Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Douglas County Records Inventory
Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives:
Record of Delinquent Tax Sales, 1892-1900 (2 volumes);
Sheriff's Sale Record [with index], vol. 2, 1919-1933 (1 volume);
Tax Sales [Record], vol. 1, 1901-1907 (1 volume).
Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Tax Collector's Basement
[Certificate of Sale for Taxes], 1901-1902 (1 volume).
Records at the Douglas County Justice Building, Sheriff's Office, Detective Area Display
Sheriff's Sale Record [Tax], vol. 1, 1904-1919 (1 volume).