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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1856-1993

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.

Also see School District Records series for records that were created and maintained by individual school districts.

Records at the Oregon State Archives-Clackamas County Records:
School Land Indemnity Record [School Land Sales], 1871-1937 (1 volume);
School Supervisor's Contracts, 1911 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon State Archives-Clackamas Education Service District Records:
Annual Report of Standard High Schools, 1933-1948 (3 volumes);
Boundary Changes Denied [Records], 1951-1981 (1 cu.ft.);
Boundary Changes [Records-includes petitions, correspondence, and related records], ca.1917-1994 (14 cu.ft.);
Clackamas County School Superintendent's Annual Statistical Report, 1929-1940 (1 volume);
Clackamas County Teachers' Association Records [includes all districts], 1891-1898 (4 volumes);
Clerks and Teachers Annual Reports [includes all districts], 1919-1929 (2 volumes);
Clerks' Annual Census Reports [includes all districts-title varies], 1908-1970 (62 volumes);
Clerks Reports Teachers Reports [includes all districts], vol. 2, 1902-1908 (1 volume);
Com. on Reorganization of School Districts Records [Committee-includes minutes, studies, correspondence, and clippings], 1957-1959 (2 volumes);
County School Superintendent's Annual Reports, 1913-1929 (1 volume);
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1888-1917 (33 volumes);
Date of Formation of School Districts [School District Boundary Records-includes descriptions], 1887-1889 (1 volume);
District and Director Records [Superintendent's], 1880-1892 (1 volume);
District Clerks Annual Reports [Superintendent's Copy-includes all districts], 1920-1951 (32 volumes);
High School Tuition Accounts [includes student names-all high school districts], 1920-1933 (13 volumes);
Institute Record [Clackamas County Teachers' Normal Institute Record], 1896-1912 (1 volume);
Monies Apportioned/School Directors and School Clerks [Oregon School Fund], 1875-1879 (1 volume);
Oregon School Fund Common Schools Clackamas County, 1857-1860 (1 volume);
Organization Records U.H.S. Dist. No. 1-Canby [High School], 1921-1931 (1 volume);
Organization Records U.H.S. Dist. No. 4-Molalla [High School], 1921-1931 (1 volume);
Organization Records U.H.S. Dist. No. 5-Milwaukie [High School], 1921-1931 (1 volume);
Organization Records U.H.S. Dist. No. 6-Estacada [High School], 1921-1931 (1 volume);
Record Boundary Board, 1899-1907 (1 volume);
Record Boundary Board-District Boundary Board Minutes, 1933-1935 (1 volume);
Record Boundary Board [Index to School Districts-by name and number], ca.1856-1993 (.05 cu.ft.);
Record of District Clerks Annual Reports Clerks Reports Teachers Reports [includes all districts], 1909-1917 (1 volume);
Record of Districts [Superintendent's], 1868-1881 (1 volume);
Record of School Districts-District Boundary Information [includes maps and descriptions], 1888-1896 (1 volume);
School Census [Superintendent's Annual Report-includes census, enrollment, attendance, financial statement, and general statistics], 1940-1966 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [Teacher Registration-with index], 1899-1917 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [Teacher Registration-with index], 1890-1916 (1 volume);
School District Boundary Board Meeting Records, 1933-1989 (3 cu.ft.);
School District Boundary Legal Descriptions, 1978-1981 (.20 cu.ft.);
School District Boundary Records Boundaries of School Districts [includes maps and descriptions], ca.1898-ca.1928 (2 volumes);
School District Boundary Records Boundary Descriptions, 1945-1946 (1 volume);
School District Boundary Records Descriptions [includes loose maps], vol. 1-2, 1930-1970 (2 volumes);
School District Boundary Records Maps, ca.1945-ca.1950 (1 volume);
School District Boundary Records Metsker's Atlas of Clackamas County [includes district boundaries outlined in red], ca.1966 (1 volume);
School District Boundary Records School District Land Records [Descriptions], ca.1940-1960 (1.50 cu.ft.);
School District Descriptions [Boundary Record], 1874-1879 (1 volume);
School District Real Estate Records [Cards-includes deed references], 1858-1935 (.25 .cu.ft.);
School Ledger [School Fiscal Records-includes all schools], vol. 1, 1893-1917 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1918-1932 (1 volume); vol. 3, 1944-1962 (1 volume);
Superintendent's Record Clerks Report Teachers Report, vol. 1, 1893-1901 (1 volume);
Teachers' Annual Reports [includes all districts], 1925-1974 (49 volumes);
Teachers Institute Record, 1890-1892 (1 volume);
Teacher's Registration [Record], 1917-1921 (1 volume);
Tuition and Transportation Accounts Non-High School Districts, 1948-1958 (1 volume).

Records at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, Halon Room:
Clackamas County ESD Papers [Education Service District-includes annual reports, statistics, and related records], no. 02.0048, 1888-1967 (.15 cu.ft.);
Old Rural Dell Records Dryland [School Directory Clackamas County], 1949-1951 (2 volumes).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1252 [School Superintendent Records], 1869-1870 (.05 cu.ft.);
Mss. 1504 Public School System [School Superintendent Records-includes boundary records and teacher reports], 1882-1901 (.10 cu.ft.).

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