Jefferson County school records

Jefferson County school records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Jefferson County (Ga.). Board of Education.
Title: Jefferson County school records
Dates: 1870-1881
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms219

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

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

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.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Annual Reports, Academics, High Schools and Private Schools, 1871-1874
2Consolidated Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1874 1875 1879
3County School Commissioners' Commissions, 1871-1875
4Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1871-1872
5Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1873-1877
6Correspondence. State and County School Commissioners, 1878-1881 & no date
7Teachers' Account (Salary), 1876 1879 1880
8Trustees Return of Enumeration (White and Colored), 1870-71
9Printed Material
10Printed Material
21Teachers' Contracts, 1871
2Teachers' Contracts, 1873
3Teachers' Contracts, 1874
4Teachers' Contracts, 1875
5Teachers' Contracts, 1876
6Teachers' Contracts, 1877
7Teachers' Contracts, 1878
8Teachers' Contracts, 1879-1880
31School Roll Register, 1878
2School Roll Register, 1879 1880
3School Tax Act, 1877
4Teachers' Licenses, 1876-1880
5Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1873
6Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1874
7Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1876
8Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1877
9Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1878
10Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1879
11Teachers' Reports, Public Schools, 1880
12Vouchers, 1871
13Vouchers, 1873
14Vouchers, 1874
15Vouchers, 1875
16Vouchers, 1876
17Vouchers, 1877
18Vouchers, 1878
19Vouchers, 1879
20Vouchers, 1880