Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco 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 Oregon State Archives:
Record of School Lands Sold, 1872-1880 (1 reel of microfilm);
School Superintendent Reports, 1861-1894 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1888-1889 (3 volumes); 1912 (1 volume);
[Petitions for Changes of School District Boundaries], 1881-1910 (.40 cu.ft.);
Record School District Boundaries, 1879-1889 (1 volume);
Record [School Superintendent Record of Teachers' Certificates-includes additional information], 1880-1895 (1 volume);
School & Road District Plats, n.d. (1 volume);
School Sup't Wasco County [Superintendent's Record of School Lands Sold-includes additional information], 1872-1881 (1 volume);
Wasco County Library School District Plats, ca.1938 (1 volume).

Records at the Columbia Gorge Community College Campus, Building 2, Region 9 Education Service District Basement Storage:
Boundary Bd. Minutes [School District Boundary Board], 1915-1960 (1 volume);
County School Superintendent's Register and Record Book, 1913-1916 (4 volumes);
Record of Annual Reports [County School Superintendent's Annual Report], 1917-1929 (1 volume);
Record of School District Boundaries, 1916-1944 (1 volume);
Register of 8th Grade Final Examination [with index], vol. 1, 1904-1942 (1 volume);
Register of 8th Grade Final Examinations [with index], vol. 2, 1921-1933 (1 volume);
Register of State Certificates and Diplomas [with index], vol. 1, 1900-1929 (1 volume);
Register of Teachers Contracts and Certificates [with index], vol. 3, 1929-1959 (1 volume);
Registers of Teachers, 1959-1972 (1 volume);
School Superintendent's Record of Annual Reports, 1930-1968 (1 volume).


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