records Cabinet:
Benton County School Census, 1912-1970 (4 cu.ft.);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 43-Fairmount], 1958-1963 (1 volume); 1959-1963 (2 volumes).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School System [District Clerk's Record Book-Benton County District No. 36-Summit], 1900-1905, 1908-1910 (5 volumes).

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