Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
Superintendent of Schools Records
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 Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
[Boundary Board District-Minutes and Records], 1929-1938 (.05 cu.ft.);
Co. School Office [School Superintendent Records-includes consolidation records, reports, contracts, examination records], ca.1927-1965 (2 cu.ft.);
County Sup't Journal [School Superintendent-includes mostly financial information], vol. A, 1889-1935 (1 volume);
[County Unit-School Consolidation Records], ca.1930-1949 (.25 cu.ft.);
Minutes Non-High School Board [includes related records], 1933-1956 (1 volume);
Record of School District Boundaries, vol. 2, 1928-1952 (1 volume);
Record of School Districts [Boundaries], vol. A, 1888-1924 (1 volume);
Record of Superintendents Annual Report, vol. 1, 1922-1930 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [Teachers'], vol. 1, 1900-1923 (1 volume);
Reorganization [School District Consolidation Records], 1957-1961 (.20 cu.ft.);
School Superintendents Record of Annual Reports, 1930-1956 (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.);
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1910-1944 (16 volumes).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1929-1951 (6 volumes).
Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum:
[Township and Range Land Ownership Plats-includes school and road district boundaries], 1916 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman Junior/Senior High School Office, Vault:
[Sherman County School Superintendent-Teacher Register Cards], ca.1915-ca.1962 (.40 cu.ft.).
Records at the Sherman Elementary School, Records Storage Room:
Boundary [Board Minutes-Sherman County], 1928-1977 (.10 cu.ft.);
Eighth Grade Graduates [Listings], ca.1913-1968 (.05 cu.ft.);
Old School Directories [Sherman County-with gaps], 1927-1965 (.10 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.).
Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1504 Public School System [Sherman County School Directory], 1958-1959 (1 volume).