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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Washington County Records Inventory

School District Records

1852-1964

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 at 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 Washington County Museum, Research Library and Archives:
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 14-Roy], 1905-1910 (1 volume); 1918-1920 (1 volume); 1921-1928 (1 volume); 1930-1937 (1 volume);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [Butler School Record Book], 1868-1891 (1 volume);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 52 Iowa Hill], 1889-1891 (1 volume);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 2], 1922-1925 (1 volume);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 52 Iowa Hill], 1907-1910 (1 volume); 1910-1915 (1 volume); 1936-1938 (1 volume);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [Hillsboro High School-Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 7], 1890-1891 (5 volumes);
MSS 7 Washington County Schools [Miscellaneous District Clerk and Teacher Reports], 1852-1881 (.20 cu.ft.);
MSS 227 [Gills School Register-District No. 3 Johnson School], 1921 (1 volume);
MSS 375 [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 9], 1921-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1929 (1 volume);
MSS 565 [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 63], 1889-1890 (1 volume); 1891-1892 (1 volume); 1898-1899 (1 volume); 1900-1902 (1 volume);
MSS 565 [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 63], 1889-1901 (1 volume);
MSS 567 Manuscripts Oversized [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 81], 1900-1902 (1 volume); 1902-1905 (1 volume); 1906-1909 (1 volume); 1930-1936 (1 volume);
MSS 567 [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 81], 1893-1894 (1 volume); 1895-1897 (1 volume); 1897-1898 (1 volume); 1898-1900 (1 volume);
MSS 568 [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 81], 1890-1894 (1 volume);
MSS 568 [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 81], 1894-1898 (1 volume); 1898-1900 (1 volume); 1907-1912 (1 volume);
MSS 583 [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 45], 1896-1897 (1 volume);
MSS 583 [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 45], 1886-1889 (1 volume); 1890-1892 (1 volume); 1894-1896 (1 volume); 1896-1897 (1 volume); 1898-1900 (1 volume); 1900 (1 volume); 1900-1902 (1 volume); 1903-1914 (1 volume); 1907-1912 (1 volume); 1914-1917 (1 volume); 1923-1930 (1 volume);
MSS 843 [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 8-Leisyville], 1889-1890 (1 volume); 1890-1892 (1 volume); 1892-1898 (1 volume); 1899-1902 (1 volume);
MSS 843 [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 8-Leisyville], 1898-1899 (1 volume); 1902-1906 (1 volume); 1922-1928 (1 volume); 1930-1932 (1 volume);
MSS 843 [Gill's School Register-District No. 8-Leisyville], 1885-1886 (1 volume); 1888 (1 volume); 1889 (1 volume);
MSS 843 [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 8-Leisyville], 1898-1899 (1 volume);
MSS 869 [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 58], 1901-1904 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 14-McCormick and Miller-teachers], 1925-1935 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 31], 1910-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 33], 1921-1926 (1 volume).

Records at the Northwest Regional Education Service District Office, Vault:
Clerk's Annual Reports [various school districts], 1933 (1 volume); 1934 (1 volume); 1935 (1 volume); 1936 (1 volume); 1937 (1 volume); 1938 (1 volume); 1939 (1 volume); 1940 (1 volume); 1941 (1 volume); 1942 (1 volume; 1943 (3 volumes); 1944 (2 volumes); 1945 (1 volume); 1946 (3 volumes); 1947 (1 volume); 1947-1948 (1 volume); 1949 (1 volume); 1950 (1 volume); 1951 (1 volume); 1952 (1 volume); 1953-1954 (3 volumes); 1954-1955 (1 volume); 1956 (1 volume); 1960-1961 (1 volume);
Dist. Annual Financial Report [School District-various], 1957 (2 volumes); 1957-1958 (2 volumes); 1959-1960 (1 volume);
[School District Annual Financial Report-various districts], 1959 (2 volumes); 1960 (1 volume); 1961-1964 (4 volumes).

Records at the Northwest Regional Education Service District Office, Vault Microfiche:
District Clerk's Annual Reports, 1920-1929 (9 sheets of microfiche);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 45], 1896-1897 (3 sheets of microfiche);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 45], 1889-1890 (4 sheets of microfiche); 1896-1897 (2 sheets of microfiche);
Record of District Clerk's Annual Reports, 1909-1921 (15 sheets of microfiche).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School Systems [District Clerk's Book of Records-District No. 23 Jt.-Multnomah and Washington Counties], 1890-1891 (1 volume); 1899-1900 (1 volume);
Mss. 1504 Public School Systems [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 23 Jt.-Multnomah and Washington Counties], 1891-1892 (1 volume).

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