Series 30083
Murray City School District (Utah) School year record books

Dates: 1905-1925

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains a run of bound volumes used to record various aspects of school operations for each school year. The information was recorded and the school-district level and covers all schools in the district. Books from the earlier years contains such information as the school year schedule, lists of supplies and textbooks for each school, daily class program for each teacher in the district, and weekly attendance statistics by teacher. The books also include exam questions for each grade in various subjects, including arithmetic, language, geography, spelling, and history. Books from the later years are typically restricted to just attendance statistics and exam questions. Some of the books include a wide variety of loose documents that include such items as requests for supplies, notes from teachers' meetings, and exam scores. The book for the 1923-24 and 1924-25 school years was later used to record outstanding payroll checks from 1959-1971.

Arrangement

Chronological by school year.

Custody History

The Murray City Museum received the record books in this series from the Murray School District in 2016. The museum transferred the records to the State Archives in March 2021.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Alan B. Barnett in March 2021.

Container List

DISC BOX DESCRIPTION
1 1 1905-1906
1 1 1906-1907; Record and graduating classes, 1894-1915
1 1 1907-1908
1 1 1908-1909
1 2 1909-1910; Record
1 2 1910-1911; Record
2 3 1911-1912; Record of School Year
2 4 1912-1913; Record
2 5 1913-1914; Record
3 5 1914-1915
3 5 1915-1916; Record
3 6 1916-1918; Record
3 6 1918-1920; Record
3 6 1920-1923
3 6 1923-1925; School year record and outstanding payroll checks, 1959-1971

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