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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

School District Records

1856-1989

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 at 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 (Marion County Records):
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 36], 1913-1931 (4 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 38], 1895-1932, 1949-1950 (11 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 48], 1893-1941, 1945-1951 (16 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 74], 1889-1918 (12 volumes);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 86], 1898-1901 (1 volume);
School District Records [District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 96], 1881-1889, 1891, 1893-1909, 1911-1952 (19 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 38], 1882-1885, 1889-1890, 1900-1902, 1906-1925, 1930-1950 (17 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 48], 1889-1908, 1911-1925, 1925-1942 (21 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 74], 1891-1901 (9 volumes);
School District Records [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 102], 1884-1891 (1 volume);
School District Records [Teachers Reports-District No. 48], 1879-1890 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Oregon State Archives (Education Service District Records):
District Clerk's Annual Reports, 1856, 1870-1883, 1897, 1912-1913 (.25 cu.ft.); 1902-1919, 1930-1956 (3 volumes);
District Clerk's Book [District No. 83], 1874-1887 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 76], 1920-1929 (4 volumes);
District School Census, 1906-1907, 1914-1932, 1951-1963 (9 volumes);
District Teacher Contract Register, 1903-1908 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 26], 1944-1945 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 37], 1905-1917, 1921-1927, 1932-1933 (5 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 76], 1912-1951 (10 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 90], 1926-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District Clerk's Record Book-No. 76], 1936-1947 (1 volume);
School District Records [Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 96], 1933-1938 (.05 cu.ft.);
Teacher Registration Ledger, ca.1884-1915 (1 volume);
Teacher's Planning Book-Liberty School Attendance, Deportment, and Scholarship Register], 1882-1884 (1 volume).

Records at the Willamette Heritage Center Library and Archives (District 71-Liberty School Records):
[Budgets-District No. 71-Liberty School-accession no. 2002.020.0144], 1934-1941 (.05 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 71-Liberty School-accession no. 2002.020.0144], 1895-1898 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1929-1932 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-accession no. 2002.020.0144], 1897-1899 (1 volume); 1900-1901 (1 volume); 1901-1902 (1 volume); 1902-1903 (1 volume); 1903-1904 (1 volume); 1904-1905 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume); 1926-1927 (1 volume); 1928-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Advanced Room-Hoag and Lehman-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1925-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Arnold and Webb-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1915-1921 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Arthur Myers-Teacher-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1931-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Bloom, Fowle, et. al-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1915-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Florence Berndt-Teacher-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1934-1939 (1 volume); 1942-1945 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Grades 8 and 9-Arnold and Hoag-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1921-1924 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Higgins, Robbins, and Hull-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1915-1919 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Hoag and Rees-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1923-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Hubbard, Van Santen, and Berndt-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1928-1934 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Ingham, Hummel, and Shogren-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1929-1936 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Cleveland, Hollister et.al-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1909-1914 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Jessie King Raines-Teacher-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1926-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Kladek and Jones-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1936-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Intermediate Room-Walton and Logan-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1921-1926 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Marguerite Gilles-Teacher-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1942-1943 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Moore and Cone-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1922-1928 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Primary Room-Cleveland, Zosel, et. al-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1909-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Pruitt, Smith, and Gibbs-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1933-1939 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Rees, Kirk, and Hummel-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1929-1933 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Smith, Roberts, and Carson-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0140], 1909-1915 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Vern Davis-Teacher-accession no. 2002.020.0130], 1937-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 71-Liberty School-Watt, Wilson, Rutschman-Teachers-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1941-1943 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Willamette Heritage Center Library and Archives (Other School District Records):
Census [School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0136], 1900-1904 (10 volumes); 1934-1936 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0150], 1945 (1 volume); 1947 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume); 1960 (1 volume); 1962 (1 volume); 1965 (1 volume);
[Clerk's Annual Census Report-District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0151], 1923 (1 volume); 1924 (1 volume); 1925 (1 volume); 1926 (1 volume); 1927 (1 volume); 1928 (1 volume); 1928 (1 volume); 1932 (1 volume); 1955 (1 volume); 1956 (1 volume); 1958 (1 volume);
Enrollment Data [Statistical-School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0120], 1913-1989 (.10 cu.ft.);
Minutes [Board of Directors-School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0128], 1858-1890 (1 volume); 1890-1895 (1 volume); 1895-1903 (1 volume);
Minutes Board [School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0126], 1920-1926 (1 volume); 1951-1955 (1 volume); 1955-1957 (1 volume); 1965-1967 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 22-Pringle-accession no. 2002.020.0139], 1924-1929 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 27-Looney-accession no. 1987.019], 1911-1932 (3 volumes);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 29-Rocky Point-accession no. 2009.093.0001], 1925-1931 (1 volume);
School Census [Records-District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0120], 1900-1904 (10 volumes); 1926 (1 volume); 1932 (1 volume); 1958 (1 volume);
[School Census Records-District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0151], 1907 (1 volume); 1908 (1 volume); 1909 (1 volume); 1910 (1 volume);
School Minutes [Records-Board of Directors-School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0137], 1910-1915 (1 volume);
School Minutes [Records-Board of Directors-School District No. 24-Salem-accession no. 2002.020.0138], 1903-1910 (1 volume).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 2207B [School Census/Attendance Record-Salem District], 1871 (1 volume).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
[Record Book-Oregon Territorial School District 47], 1856-1860 (1 volume).

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