Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Clackamas County Records Inventory
Clerk and Recorder Official Filings
Series documents the filing of transactions, authorized by statute, with the clerk or recorder of the county for the purpose of making the transaction a matter of public record. Information includes dates filed, type and description of transactions, filing numbers, names of parties involved, amounts charged or assessed, and clerk or recorder's signatures. Series may also include alphabetical indexes that contain volume and page numbers where recorded and names of individual filing transactions. Transactions include records that were previously maintained separately, such as mortgages; deeds; military service records; federal, mechanic's, and road improvement liens; mining claims; satisfactions; judgment assignments; notarial commissions; medical and ministerial licenses; oaths; and affidavits of publication. This series is commonly referred to as the Book of Records.
The Recording Instruments are imaged and available on computer in the Clerk's Recording Office from 2000-present. They are indexed on computers from 1989-present.
Records at the Clackamas County Public Services Building, Clerk's Recording Office:
Recording Index [Recording Instruments], 1973-1999 (ca.800 sheets of microfiche);
Recording Instruments, no. 67.1-2000.083792, 1967-2000 (67 feet of microfilm jackets).
Records at the Clackamas County Public Services Building, Clerk's Recording Office,
Recording Instruments, no. 2004.011760-2005.126515, 2004-2005 (260 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Clackamas County Assessment and Taxation Office, Cartography Area:
Recording Index [Recording Instruments], 1990-1996 (1 binder of microfiche); 1997 (1 binder of microfiche);
Recording [Instruments Index], 1974-1992 (6 inches of microfiche).
Records at the Clackamas County Archives, Security Microfilm Storage:
Instruments [Recording], no.67.1-2004.011759, 1967-2004 (2416 reels of microfilm).