Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

County Fair Records


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.

At the time of this inventory, records in temporary storage were intended to be moved to the Boyington Building, Records Storage Room.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Fair Records [includes fair board reports], 1905-1937 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
[County Fair Board Minutes-includes related records], 2001-2002 (1 binder); 2003-2004 (1 binder); 2005-2007 (.20 cu.ft.); 2009-present (2 binders);
[County Fair Premium Books and Guides], 2002-present ( 9 volumes).

Records at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Garage Temporary Storage:
Clatsop County Fair Exhibitor Guide, 2008-2015 (8 volumes);
Fair Board Minutes [includes related records-title varies], 1965-1969 (1 volume); 1970-1982 (.30 cu.ft.); 1978-1983 (1 binder); 1983-1987 (1 binder and .25 cu.ft.); 1989-1991 (1 binder); 1993-1996 (1 binder); 2000-2012 (.60 cu.ft.); 2013-present (.25 cu.ft.);
Fair Books [County Fair Premium Books and Guides], 1954-1989 (.75 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Fair Premium Books and Guides], 1990-2007 (.75 cu.ft.).


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