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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1905-[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 Harney County Fairgrounds, Hibberd Building, Fair Office:
[Harney County Fair Association Minutes], 1905-1924 (1 volume);
Harney County Fair Meetings [Records-includes minutes], 1986-present (14 binders);
Harney County Fair Premium List [includes some duplicates-title varies], 1967 (1 volume); 1970-present (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Harney County Fairgrounds, 4-H Exhibit Building, Second Floor Storage Room:
Fair Board Minutes [Harney County Fair Association], 1960-1976 (.40 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Minutes-with related records], 1989-1991 (1 binder); 1991-1994 (1 binder); 1994-1998 (1 binder).

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