Barrett School District no. 13 Records

Identifier: 93-64

Scope and Contents

Included are school board minutes, 1887-1916, detailing the organization and operation of the school from its origins; school census records with demographic information on all children in the district under age twenty; school registers which list the amount of time spent daily on each subject and names and grades of students; teacher contracts; annual reports of school trustees; school budget estimate worksheets; and miscellaneous correspondence.


  • 1887-1932



Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Rural, one-room school district in Mason Valley, Lyon County, Nevada, organized December 19, 1887. The school burned on November 14, 1928 and reopened one week later; some records were lost in that fire.


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Barrett School District no. 13 was a rural, one-room school district in Mason Valley, Lyon County, Nevada, organized December 19, 1887.Included are school board minutes, school census records, school registers, teacher contracts, annual reports of school trustees, school budget estimate worksheets, and miscellaneous correspondence. Material between 1887-1932.


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Nevada women's archives.
A Guide to the Barrett School District no. 13 Records
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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