Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop 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.

The Student Records Room at the ESD is located on the main floor across from the P3 Lending Library.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Record of Reports [Superintendent's Record of Teachers' Reports], vol. 1, 1895-1914 (1 volume);
Register of Persons Examined [Teacher Tests], vol. 1, 1892-1911 (1 volume);
Superintendent of Schools Reports, 1865-1921 (.10 cu.ft.);
Teacher Examination Records, 1880 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Northwest Regional Education Service District Clatsop Service Center, Student Records Room:
County Permit [Teacher's-Stub Books-title varies], 1913-1926 (6 volumes);
County School Superintendent's Annual Report, 1917-1929 (.10 cu.ft.);
Old Teacher Certification Cards, ca.1951-ca.1984 (1 cu.ft.);
Registration of Certificates [Teachers'], 1913-1914 (1 volume);
School Directories [title varies], ca.1915-1995 (.60 cu.ft.);
Teachers' Contracts [Register], 1913-1914 (1 volume);
[Teachers' Contracts Register], 1919-1921 (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Historical Society, Archives:
8th Grade Graduates [Record], 1927-1933 (1 volume);
Boundary Book [School District], 1894-1900 (1 volume);
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1888-1920 (29 volumes);
District Boundary Board Orders [School District Boundary], 1912-1946 (2 volumes);
Eighth Grade Examination Grades, 1913-1926 (1 volume);
Meetings of the District Boundary Board [Minutes-School District Boundary], 1900-1911 (1 volume);
Names of Eighth Grade Graduates [Record Book], 1905-1915 (1 volume);
Record Book County School Supt. [Superintendent], vol. 2, 1878-1888 (1 volume);
Record of Teachers Taking Examinations for State Certificates [with index], 1914-1915 (1 volume);
Record School District Boundaries, vol. 1, 1854-1956 (1 volume);
Register of School Officers, vol. 1, 1896-1901 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Employed [with index], vol. 1, 1893-1900 (1 volume);
School Directory [title varies-with gaps], 1930-1985 (.20 cu.ft.); 1994-1995 (1 volume);
Supt's Book [School Superintendent], 1898-1901 (1 volume);
Teachers' Contracts, 1915-1918 (1 volume);
Teachers' Register, 1920-1925 (1 volume); 1932-1942 (1 volume); 1942-1951 (1 volume);
Teachers' Register of Contracts, Certificates, Reading Circle, Etc. [with index], 1915-1932 (1 volume);
Teachers' Register [with index], 1913-1925 (1 volume); 1925-1932 (1 volume).


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