Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson 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 Jackson County Justice Building Basement, Court Archives:
[Bar Docket-Circuit Court], 1881-1886 (1 reel of microfilm); 1888-1894 (1 reel of microfilm); vol. 4-7, 1901-1910 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Bar Docket-U.S. District Court], 1854-1856 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Circuit Court Docket], no. 46.1-76.2944, 1946-1976 (16 reels of microfilm);
[Circuit Court Dockets], 1979-1983 (49 binders);
[Circuit Court Fee Book-and Register], 1859-1862 (1 reel of microfilm); 1863-1873 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Circuit Court Record Minutes Book], 1925-1934 (2 reels of microfilm);
Clerk's Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 1, 1900-1904 (1 volume);
[Finished Criminal Cases-Circuit Court Docket], vol. 1-2, 1909-1946 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Finished Equity Cases-Circuit Court Docket], vol. 1-14, 1910-1946 (3 reels of microfilm);
[Finished Law Cases-Circuit Court Docket], vol. 1-6, 1910-1946 (2 reels of microfilm);
Index to Register of Actions, 1887-1903 (1 volume);
Judges Docket Circuit Court, 1881-1886 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Law Docket-Circuit Court], vol. 3, 1898 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Ledger Docket-Circuit Court-includes execution information], 1863-1879 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Register and Circuit Court Docket], no. 1-2152, 1977-1979 (7 volumes);
[Register of Actions-serves as index], n.d. (1 reel of microfilm);
Register of Actions, vol. 1-2, 1887-1911 (2 volumes).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Bar Docket [Circuit Court], 1881-1886 (1 volume);
Bar Docket Circuit Court, 1888-1894 (1 volume);
Bar Docket [U.S. District Court], 1854-1856 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Fee Book [and Register-with index], 1859-1862 (1 volume); 1863-1873 (1 volume);
Judge's Docket Circuit Court, 1881-1886 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Second Floor Storage Room:
Law Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 3, 1898-1900 (1 volume).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
Attorney's Docket, 1861-1870 (2 volumes);
Bar Docket [title varies], 1854-1856, 1859-1863, 1874-1880, 1895-1897, 1899 (8 volumes).

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310