Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane 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.

The Lane Education Service District Web site includes PDF images of numerous historic school district and superintendent of schools records such as eighth grade examination records, annual reports, registers of teachers, district reorganization records, district boundary records, school board minutes, school census records, and more.

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Lane County District Division [Boundary Record-with index-location: c5.s62], 1866-1890 (1 volume);
Physiology and Geography Grades [Countywide-location: c5.s62], 1916-1917 (1 volume);
Record [School Book Orders-location: c5.s62], 1907-1911 (1 volume);
Superintendent of Schools 8th Grade Examinations [also includes other superintendent records-location: c5.s62], 1901-1904 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane Education Service District Administration Building, Vault:
[Annual Report of Lane County-School Superintendent-includes enrollment and related information], 1929-1951 (1 volume); 1952-1970 (1 volume);
Boundary Board Business Book [School District-includes minutes and legal descriptions], 1955-1994 (1 volume);
Boundary Records [School District Boundary Legal Descriptions], 1940-1968 (1 binder);
Dist. Boundary Board [School District-includes legal descriptions], 1933-1954 (1 volume);
Lane County Committee for the Reorganization of School Districts [Minutes], 1939-1962 (1 volume);
Minutes Bd. of Education [Board-Lane County-includes related records], 1963-1966 (1 volume);
Old Boundaries [School District-includes legal descriptions], 1917-ca.1956 (3 binders);
Old [School District Boundary Legal Descriptions], 1917-ca.1955 (2 binders);
Old School Dists [School District Boundary Legal Descriptions], 1917-1960 (1 binder);
Rural School Board Minute Book, 1947-1963 (1 volume);
School District Boundaries Legal Descriptions, n.d.-1974 (1 binder);
School District Boundaries Old [Record-includes legal descriptions], ca.1917-1965 (1 binder);
School Reorganization Comm. Records [Commission-includes reports, proposals, school directories, and related records], ca.1920-ca.1962 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane Education Service District Administration Building, Vault (Microfilm):
Census Etc. Certification Microfilm Records [Inactive Teachers-Register], 1946-1962 (4 reels of microfilm);
Census Etc. Certification Microfilm Records [Lane County Teacher Records], 1891-1947 (2 reels of microfilm);
Census Etc. Certification Microfilm Records [School Board Minutes-Boundary Record], 1909-1932 (1 reel of microfilm);
Census Etc. Certification Microfilm Records [School Boundaries-Record], vol. 1-2, 1909-1966 (1 reel of microfilm);
Census Etc. Certification Microfilm Records [School Boundary Minutes-Board Record], 1909-1932 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Lane Education Service District Administration Building, Warehouse Storage:
District Boundary Board [Record-includes minutes and legal descriptions], 1909-1932 (1 volume);
Eighth Grade Exams [Record], 1935 (1 binder);
Eighth Grade in Full [Examination Record], 1935 (1 binder);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, 1905-1918 (1 volume);
Record of School Districts [Boundary Plat Book-includes legal descriptions], 1889-1911 (1 volume);
Record of Teachers [Register-alphabetical], ca.1891-ca.1932 (1 volume); 1932-1941 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates & Diplomas [with index], vol. 1, 1905-1912 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [with index], 1904-1920 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers [with index], vol. 2, 1921-1942 (1 volume); 1941-1947 (1 volume);
School District 8th Grade Reports [Examination Record], 1928-1932 (1 binder);
School District Boundaries [Plat Book-includes legal descriptions], vol. 2, 1907-1915 (1 volume);
Superintendent's Record of Annual Reports, 1890-1901 (1 volume).


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