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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Benton County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1898-1966

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 at the Oregon State Archives:
Record of District Clerks Annual Reports [Countywide], vol. 1, 1901-1915 (1 volume);
Record of Teachers Examined, 1908-1936 (1 volume).

Records at the Benton County Historical Museum:
Annual Report [to School Superintendent], 1930-1953 (.80 cu.ft.);
[County School Superintendent's Record of Eighth Grade Examinations], 1940-1943 (1 volume);
Proceedings of County High School Board, vol. 1, 1910-1920 (1 volume);
Record of District Clerks Annual Reports [Countywide], vol. 2, 1923-1927 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates Diplomas [with index], vol. 1, 1908-1928 (1 volume);
School Superintendent Record of Annual Reports, 1953-1966 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Administration Building, Basement Records Storage Room 3:
Record of School District Boundaries [includes descriptions and boundaries], ca.1909-1916 (1 volume);
Record of School District Boundaries [includes descriptions and boundaries], vol. 2, ca.1938-1949 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [with index, vol. 1-2, 1898-1936 (2 volumes);
Teachers Registered Contracts [Record], 1923-1946 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Administration Building, Basement Records Storage Room 3, Microfilm Cabinet:
[Benton County Boundary Board Proceedings], 1909-1960 (1 reel of microfilm).

 

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