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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Superintendent of Schools Records

1899-1968

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 Fossil School District Office:
[Annual Reports, Election Notices, Teacher Bonds, and Teacher Certificates], 1927-1953 (.35 cu.ft.);
Census Reports [Annual Reports to School Superintendent], 1900-1932 (.35 cu.ft.);
[History of Wheeler County High School], 1950 (.05 cu.ft.);
Register of Teachers, vol. 1, 1899-1968 (1 volume);
School District Boundaries [includes minutes of school boundary board], vol. 1, 1899-1956 (1 volume);
School District Report of Audit, 1924-1926 (2 volumes);
Wheeler County Census Reports [Annual Report-to School Superintendent], 1900-1932 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Fossil Grade School, Store Room:
Register of Eighth Grade Examinations, 1921-1938 (1 volume).

Records at the Wheeler High School, School Vault:
Annual Reports [to School Superintendent], 1900-1950 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Fossil Museum:
School Superintendent's Record of Annual Reports, Etc., vol. 1, 1899-1917 (1 volume).

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