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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1878-1968

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.

Contact the personnel office of the South Coast Education Service District at 541-269-4520 for access to ESD microfilm stored at the Marshfield High School vault. Contact the Coos Bay School District office at 541-267-1405 for access to other school records located in the vault.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
School Land Mortgages [with index], vol. 4, 1883-1911 (1 volume).

Records at the South Coast Education Service District Personnel Office, Closet:
Apportionment of School Funds [Record], vol. 1, 1909-1925 (1 volume);
Apportionment Record, 1948-1965 (1 volume);
Boundaries DBB [School District Boundary Board Records-with index], 1882-1899 (1 volume);
Coos County School Boards Association [Meeting Records], 1946-1959 (1 binder);
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1888-1889 (2 volumes); 1891 (1 volume); 1892 (1 volume); 1893 (1 volume); 1894 (1 volume); 1895 (1 volume); 1896 (1 volume); 1897 (1 volume); 1898 (1 volume); 1900-1901 (1 volume); 1905-1914 (7 volumes); 1910-1911 (2 volumes); 1912-1913 (1 volume); 1913-1914 (1 volume); 1914 (1 volume); 1916 (1 volume);
DBB [School District Boundary Board-Description of School District-includes plats], 1913 (1 volume);
DBB [School District Boundary Board Records], 1892-1913 (1 volume);
District Boundary Board Orders, 1920-1924 (.40 cu.ft.);
[Proceedings of District Boundary Board], 1913-1935 (1 volume);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, vol. 1-3, 1915-1957 (3 volumes); 1963-1964 (1 volume);
Record of Eighth Grade Exams, 1930-1962 (1 volume);
Record of School Books Purchased [includes one page only], vol. 1, 1906 (1 volume);
Record of Schools [County School Superintendent's], vol. 1, 1908-1914 (1 volume);
[Records and Accounts of County School Superintendent], 1878-1883 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [with index], vol. 1, 1900-1926 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers State Certf. [Certification-with index], vol. 2, 1926-1935 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract, vol. 1-2, 1901-1934 (1 volume);
Registration of Teachers Contracts and Certificates, 1935-1945 (1 volume);
Reorganization Folder [School District-includes various districts], 1959-1960 (.40 cu.ft.);
School Directory, 1924-1947 (1.75 cu.ft.);
School District Boundaries [Record-includes plats], 1902-1914 (1 volume);
School Superintendent's Account Book, vol. 1, 1899-1913 (1 volume);
School Superintendent's Record of Annual Reports, 1951-1968 (1 volume).

Records at the Marshfield High School, Chet Haliski Fitness Center Vault:
[School Boundary Maps-on Metsker's Map Base], ca.1958 (1 volume).

Records at the Marshfield High School, Chet Haliski Fitness Center Vault, ESD Microfilm Storage:
Boundary Board District [School-reels 4A, 5A, 6, 8, 107, 116], 1925-1960 (6 reels of microfilm);
Boundary Descriptions/Mergers [School-reel 5], 1918-1938 (1 reel of microfilm);
Boundaries District [School-reel 107], n.d. (1 reel of microfilm);
Minutes Rural Board [School-reel 2], 1947-1964 (1 reel of microfilm);
Minutes Rural School Dist [District-reel 116], 1962-1964 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum:
[Directory School Officers and Teachers], 1918-1962 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Value of School District for the Year-Register], 1935-1953 (1 volume).

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