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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1913-[ongoing]

Series documents the preparation and organization of the county fair by the county fair board (including any predecessor group) and other county officials. Records include fair board minutes, reports, and annual premium lists and publications. Minutes and reports include information pertaining to county fair employment, budgets, sponsorship, capital improvements to fairgrounds, and event scheduling throughout the year. Annual premium lists and/or publications may include county fair history, names of fair officers, general fair rules and regulations, event schedules, exhibit lists, and photographs.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Fair Reports, 1913-1927 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
Clackamas County Fair Board Master Minutes, 2009-present (4 binders);
[Fair Premium Books], 2010-present (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Building, Store Room:
Fair Board Minutes, 1952-1960 (1 binder);
Master Minutes [Fair Board-title varies], 1961-2008 (23 binders).

Records at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Building, Ramp Room:
Past Fair Books [County-Premium], 1999-2009 (11 volumes);
Past Premium Books [County Fair], 1930-1941 (12 volumes); 1946-1967 (22 volumes); 1969-1998 (30 volumes).

Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722
Phone: (503) 986-1523 • Fax: (503) 986-1616 • oregon.sos@state.or.us

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