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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

School District Records

1859-1933

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.

Records at the Josephine County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Old Old Records [Miscellaneous Records-includes certificate of tax sale, teacher's report, road supervisor's report, justice court docket sheets, circuit court papers, and various other documents], ca.1859-ca.1913 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Josephine County Historical Society Library:
Clerk's Annual Census Report, 1902, 1904 (.10 cu.ft.);
Clerk's Annual Census Report District No. 1 [Selma], 1926-1930 (.10 cu.ft.);
Josephine County Documents [Clerk's Annual Census Report District No. 28], 1892 (.05 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book, 1901-1903 (.10 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book District No. 1 [Selma], 1914-1923 (.20 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book District No. 14, 1921-1933 (.40 cu.ft.);
Teacher's Annual Report, 1916-1929 (.70 cu.ft.);
Teacher's Report of Public School, 1891 (.05 cu.ft.).

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