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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1912-[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 Coos County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
Minutes & Financial [Fair Board Minutes-includes related records-title varies], 2008-present (2 binders).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, County Fair Records Storage Room:
Note: The information about records listed in this location is based on a county staff interview and was not visually confirmed in the inventory visit.
Fair Board Minutes, 1944-1952, 1957-2007 (2 cu.ft.);
[Fair Premium List-includes some fair guides], 1947-1959, 1961-present (51 volumes);
History of Coos County Fair, 1912-1993 (1 volume).

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