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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1880-1976

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.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
School District Boundary Board Petitions, 1901-1908 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Administration Building, Basement Records Storage Room 3:
Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon [modified to show school district boundaries], ca.1938 (1 volume);
Record of Apportionment of School Funds, 1905-1932 (1 volume);
Record Eighth Grade Exam, 1901-1905 (1 volume);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, vol. 1-2, 1911-1923 (2 volumes);
Record of Teachers Certificates, 1880-1882 (1 volume);
Record [Teacher's Examination Record], 1898-1911 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Administration Building, Basement Records Storage Room 3, Microfilm Cabinet:
[Boundary Board Linn County-Records-includes petitions, changes, and minutes], 1909-1964 (13 reels of microfilm);
[Sweet Home School Board Minutes-includes teaching certificates], 1956-n.d. (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Warehouse, Back Storage Room, File Cabinet:
Index of Teachers Employed in Linn County, 1933-1953 (1 volume);
Record of Eighth Grade Examinations, vol. 3-4, 1923-1938 (2 volumes);
Record of Eighth Grade Pupils [Linn County-also includes Benton County beginning in 1968], vol. 5-6, 1939-1976 (2 volumes);
Record of Teachers Under Contract, vol. 3-4, 1928-1973 (2 volumes);
Record of Teachers, vol. A, 1891-1940 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Under Contract [with index], vol. 1-2, 1900-1927 (2 volumes).

Records at the Linn County Historical Museum:
School Superintendent Record of Annual Reports, 1929-1955 (1 volume); 1955-1970 (1 volume).

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