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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

School District Records

1856-1989

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 last at 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 Oregon State Archives, Marion County Records:
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 36], 1913-1931 (4 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 38], 1895-1932, 1949-1950 (11 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 48], 1893-1941, 1945-1951 (16 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 74], 1889-1918 (12 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 86], 1898-1901 (1 volume);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 96], 1881-1889, 1891, 1893-1909, 1911-1952 (19 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 38], 1882-1885, 1889-1890, 1900-1902, 1906-1925, 1930-1950 (17 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 48], 1889-1908, 1911-1925, 1925-1942 (21 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 74], 1891-1901 (9 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 102], 1884-1891 (1 volume);
School District Records [Teachers Reports-District No. 48], 1879-1890 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon State Archives, Educational Service District Records:
District Clerk's Annual Reports, 1856, 1870-1883, 1897, 1912-1913 (.25 cu.ft.); 1902-1919, 1930-1956 (3 volumes);
District Clerk's Book [District No. 83], 1874-1887 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 76], 1920-1929 (4 volumes);
District School Census, 1906-1907, 1914-1932, 1951-1963 (9 volumes);
District Teacher Contract Register, 1903-1908 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 26], 1944-1945 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 37], 1905-1917, 1921-1927, 1932-1933 (5 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 76], 1912-1951 (10 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 90], 1926-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District Clerk's Record Book-No. 76], 1936-1947 (1 volume);
School District Records [Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 96], 1933-1938 (.05 cu.ft.);
Teacher Registration Ledger, ca.1884-1915 (1 volume);
Teacher's Planning Book-Liberty School Attendance, Deportment, and Scholarship Register], 1882-1884 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Historical Society Museum (District 71-Liberty School Records):
[Budgets-District No. 71-Liberty School], 1934-1941 (.05 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 71-Liberty School], 1895-1898 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School], 1897-1899 (1 volume); 1900-1901 (1 volume); 1901-1902 (1 volume); 1902 (1 volume); 1903-1904 (1 volume); 1904-1905 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume); 1926 (1 volume); 1928 (1 volume); 1929-1932 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Advanced Room-Hoag and Lehman-Teachers], 1925-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Arnold and Webb-Teachers], 1915-1921 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Arthur Myers-Teacher], 1931-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Bloom, Fowle, et. al-Teachers], 1915-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Florence Berndt-Teacher], 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1942-1945 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Grades 8 and 9-Arnold and Hoag-Teachers], 1921-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Higgins, Robbins, and Hull-Teachers], 1915-1919 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Hoag and Rees-Teachers], 1922-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Hubbard, Van Santen, and Berndt-Teachers], 1928-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Ingham, Hummel, and Shogren-Teachers], 1929-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Cleveland, Hollister et.al-Teachers], 1909-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Jessie King Raines-Teacher], 1926-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Kladek and Jones-Teachers], 1936-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Walton and Logan-Teachers], 1921-1926 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Marguerite Gilles-Teacher], 1942-1943 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Moore and Cone-Teachers], 1922-1928 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Primary Room-Cleveland, Zosel, et. al-Teachers], 1909-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Pruitt, Smith, and Gibbs-Teachers], 1933-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Rees, Kirk, and Hummel-Teachers], 1929-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Smith, Roberts, and Carson-Teachers], 1909-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Vern Davis-Teacher], 1937-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Watt, Wilson, Rutschman-Teachers], 1941-1943 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Marion County Historical Society Museum (Other School District Records):
Census [School District No. 24], 1900-1904 (10 volumes); 1934-1936 (.30 cu.ft.); 1958 (1 volume);
[Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 24-Salem], 1923 (1 volume); 1924 (1 volume); 1925 (1 volume); 1926 (1 volume); 1927 (1 volume); 1928 (1 volume); 1932 (1 volume); 1945 (1 volume); 1947 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume); 1955 (1 volume); 1956 (1 volume); 1958 (1 volume); 1960 (1 volume); 1962 (1 volume); 1965 (1 volume);
Enrollment Data [Statistical-School District No. 24], 1913-1989 (.10 cu.ft.);
Minutes [Board of Directors-School District No. 24], 1858-1890 (1 volume); 1880-1895 (1 volume); 1895-1903 (1 volume);
Minutes Board [School District No. 24], 1920-1926 (1 volume); 1951-1955 (1 volume); 1955-1957 (1 volume); 1965-1967 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 27], 1911-1932 (3 volumes);
School Census [District No. 24], 1926 (1 volume); 1932 (1 volume);
[School Census Records-District No. 24-Salem], 1907 (1 volume); 1908 (1 volume); 1909 (1 volume); 1910 (1 volume);
School Minutes [Records-Board of Directors-School District No. 24], 1903-1910 (1 volume); 1910-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 2207B [School Census/Attendance Record-Salem District], 1871 (1 volume).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
[Record Book-Oregon Territorial School District 47], 1856-1860 (1 volume).

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