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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Polk County Records Inventory

School District Records

1854-1968

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 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, Polk County Records:
School and Road District Meeting Records, 1925-1942 (.90 cu.ft.);
School and Road District Plat Books, n.d. (8 volumes);
School District No. 9 Records [Record Book and Attendance Register], 1854-1861 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon State Archives, Polk County Education Service District Records:
Census District No. 61 [Mountain View School District], 1901-1904 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Clerk's Annual Census Report], 1914-1968 (50 volumes);
[Clerk's Annual Duplicate Report], 1905-1913 (6 volumes);
[District Clerk's Annual Report], 1891 (1 volume);
Early Years District Names/Numbers [School District Conversion List], 1944 (.05 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 2-Dallas], 1892-1894 (1 volume); 1894-1895 (2 volumes); 1895-1896 (1 volume); 1896-1897 (4 volumes); 1897-1898 (4 volumes); 1898-1899 (2 volumes); 1900 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 13-Monmouth], 1893-1895 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 41-North Dallas], 1900-1906 (2 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 51-Oakdale], 1902-1908 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 63-Hopville], 1923-1927 (1 volume); 1928-1933 (2 volumes); 1933-1939 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Hattie Williams-teacher], 1892-1896 (3 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Loretta Smith-teacher], 1895-1896 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [no district noted], 1897-1900 (1 volume).

Records at the Polk County Public Works Department Complex, Building 12, Central Area Pallet:
School & City Levies [Notice Records-includes budget information], 1922-1925 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Dallas Public School District Administration Building, Records Room (School District 2 Registers, A-F):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Ada Farmer-teacher], 1922-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Addie Martin-teacher], 1921-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [A. Eskine-teacher], 1915-1916 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Alta Cerny-teacher], 1920-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Alta Savage-teacher], 1910-1911 (1 volume); 1911-1914 (1 volume); 1919-1921 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Annie Forrette-teacher], 1918-1921 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [B.A. Teats-teacher], 1910-1911 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [B.C. Bell-teacher], 1933-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Belle Elliot-teacher], 1907-1909 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Bessie Moore-teacher], 1923-1924 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book], ca.1930-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Carrie Evans-teacher], 1922-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Chloe Wood-teacher], 1913-1915 (1 volume); 1915-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [C.J. Everett-teacher], 1921-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [C. Rossiter-teacher], ca.1907 (1 volume); 1912-1915 (1 volume); 1913-1918 (1 volume); 1915-1916 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Dallas Junior High], 1939-1953 (1 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Dora Hayes-teacher], 1919-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Dorothy Page-teacher], 1935-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Eona Morrison-teacher], 1914-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Ester Aebi-teacher], 1937-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Ethel Seward-teacher], 1921-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Etta Phillips-teacher], 1910-1912 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Evangeline Hart-teacher], 1901-1905 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [F.H. Morrison-teacher], 1911 (1 volume); 1915-1916 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1921-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [First Grade], 1908 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Fourth Grade], 1907-1909 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Fran Curry-teacher], 1920-1922 (1 volume).

Records at the Dallas Public School District Administration Building, Records Room (School District 2 Registers, G-T):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Genevieve Coad-teacher], 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Hallie Hart-teacher], 1916-1919 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Helen Fletcher-teacher], 1921-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Helen Gale-teacher], 1915-1917 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [High School], 1913-1914 (1 volume); 1914-1915 (1 volume); 1915-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1917 (1 volume); 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1920-1921 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Jennie Smith-teacher], 1920-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Josephine Lutke-teacher], 1917-1919 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [June Reynolds-teacher], 1920-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Leo Petre-teacher], 1921-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Lora Chute-teacher], 1917-1918 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [L. Smith-teacher], 1920-1921 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Lucy Kopan-teacher], 1911-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Mabel Allen-teacher], 1918-1920 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Miriam Hart-teacher], 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Mr. Farrette-teacher], 1923-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Myrtle Hayes-teacher], 1921-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Page and LeFors-teachers], 1936-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Pearl Fegley-teacher], 1921-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Ritta Martin-teacher], ca.1913 (1 volume); 1923-1925 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Rose Bodayla-teacher], 1920-1921 (1 volume); 1920-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Seventh Grade], ca.1909 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [Vera Strayer-teacher], 1919-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [William Ridgeway-teacher], 1918-1919 (1 volume); 1919-1920 (1 volume);
Register [Oregon School Register and Record Book-Dallas Junior High], 1962-1963 (1 binder);
Third [Oregon School Register and Record Book-Dallas Elementary School-Third Grade], ca.1944-ca.1948 (1 binder).

Records at the Dallas Public School District Administration Building, Records Room (School District 2 Miscellaneous Records):
Census [Dallas School District 2C], 1950-1960 (1 volume);
Dallas High School Record of Grades and Credits of Dropped Students, ca.1915-ca.1920 (1 binder);
Dallas High School Record of Grades and Credits of Graduates, ca.1910-ca.1921 (1 binder);
Dallas Public School [Student Record], 1907-1908 (1 volume);
High School Credits [Record-Rickreall High School], ca.1927-ca.1942 (1 binder);
School Census Polk County School District #2C, 1960-1965 (1 volume);
[Union High School District-Scholastic Record-leather cover-alphabetical], 1927-1949 (1 volume).

Records at the Dallas Public School District Administration Building, Records Room (School District 54 Records):
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 54-Guthrie], 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1923 (1 volume); 1924-1927 (1 volume); 1928-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 54-Guthrie], 1923-1930 (1 volume); 1930-1937 (1 volume); ca.1939-ca.1953 (.40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Polk County Historical Society Museum, Archives (District Clerk's Record Books):
Archives [Oakdale School District No. 51 Records-includes District Clerk's Record Books], ca.1927-ca.1960 (.30 cu.ft.);
Defendant School Dist. 58 [District Clerk's Record Book], 1950-1955 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 18-Polk Station], 1890-1900 (4 volumes); 1903-1906 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 34-Buell-PHS 044], 1892-1893 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 36-Popcorn], 1889-1891 (1 volume); 1892-1893 (1 volume); 1894-1898 (1 volume); 1899-1901 (1 volume); 1902-1905 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 2-Dallas], 1906-1911 (1 volume); 1911-1916 (1 volume); 1912-1914 (1 volume); 1915-1919 (1 volume); 1921-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1933 (1 volume); 1937-1950 (1 volume);
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 2-Dallas], 1950-1952 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 5-Pedee], 1933-1959 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 6-Red Prairie-PHS 046], 1903-1907 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 7], 1907-1909 (1 volume); 1912-1916 (1 volume); 1917-1921 (1 volume); 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1923-1926 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume); 1930-1933 (1 volume); 1937-1949 (1 volume); 1950-1954 (1 volume); 1956-1957 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 15-Orchards], 1922-1923 (1 volume); 1922-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1932 (1 volume);
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 16-Airlie-photocopy], 1905-1909 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 30], 1947-1950 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 36-Popcorn], 1908-1912 (1 volume); 1913-1916 (1 volume); 1915-1920 (1 volume); 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1933 (1 volume);
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 58-Pioneer], 1950-1954 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 60], 1906-1910 (1 volume); 1913-1918 (1 volume); 1919-1922 (1 volume); 1930-1933 (1 volume); 1950-1955 (1 volume);
Oakdale [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 51], 1952-1959 (1 volume);
Orchard View [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 3], 1955-1959 (1 volume);
School District #56 [District Clerk's Record Book], 1946-1951 (1 volume); 1946-1952 (1 volume).

Records at the Polk County Historical Society Museum, Archives (Oregon School Register and Record Books):
Archives [Oakdale School District No. 51 Records-includes Oregon School Register and Record Books], ca.1927-ca.1960 (.30 cu.ft.);
Archives [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 3-Orchard View], 1945-1954 (2 volumes); 1955-1959 (1 volume);
Orchard View [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 3], ca.1957-1960 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 2-Dallas], 1919-1939 (4 volumes);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 3-Orchard View], 1946-1954 (2 volumes); 1955-1959 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 5-Pedee], 1951-1960 (.25 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7], 1918-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1929 (1 volume); 1930-1934 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 15-Orchards], 1914-1920 (1 volume); 1920-1925 (1 volume); 1928-1934 (1 volume); 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1943-1950 (1 volume); 1944-1949 (1 volume); 1950-1960 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 18-Polk Station], 1890-1893 (1 volume); 1897-1900 (2 volumes); 1925-1934 (1 volume); 1944-1949 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 24], 1936-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 30], 1905-1906 (1 volume); 1909-1913 (1 volume); 1914-1917 (1 volume); 1918-1926 (1 volume); 1921-1924 (1 volume); 1923-1927 (1 volume); 1932-1939 (1 volume); 1941-1946 (1 volume); 1949-1951 (1 volume); 1951-1953 (1 volume); 1953-1954 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 36-Popcorn], 1905-1910 (1 volume); 1911-1916 (1 volume); 1917-1923 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume); 1924-1929 (1 volume); 1931-1938 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 37-Harmony], 1891-1894 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 46-McTimmonds Valley-PHS 031], 1909-1916 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 51-Oakdale], 1920-1928 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 60], 1922-1928 (1 volume); 1929-1938 (1 volume); ca.1940-ca.1956 (.25 cu.ft.); 1949-1954 (1 volume).

Records at the Polk County Historical Society Museum, Archives (Other Records):
Archives [Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 2], 1929-ca.1960 (.30 cu.ft.);
Archives District #41 North Dallas [District Clerk's Annual Report], 1934-1944 (1 volume);
Archives [District Clerk's Annual Report-District No. 3-Orchard View], 1947-1950 (.10 cu.ft.); 1952-1957 (1 volume);
[Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 2-Dallas], 1929-1958 (1 volume);
Dist. 18 [District Clerk's Annual Report-District No. 18], 1933-1941 (.10 cu.ft.);
Falls City School Dist. #57 Record Book [charred by fire], 1884-1914 (1 volume);
North Dallas [District Clerk's Annual Report-District No. 41], 1933-1940 (1 volume);
Oakhurst #60 [School District Budget-District No. 60], 1958-1960 (.05 cu.ft.);
Orchards Dist. #15 [School District Records-includes some budgets and reports-mostly financial], ca.1949-ca.1957 (.75 cu.ft.);
[Pedee School District Records-District No. 5-includes mostly financial records], ca.1953-ca.1959 (2 cu.ft.);
[Record Book-School District No. 2], 1898-1907 (1 volume);
Rickreall Dist. #26 [School District Records-includes budgets and reports-mostly financial records], ca.1955-ca.1961 (1 cu.ft.);
[School District No. 54 Records-includes teachers reports], ca.1949-ca.1959 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School System [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 34-Buell], 1890-1893 (1 volume);
Mss. 2955 Liberty School [School Board Papers-District No. 56-includes teachers' contracts and reports], 1889-1895 (.05 cu.ft.);
Mss. 2955 Liberty School [Tracy's School Record-Liberty School Register-District No. 56], 1885-1886 (1 volume).

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