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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Additional Resources

Black, Henry Campbell. Black's Law Dictionary, 7th ed. St. Paul, Minnesota: West Group, 1999.

Corning, Howard McKinley (editor). Dictionary of Oregon History, Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1956.

Description of County Offices in Oregon and Check List of Their Records: Historical Records Survey of Oregon, Division of Women's and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration of Oregon, 1937.

Inventory of the County Archives of Oregon: Oregon Historical Records Survey. Federal Works Agency, Works Projects Administration, 1942. (Published editions available for thirteen Oregon counties.)

Loy, Willam G. (editor), et al. Atlas of Oregon, 2nd ed. Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon Press, 2001.

McArthur, Lewis A. Oregon Geographic Names, 6th ed. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1992.

Oregon Administrative Rules: Provides regulatory information about record keeping requirements.

Oregon Blue Book: Contains brief histories and a listing of current county officials.

Oregon: End of the Trail. Oregon Writers' Project of the WPA, Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1940.

Oregon Revised Statutes: Provides statutory information about the formation of county government in general and the statutory citation for the creation of each of Oregon's thirty-six counties.

Skupsky, Donald S. Recordkeeping Requirements. Denver, Colorado: Information Requirements Clearinghouse, 1994.

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