Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Baker County Records Inventory
Series tracks individuals incarcerated in the county jail. Information includes prisoner identification number; date entered; name, address, age, birth date, height and weight, eye and hair color, and nationality of prisoner; arrest date; arresting officer; crime committed; sentence; bail; court; release date; and remarks. Prisoner registers, which may also be referred to as jail lists, have been inventoried through 1965. Access to portions of these records may be restricted for 25 years after termination of custody by Oregon Revised Statute 192.496(3).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Back Room:
Jail Register, 1892-1904 (1 volume);
Register of Prisoners [with index], vol. 1, 1890-1902 (1 volume).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Front Room:
Jail Register [in two parts-with index], 1902-1929 (2 volumes).
Records at the Baker Heritage Museum, Exhibit Display:
Baker City Jail Register, 1892-1903 (1 volume).