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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1940-[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 Columbia County Courthouse Annex, Clerk's Office:
Fair Board Meeting Minutes, 2004-2011 (1 binder);
[Fair Board Minutes, 2012-present (1 binder);
Minutes Fair [Board], 1979-2003 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
Columbia County Fair and Rodeo [Fair Book], 2015-present (2 volumes);
Fair Board Minutes, 2006-present (2 binders).

Records at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Shop Area:
Fair Board Minutes, 1957-1971 (1 binder);
[Fair Board Minutes], 1971-1974 (1 binder); 1975-1979 (1 binder); 1980-1987 (1 binder); 1987-1992 (1 binder); 1993-1996 (1 binder); 1997-1998 (1 binder); 1999-2004 (1 binder); 2004-2005 (1 binder).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Museum Library:
Premium List [County Fair-cataloged-title varies], 1951-1952 (2 volumes); 1954-1955 (2 volumes); 1957 (1 volume); 1960-1962 (3 volumes); 1964-1965 (2 volumes);
Premium List [County Fair-uncataloged-title varies], 1940 (1 volume); 1949 (1 volume); 1951-1968 (18 volumes); 1973-1974 (2 volumes); 1976-1977 (2 volumes); 1992 (1 volume); 1994 (1 volume).

 

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