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School District Reports and Contracts

Creator: Smith County. Supt Of Public Instruction

Date: 1893-1907

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 191269

Space Required/Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet

Title (Main title): School District Reports and Contracts

Administrative History

Administrative History: Smith County, located in upper-central Kansas, was established in 1867. It was named in memory of Major J. Nelson Smith, 2nd Colorado Cavalry, killed in action at the Battle of the Little Blue, 21 Oct 1864.

Smith Center is the county seat. Townships include Banner, Beaver, Blaine, Cedar, Center, Cora, Crystal Plains, Dor, Garfield, German, Harlan, Harvey, Houston, Lane, Lincoln, Logan, Martin, Oak, Pawnee, Pleasant, Swan, Valley, Washington, Webster, and White Rock Township.

[Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas Counties -- Smith County, Kansas." http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/places/counties.php?county=SM (accessed 26 June 2009).]

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Documents from school district number 135, including 1897 teacher contract for C.E. Burtek, annual reports to the county superintendent for 1893 (Emma Putnam), 1895 (Ollie Paxton), 1896 (Ollie Paxton), and 1899 (Bessie Hardacre); teachers' term reports to the school district for 1892 (Emma Putnam), 1894-1895 (Ollie Paxton); student Maude Wilkerson's report card from the 1906-1907 school year; County Superintendent's reports to Board, 1899; County Treasurer's annual report, July 19, 1897; and blank school district forms,


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    Smith County (Kan.) -- History
    School reports -- Kansas -- Smith County
    School superintendents -- Kansas -- Smith County
    Teachers' contracts -- Kansas -- Smith County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Smith County. Schools. Supt Of Public Instruction.