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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney County Records Inventory

School District Records

1875-1969

Series reports the general and financial statistics of each school district located in the county. Information includes school district number and clerk's name; number of individuals within the district between ages four and twenty; number of teachers employed; number of school houses (owned by the district); number of legal voters; number of libraries and books within each; number of private schools; cash on hand at last report; district tax received from county; state schools funds received; general value of school grounds and furnishings; property values; enrollment; number of students enrolled from outlying districts; school census; and board minutes. Series may also contain school attendance and grade reports and data on students and parents. Records may be titled School District Clerk Annual Report, District Clerk's Book of Records, District Clerk Record Book, or Oregon School Register and Record Book, which is the most comprehensive record of school district activities. School district records have been inventoried through 1965. Access to student records may be restricted by state or federal law.

Many of the Burns-Hines School District records listed below include the name of the first teacher listed in each register.

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Records Room:
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 33-Fields], 1935-1946 (1 volume);
Sch. Budgets et al. [School-title varies], 1937-1954, 1960-1961 (11 volumes);
School Budgets [trifolded], 1952-1959 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Harney County Historical Museum, First Floor:
Minutes of the First School Meeting Held at Burns Ore. Grant Co., 1875-1888 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 2-Harney], 1924-1939 (1 volume).

Records at the Harney County Historical Museum, Second Floor:
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 6-Drewsey], 1891-1894 (1 volume); 1894-1898 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 26-Grant/Harney Counties-Virginia Valley], 1889-1897 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 6-Drewsey], 1895-1898 (1 volume); 1900-1906 (1 volume); 1920-1929 (1 volume); 1930-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 13], 1909-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Burns-Hines School District No. 3 Administration Building, Accounts Payable Office (District No. 1 Burns Records):
Clerk's Annual Census Report [District No. 1-Burns], 1945-1947 (.20 cu.ft.); 1958-1959 (.15 cu.ft.); 1962 (.05 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 1-Burns], 1929-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns], 1924-1925 (1 volume); 1925-1932 (1 volume); 1926-1929 (1 volume); 1932-1934 (1 volume); 1941-1944 (1 volume); 1942-1944 (1 volume); 1942-1946 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Alta Cole], 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Eunice Davis], 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Helene Biggs], 1922-1926 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Ilda Hayes], 1920-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Irene Pugsley], 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Jesse Foley], 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Katherine Hirschbuhl], 1929-1932 (1 volume); 1932-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Lelah McGee], 1927-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1932 (1 volume); 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Lulu Hayes], 1920-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Marie Whitney], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-M. McGill], 1929-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Neva Geer], 1929-1932 (1 volume); 1931-1932 (1 volume); 1932-1934 (1 volume); 1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Ruth Lowe], 1929-1932 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Teresa Foley], 1930-1932 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Wanda Spencer], 1935-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Wanda West], ca.1936-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-W.M. Sutton], 1922-1927 (1 volume); 1930-1932 (1 volume); 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 1-Burns-Zella Hagey], 1920-1923 (1 volume).

Records at the Burns-Hines School District No. 3 Administration Building, Accounts Payable Office (District No. 30 Hines Records):
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 30-Hines], 1924-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1930 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines], 1919-1927 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1960-1962 (1 volume); 1962-1963 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Agness Davis-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1933-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Ella MacKey-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1934-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Gladys Denstedt-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1929-1933 (1 volume); 1929-1934 (1 volume); 1930-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Helen Smith-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Ida Barber-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1927-1933 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines-James Red-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1958-1960 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-Office-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1933-1939 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines-Office-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1956-1958 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30-Hines-R.H. Anderson-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1933-1939 (1 volume); 1935-1939 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines-Sara Anderson-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1939-1942 (1 volume); 1942-1946 (1 volume); 1950-1952 (1 volume); 1952-1954 (1 volume); 1954-1956 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 30-Hines-Sylvia Larson-includes clerk's annual census report pages], 1946-1948 (1 volume); 1948-1950 (1 volume).

Records at the Burns-Hines School District No. 3 Administration Building, Accounts Payable Office (District No. 30 Hines Records):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 37-Alberson-Gertrude Laine], 1919-1927 (1 volume).

Records at the Burns-Hines School District No. 3 Administration Building, Business Manager's Office (District No. 30 Hines Records):
Hines Minutes [School Board-District No. 30-Hines], 1953-1969 (1 volume);
Minutes [School Board-District No. 30-Hines], 1938-1953 (1 volume).

Records at the Burns-Hines School District No. 3 Administration Building, Business Manager's Office (Miscellaneous Records):
BUHS Dist # 2 Minutes [Burns Union High School District No. 2-School Board], 1949-1966 (8 binders);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 30-Hines], 1929 (1 volume);
[Union High School District No. 2-Burns-Minutes], 1947-1949 (1 binder).

Records at the Harney Education Service District Library (District Clerk's Records):
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 1-Burns], 1890-1892 (1 volume); 1892-1894 (2 volumes); 1894-1896 (1 volume); 1896-1898 (1 volume); 1897-1898 (1 volume); 1898-1899 (1 volume); 1899-1900 (1 volume); 1900-1901 (1 volume); 1900-1902 (1 volume); 1908-1909 (1 volume); 1909-1910 (1 volume); 1910-1911 (1 volume); 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1923 (1 volume); 1929-1930 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 2-Harney], 1886-1894 (1 volume); 1898-1899 (1 volume); 1899-1900 (1 volume); 1900-1903 (1 volume); 1917-1922 (1 volume); 1927-1931 (1 volume); 1931-1938 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 6-Drewsey], 1902-1918 (1 volume); 1903-1907 (1 volume); 1908-1914 (1 volume); 1921-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1928 (1 volume); 1928-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1930 (1 volume); 1931-1935 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 13], 1889-1891 (1 volume); 1899-1900 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 14-Sunset Valley], 1926-1930 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 20-Catlow], 1921-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1929 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 24-Foley], 1908-1912 (1 volume); 1912-1916 (1 volume); 1913-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1923 (1 volume); 1926-1929 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 48-Blitzen], 1912-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1918 (1 volume); 1919-1921 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 50-Saddle Butte], 1913-1916 (1 volume); 1922-1924 (1 volume); 1924-1930 (1 volume); 1930-1933 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 51-Beckley], 1923-1928 (1 volume); 1926-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1932 (1 volume); 1930-1935 (1 volume); 1932-1933 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 54-South Catlow], 1920-1924 (1 volume).

Records at the Harney Education Service District Library (Oregon School Registers):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 2-Harney], 1897-1898 (1 volume); 1900-1901 (1 volume); 1903-1904 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 4-Crane], 1935-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 6-Drewsey], 1903-1911 (1 volume); 1911-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 9-Narrows], 1938-1940 (1 volume); 1940-1941 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 16-Venator/Frenchglen], 1917 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 20-Catlow], 1926-1927 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 21-Wolf Creek], 1942 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 23-Harney and 46-Crook], 1919-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 44-Kimball Flat], 1919-1922 (1 volume); 1931-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 47-Wickert], 1913-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 48-Blitzen], 1913-1917 (1 volume); 1915-1919 (1 volume); 1917-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 50-Saddle Butte], 1913-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 51-Beckley], 1932-1933 (1 volume); 1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 52-Ross], 1915-1917 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 57], 1916-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Harney Education Service District Library (Miscellaneous Records):
District Clerk's Annual Report [includes all Harney County school districts], 1916-1932 (1 volume); 1933-1942 (1 volume);
Harney County School Census Reports [includes all Harney County school districts], 1950-1956 (1 volume); 1957-1962 (1 volume).

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