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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

School District Records

1896-1973

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.

Register and record books listed in the Spray School District include the name of the first teacher listed in a particular book. Subsequent teachers may have been listed in each book.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 6], 1928-1930 (1 volume);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 9], 1907-1928 (4 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 29], 1926-1929 (1 volume);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 50], 1896-1906 (4 volumes);
School District Records [High School Report of District Clerk], 1923-1928 (.10 cu.ft.);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 9], 1904-1939 (7 volumes);
School District Records [School District Clerk's Reports], 1903-1926 (.50 cu.ft.);
School District Records [Teacher's Annual Reports], 1905-1914, 1929-1932 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Fossil Grade School, Store Room:
Old [Miscellaneous Registers, Censuses, Reports, Etc.], ca.1953-ca.1965 (.75 cu.ft.);
Old Registers Kinzua [includes registers and censuses for Kinzua District No. 4 and Fossil District No. 21], ca.1960-1973 (.50 cu.ft.);
Old School Registers [Annual Report of a Standard High School-Spray], 1930-1958 (1 volume);
Old School Registers [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 29, 1929-1933 (1 volume);
Old School Registers [Oregon School Register and Record Book-Kinzua], 1934-1948 (.40 cu.ft.);
Old School Registers [Oregon School Register and Record Book-Wheeler High School], 1921-1929, 1947-1948 (2 volumes);
[Oregon Elementary Pupil Cumulative Record-cards], ca.1930-ca.1948 (.60 cu.ft.);
School Registers Old [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 29], 1914-1927 (2 volumes);
School Registers Old [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 2], 1942-1943 (1 volume);
School Registers Old [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 12], 1924-1939 (2 volumes);
School Registers Old [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 21], 1938-1939 (2 volumes);
School Registers Old [Oregon School Register and Record Book-Kinzua District No. 4], 1932-1963 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Fossil School District Office:
Letters [District School Board Meeting Minutes], 1949-1961 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wheeler High School, School Vault:
[High School Record-Wheeler County High School], ca.1941-ca.1960 (2 volumes);
Record of Students [Wheeler County High School], n.d.-ca.1940 (1 volume).

Records at the Fossil Museum:
Record [School District No. 21 Minutes], 1903-1920 (1 volume).

Records at the Spray School District Records Storage Building:
[District Clerk's Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray], 1947-1966 (.50 cu.ft.);
[High School Record-School District No. 1-Spray], 1961-1974 (1 volume);
[Oregon Elementary Cumulative Record Card-Oregon School Health Record Card-School District No. 1-Spray], ca.1937-1954 (.40 cu.ft.);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray], 1954-1960 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Aleatha Scobie], 1954-1955 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Beulah Bell], 1937-1938 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-B.L. Murphy], 1918-1923 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-E.A. Tucker, 1939-1949 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Elementary School-Ramona Davidson], 1948-1949 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Emily Crawford], 1946-1947 (1 volume); 1947-1948 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-E.S. McCormick], 1937-1939 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Helen Upham], 1931-1937 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Herbert Ekstrom], 1958-ca.1960 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-High School], 1944-1952 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-High School-S. David Prin], 1927-1929 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Horace Cooke], 1929-1931 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-J.H. Dickinson], 1922-1926 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Joe Steward], 1937-1939 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Lois Toedter], 1950-1959 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Lola Smith], 1922-1926 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Louis Knori], 1958-1963 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Minnie Fitzgerald], 1944-1945 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Nellie Raines], 1926-1930 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-T.E. Crocker], 1931-1937 (1 volume);
[Oregon School Register and Record Book-School District No. 1-Spray-Verna Lawson], 1918-1936 (1 volume).

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