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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records

1855-[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 Josephine County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Public Research Room:
[Corner Survey Visual Index Plats-by township and range], n.d. (14 volumes);
County Surveyors Book [Corner Restoration Notes-copies], vol. 1-10, ca.1893-2007 (7 binders);
[Original BLM/GLO Survey Records-includes corner restoration and donation land claim survey information-Bureau of Land Management/General Land Office-paper copy of microfiche records], ca.1856-ca.1996 (16 volumes);
Proportioned Corner [Book-Notes], vol. 50, 1989-2001 (1 binder);
Re-Established Corners [Wall Visual Reference Map], n.d.-2008 (1 map).

Records at the Josephine County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Records Storage Room:
[County Survey Book-includes corner survey information-originals], vol. 1-10, 1908-ca.1984 (2.50 cu.ft.);
CS Book [County Survey Book-includes corner survey information], 1908-ca.1984 (.50 inch of microfilm jackets);
Government Corner Record Index, ca.1855-ca.1967 (3 volumes);
[Original BLM/GLO Survey Records-includes corner restoration and donation land claim survey information-Bureau of Land Management/General Land Office], ca.1856-1998 (5 inches of microfiche);
Surveyors Records [Corner Restoration], vol. A1, 1908-1951 (1 volume).

Records at the Josephine County Historical Society Barn, Records Storage Room:
Miscellaneous Items [Land Corner Survey Book-with index], ca.1900 (1 volume).

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