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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records

1853-[ongoing]

Series documents the establishment and/or restoration of survey corners or monuments by the county surveyor or registered land surveyors. Records include maps, field survey restoration notes, historical notes, and indexes. Information includes description of corners; existing markers; descriptions of new markers and any changes made to the locations; property owners; township, range, and section numbers; donation land claim information; date the new markers were set; and surveyor's signatures.

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Room 318A:
City of Ashland [Survey Field Book Photocopies-includes corner survey information], 1876-1911 (20 volumes);
[Corner Reports-Visit Report Cards-includes corners visited but not reestablished], 1973-ca.1988 (1 cu.ft.);
DLC Corner Maps [Donation Land Claim-Corner Reestablishment Visual Reference Maps], ca.1857-ca.1979 (1 volume);
Established Intermediate Corners [Record], ca.1930-1996 (1 volume);
Government Notes [Bureau of Land Management Field Notes-includes corner remonumentation information], ca.1917-ca.1995 (39 volumes);
Jackson County Oregon Road Map [Corner Survey Location Reference Wall Map], ca.1853-present (1 map);
Jackson County Surveyors Office [Original Government Survey Field Notes-includes corner survey information], 1854-ca.1937 (12 volumes);
Re-Established Government Corners [Record-Intermediate], vol. 2, ca.1926-1996 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Room 318A, Vault:
[Corner Survey Field Books], ca.1929-ca.1969 (.20 cu.ft.);
Field Notes [Survey-includes corner information], 1980-1996 (1 cu.ft.);
Microfilm [Intermediate Re-Establishments-Corner Record], ca.1930-ca.1990 (1 reel of microfilm);
Microfilm [Re-Establishments-Government Corners Record], ca.1926-ca.1990 (2 reels of microfilm);
Re-Established Government Corners [Record-title varies], ca.1913-ca.1995 (21 volumes);
Report Notes [includes corners visited but not reestablished], ca.1934-ca.1980 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Survey Field Notes-includes corner information], 1973-1978 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Bearing Trees of U.S. Surveys-Reestablished Corners-91A.44, Box 54], 1913-1929 (1 volume);
[Field Notes of Claims-Donation Land Claims-includes corner survey information-with index-91A.44, Box 53], 1855-ca.1859 (1 volume);
[Government Field Notes Donation Land Claims-includes corner survey information-typescript-with index-91A.44, Box 53], 1855-1917 (1 volume);
[Original Notes Reestablished Government Corners-89A.85, Box 6238], 1929-1949, 1971 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Record of U.S. Surveys-Corner-with index-91A.44, Box 53], 1885-1888 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Web Site:
Government Corner Re-Establishment Notes [by township and range-PDF], n.d.-present (Internet).

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