Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman 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.
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
[Boundary Board District-Minutes and Records], 1929-1938 (.05 cu.ft.);
Co. School Office [School Superintendent Records-includes consolidation records, reports, contracts, examination records], ca.1927-1965 (2 cu.ft.);
County Sup't Journal [School Superintendent-includes mostly financial information], vol. A, 1889-1935 (1 volume);
[County Unit-School Consolidation Records], ca.1930-1949 (.25 cu.ft.);
Minutes Non-High School Board [includes related records], 1933-1956 (1 volume);
Record of School District Boundaries, vol. 2, 1928-1952 (1 volume);
Record of School Districts [Boundaries], vol. A, 1888-1924 (1 volume);
Record of Superintendents Annual Report, vol. 1, 1922-1930 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [Teachers'], vol. 1, 1900-1923 (1 volume);
Reorganization [School District Consolidation Records], 1957-1961 (.20 cu.ft.);
[School District Audit Reports-includes budget information], 1921-1922 (1 volume);
School Superintendents Record of Annual Reports, 1930-1956 (1 volume);
Sherman County [School Records-includes budgets, school superintendents' reports, eighth grade examination records, teachers' reports, boundary board proceedings, school census, and other documents-trifolded], 1904-1928 (6 cu.ft.);
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1910-1944 (16 volumes).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1929-1951 (6 volumes).
Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Exhibit Case:
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1916 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County School District Administration Building, School Superintendent's
[Boundary Board-Annexation and Consolidation Records], 1934-1948 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Boundary Board Minutes-includes related records], 1928-1977 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Eighth Grade Graduates-Listings], ca.1913-1968 (.05 cu.ft.);
[School Directory-Sherman County], 1927-1930 (2 volume); 1950-1965 (.10 cu.ft.).
Records at the Sherman Junior/Senior High School Office, Vault:
[Sherman County School Superintendent-Teacher Register Cards], ca.1915-ca.1962 (.40 cu.ft.).
Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School System [Sherman County School Directory], 1958-1959 (1 volume).