Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets


Series records brief entries about the proceedings of court cases. Information includes date; plaintiff and defendant names; cause of action such as larceny, assault, divorce, or receivership; attorney names; and final disposition of the case. Circuit court records continue after 1983 under authority of the state and are maintained by the state court administrator. Circuit court records have been inventoried through 1983. For information on more recent court records, contact the trial court administrator. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Records Room:
[Circuit Court Docket-very large], no. 1700-2999, 1921-1933 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register and Fee Book, [with index], vol. A, 1889-1902 (1 volume);
Equity Docket [Circuit Court Civil Docket], vol. 1, 1889-1910 (1 volume);
Law Docket Circuit Court, vol. 1, 1889-1910 (1 volume);
Record of Trials Circuit Court Equity [with index], vol. 1-2, 1960-1983 (1 volume);
Record of Trials [Circuit Court-with index], vol. 2-7, 1921-1981 (6 volumes);
Trial Record [Circuit Court], vol. 1-2, 1889-1920 (2 volumes).

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Criminal Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 1, 1889-1924 (1 volume).

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Circuit Courtroom Cabinet:
[Circuit Court Criminal Docket], 1911-1957 (30 sheets of microfiche);
[Circuit Court Criminal-Docket], vol. A, 1983-1984 (3 sheets of microfiche);
[Circuit Court Docket], 1889-ca.1922 (1 reel of microfilm);
Circuit Court Register and Fee Book [Index], vol. B-P, 1911-1984 (1 cu.ft.);
[Circuit Court Register and Fee Book-title varies-with index], vol. A-P, 1889-1984 (6 reels of microfilm); vol. A-P, 1889-1984 (2 inches of microfiche);
[Circuit Court Register and Fee Book-with index], vol. O, 1980-1983 (13 sheets of microfiche);
[Criminal Docket-Circuit Court-with index], 1911-1957 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Register Criminal A-Circuit Court], 1983-1984 (1 reel of microfilm).


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