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Jefferson County school records

Jefferson County school records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jefferson County school records
Creator: Jefferson County (Ga.). Board of Education
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1881
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms219
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jefferson County, in east central Georgia southwest of Augusta, was established in 1796 on land formerly a part of Burke and Warren counties. It was named after U.S. president Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and the first U.S. secretary of state.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three boxes of Jefferson County school records including, annual reports, teacher's reports, correspondence, teachers' contracts, school roll registers, vouchers, and teachers' licenses.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jefferson County school records, ms219, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Processing Information

Very little re-arranging has been done to these papers. They have been counted and mended, and placed in acid-free folders, and the correspondence has been put in chronological order. Otherwise, they remain in essentially the same categories as when they were deposited.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 May 7.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Annual reports.
Educational vouchers -- Georgia -- Jefferson County.
Jefferson County (Ga.). Board of Education
Registers (lists)
School reports -- Georgia -- Jefferson County.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Annual Reports, Academics, High Schools and Private Schools, 1871-1874
12Consolidated Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1874 1875 1879
13County School Commissioners' Commissions, 1871-1875
14Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1871-1872
15Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1873-1877
16Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1878-1881 & no date
17Teachers' Account (Salary), 1876 1879 1880
18Trustees Return of Enumeration (White and Colored), 1870-71
19Printed Material
110Printed Material
21Teachers' Contracts, 1871
22Teachers' Contracts, 1873
23Teachers' Contracts, 1874
24Teachers' Contracts, 1875
25Teachers' Contracts, 1876
26Teachers' Contracts, 1877
27Teachers' Contracts, 1878
28Teachers' Contracts, 1879-1880
31School Roll Register, 1878
32School Roll Register, 1879 1880
33School Tax Act, 1877
34Teachers' Licenses, 1876-1880
35Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1873
36Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1874
37Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1876
38Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1877
39Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1878
310Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1879
311Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1880
312Vouchers, 1871
313Vouchers, 1873
314Vouchers, 1874
315Vouchers, 1875
316Vouchers, 1876
317Vouchers, 1877
318Vouchers, 1878
319Vouchers, 1879
320Vouchers, 1880