Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Jackson 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.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
[School District Boundary Book], 1851-1887 (1 reel of microfilm).
Records at the Southern Oregon Education Service District Administration Building, Safe Room:
Boundary Board Minutes [School District], 1908-1956 (1 reel of microfilm);
Enrollment Cards [Jackson County Schools], 1895-1942 (14 reels of microfilm); ca.1942-ca.1965 (13 reels of microfilm);
Jackson Co. Census [Records Jackson County Schools], 1892-1970 (17 reels of microfilm);
Teachers Annual Reports, ca. 1908-ca.1968 (6 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
Primary Certificates to Teachers [MS 929], 1891-1910 (1 volume);
Record of Fees Collected by County School Superintendent, [MS 930] 1908-1933 (1 volume);
Record of School District Boundaries [MS 932], 1892-1932 (3 volumes);
Record of School Fund Apportionments [MS 927], vol. 1-2, 1907-1949 (2 volumes);
[Record of Superintendent for Common Schools-includes school district boundary information], 1854-1887 (1 reel of microfilm);
Record of Superintendent for Common Schools [includes school district boundary information], 1854-1887 (1 volume);
Register of School Officers, vol. 1, ca.1903-1909 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Certificates [MS 928], 1892-1909 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [MS 916], vol. 1-2, 1899-1917 (2 volumes);
Register of Uniform Eighth Grade Examinations [MS 912], 1908-1914 (1 volume);
Superintendent's Annual Report [MS 925], 1908-1914 (1 volume);
Supervisory Outlines [School Superintendent Guide to Teachers-location M34E, Box 1], 1919-ca.1932 (1 volume).
Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School System [School Building Specifications], 1907 (.05 cu.ft.).
Records at the Jackson County Library, Medford Branch:
Jackson County School District Census [Abstract-Rogue Valley Genealogical Society], 1893 (1 volume).