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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1894-[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 Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Fair Board Minutes-92A.6, Box 3040, 3046], 1986-1987 (2 binders);
[Fair Board Minutes-92A.6, Box 6668], 1921-1924 (.15 cu.ft.); 1963-1981 (.80 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Minutes-includes related records-80A.51, Box 6869], 1982-1985 (.80 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Minutes-includes related records-99A.29, Box 6111], 1988-1995 (1 cu.ft.);
[Premium and Fair Entry Book-93A.31, Box 7105], 1989 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Fairgrounds and Exposition Park, Fair Office:
Fair Board Meeting [Minutes], 1997-1999 (1 binder);
Fair Board Meeting Minutes [title varies], 2000-present (1 binder).

Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
County Fair Premium List, 1894, 1896-1897, 1924, 1929 (5 volumes);
Jackson County Fair Guide, 1978-1980 (3 volumes).

Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722
Phone: (503) 986-1523 • Fax: (503) 986-1616 • oregon.sos@state.or.us

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