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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman County Records Inventory

School District Records

1898-1995

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 Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Annual Reports Clerks High School [District], 1933-1942 (1 volume);
[Budget Estimate-includes county and school districts], 1923-1924 (1 volume);
Budgets [School], 1927-1964 (1.20 cu.ft.);
Census Records [District Clerk's Annual], 1907-1912 (.30 cu.ft.);
Clerk's Annual Reports, 1907-1961 (.40 cu.ft.);
District Clerks' Annual Reports [includes all districts], 1902-1921 (1 volume);
Final Record of Standings [Kent High School], 1927-1936 (1 volume);
Maps School Dist. & Road Dist. [District-includes other maps], 1926-1933 (ca.15 maps);
[Non-High School District Annual Reports], 1933-1947 (1 volume);
Non-High School District Annual Report [includes other reports], 1936-1956 (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-in oak cabinet-trifolded], 1904-1928 (6 cu.ft.);
Teachers Annual Reports [includes monthly and quarterly reports], 1927-1963 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
School District Budget Reports, 1944-1958 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Exhibit Case:
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 15-Gordon Ridge], ca.1900 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Archives Room 2:
All Districts Records Budgets [School], 1954-1957 (.05 cu.ft.);
Biglow Dist. #1 School Records Budget, 1953-1956 (.05 cu.ft.);
[District Clerk's Record Book-District No. 1-Biglow], 1932-1955 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 35], 1927-1929 (1 volume);
Emigrant Springs Dist. #4 School Records Budget, 1953-1956 (.05 cu.ft.);
Grass Valley Dist. #23 School Records Budget, 1943-1957 (.10 cu.ft.);
Kent Dist. #9 School Records Budget, 1943-1956 (.10 cu.ft.);
Moro Dist. #17 School Records Budget, 1942-1955 (.10 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 19-Monkland], 1926-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 24], 1902-1906 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 44-Rufus], 1912-1923 (1 volume);
Rufus Dist. #3 School Records Budget, 1942-1957 (.10 cu.ft.);
Rural School District [District Clerk's Record Book], 1948-1949 (.05 cu.ft.);
Sherman Union High School Dist. #1 School Records Budget, 1955-1956 (.05 cu.ft.);
Wasco Dist. #7 School Records Budget, 1942-1957 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Large Storage Room 3:
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 25-Liberty], 1913-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman Junior/Senior High School Office, Vault:
[High School Record-Student Record Cards-includes some cumulative record cards-title varies], ca.1918-present (4.50 cu.ft.);
[Oregon Elementary Cumulative Record Card], ca.1927-ca.1963 (1.20 cu.ft.);
[Student/Family Index Cards], 1907-1920 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman Elementary School, Records Storage Room:
Audit/Budget Reports [Sherman County Schools], 1924-1965 (2 cu.ft.);
Old Student Records [includes Eighth Grade Examination Cards, Cumulative Record Cards, Complete School Record Cards, and related records], ca.1910-ca.1935 (2 cu.ft.);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco Grade School], 1947-1965 (.50 cu.ft.);
Rufus Grade School Board Minutes, 1949-1967 (.15 cu.ft.);
Rufus Grade School [Elementary School Cumulative Record-District No. 3-Rufus], ca.1930-ca.1960 (4 cu.ft.);
Rufus Grade School Registers [District No. 3-Rufus], 1963-1966 (3 volumes);
Rufus Grade School Registers [Oregon School Register and Record Book-District No. 3-Rufus], 1925-1963 (.80 cu.ft.);
Rufus Grade School Student Records [Elementary School Permanent Record Cards-District No. 3-Rufus], ca.1955-ca.1995 (2 cu.ft.);
School Census [Records-Sherman County], 1935-1965 (1 cu.ft.);
Sherman High School Budget Documents [and Notices], 1952-1958 (1 volume);
Wasco Grade School Board Minutes, 1938-1966 (.60 cu.ft.).

Records at the Sherman Elementary School, Records Storage Room (Wasco Grade School Registers Box):
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco], 1906-1907 (1 volume); 1907-1908 (1 volume); 1908-1909 (1 volume); 1909-1910 (1 volume); 1911-1912 (1 volume); 1912-1913 (1 volume); 1913-1914 (1 volume); 1914-1915 (1 volume); 1915-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1917 (1 volume); 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1918-1919 (1 volume); 1919-1923 (1 volume); 1938-1939 (1 volume); 1940-1942 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 1 to 2], 1909-1910 (1 volume); 1913-1914 (1 volume); 1930-1936 (1 volume); 1936-1937 (1 volume); 1937-1938 (1 volume); 1939-1940 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 1 to 2 Boys], 1924-1925 (1 volume); 1925-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1928 (1 volume); 1929-1930 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 1 to 2 Girls], 1924-1925 (1 volume); 1925-1926 (1 volume); 1926-1927 (1 volume); 1927-1928 (1 volume); 1928-1929 (1 volume); 1929-1930 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grade 3], 1919-1922 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 3 to 4], 1913-1916 (1 volume); 1919-1923 (1 volume); 1930-1936 (1 volume); 1936-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 4 to 6], 1919-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 5 to 6], 1913-1916 (1 volume); 1916-1917 (1 volume); 1930-1936 (1 volume); 1936-1937 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 6 to 7], 1919-1923 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 7 to 8], 1918-1919 (1 volume); 1921-1925 (1 volume); 1930-1936 (1 volume); 1932-1933 (1 volume); 1936-1937 (1 volume); 1939-1940 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grades 11 to 12], 1937-1938 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Grade School], 1945-1946 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-High School], 1917-1918 (1 volume); 1919-1922 (1 volume); 1922-1924 (1 volume); 1930-1931 (1 volume);
Oregon School Register and Record Book [District No. 7-Wasco-Science], 1931-1932 (1 volume);
School Board Meeting Minutes [District No. 7-Wasco], 1907-1928 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman Elementary School, Records Storage Room (Historical Documents Box):
Clerk's Annual Census Report [District No. 7], 1941-1964 (.10 cu.ft.);
Complete Record for Grades and High [School-Sherman County], 1930-1934 (.20 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Annual Report [District No. 7], 1927-1928, 1932-1933 (.10 cu.ft.);
District Clerk's Book of Records [District No. 31], 1898-1903 (1 volume);
District Clerk's Record Book [District No. 31], 1923-1928 (1 volume);
Handy Class Record [includes class and student information], 1930-1931 (1 volume);
Journal [School District No. 7-Wasco-includes mostly financial information], 1902-1927 (1 volume);
Rural School District [Records-includes school board minutes and budgets], 1955-1959 (1 volume);
The Teacher's Improved Class Book [Teacher Maggie Tripplitt-Grade 7], n.d. (1 volume).

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