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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1875-1968

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:
Census Teachers, 1902-1917 (1 volume);
[County School Superintendent's Annual Report], 1930-1948 (1 volume); 1948-1960 (1 volume);
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1895-1896 (1 volume); 1896-1897 (1 volume); 1900 (1 volume); 1901-1902 (1 volume); 1902-1903 (2 volumes); 1903-1904 (1 volume); 1904-1905 (1 volume); 1906 (1 volume); 1907 (1 volume); 1908 (1 volume); 1909 (1 volume); 1910 (1 volume); 1911 (1 volume); 1912 (1 volume); 1913 (1 volume); 1923 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [actually Superintendent's Record of 6th & 7th Grade Physiology and Geography], 1913-1914 (1 volume);
[Non-Union High School Board Minutes-includes related records], 1933-1968 (1 volume);
[Non-Union High School District Record], 1941-1955 (1 volume);
Record of 8th Grade Examinations [Exemption Application Cards], 1913-1926 (.50 cu.ft.);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, vol 2, 1924-1926 (1 volume);
Register of Eighth Grade Examinations, 1913-1924 (1 volume); 1927-1939 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [with index], vol. 1, 1911-1918 (1 volume);
School Register [Superintendent's-includes teacher information], vol. 1, 1918-1939 (1 volume).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Record of School Books Purchased and Distributed, vol. 2, 1920-1925 (1 volume);
Record of School Books Purchased, vol. 1, 1906-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Northwest Regional Education Service District Columbia Service Center, Locked Warehouse File Cabinet:
Apportionment [Superintendent's School Fund Record], 1905-1910 (2 volumes);
Boundary Changes-Mergers [Records], 1958-1961 (.35 cu.ft.);
Boundry Board [sic-School District Boundary Board Minutes], 1926-1946 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [actually Boundary Board Record-School District], 1908-1913 (1 volume); 1920-1924 (1 volume); 1925 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [actually Record of New Officers of District], ca.1922 (1 volume);
Oregon Elementary School Cumulative Record Card 8th Grade, ca.1943-1967 (10 cu.ft.);
Petitions Boundary Changes [School District], 1960-1964 (.35 cu.ft.);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [with index], vol. 1, 1899-1918 (1 volume);
School Boundary Record, vol. 1, 1884-1983 (1 volume);
[School District Boundary Book], 1875-1893 (1 volume);
[School District Reorganization Committee Record, 1957-1962 (1 volume);
School Funds [Superintendent's Apportionment Record], 1914-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1924 (1 volume); 1924-1926 (1 volume);
Teacher Permanent Record Cards, 1917-1947 (.50 cu.ft.).

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