Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Multnomah 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.

Contact the Portland Public Schools, Records Management Department for information about accessing historic school and student records.

Records at the Multnomah County Central Library:
Report of County School Superintendent, 1876 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 9 Eliot, Thomas Papers [includes school superintendent school inspection register], 1874 (1 volume).


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