Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath 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 Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Circuit Court Basement Storage Cage:
Circuit Court Register of Actions [Civil-with index], vol. 10-25, 1929-1965 (15 volumes);
[Circuit Court Register of Actions], vol. 24, 1961-1963 (.50 inch of microfilm jackets); vol. 26-42, 1965-1983 (14 inches of microfilm jackets);
Circuit Court Register [volumes 6 and 7 combined-with index], vol. 1-7, 1883-1925 (6 volumes);
Docket Circuit Court, 1901-1908 (1 volume);
Docket Circuit Court, vol. 1, 1883-1900 (1 volume);
General Index to Register and Circuit Court Docket, 1908-1914 (1 volume);
Index to Circuit Court Journal [also serves as criminal register], vol. 2-3, 1909-1916 (2 volumes);
Index to Circuit Court Registers, vol. 1, 1939-n.d. (1.50 inches of microfilm jackets); vol. 3, n.d.-1983 (1 inch of microfilm jackets);
Record of Trials, vol. 5, 1981-1983 (1 volume);
Record of Trials [with index], vol. 1-4, 1955-1965 (4 volumes);
Register and Circuit Court Docket [includes naturalization section], 1907-1913 (1 volume);
Register and Circuit Court Docket [Law], 1908-1912 (1 volume);
[Register of Actions-Circuit Court Divorces], 1983-1984 (1 binder);
Register of Actions [Civil-combined volumes-with index], vol. 8-9, 1923-1929 (1 volume);
Register of Actions Criminal [with index], vol. 8-9, 1923-1965 (2 volumes);
[Register of Criminal Actions-also indexes case files], vol. 10-21, 1966-1983 (12 volumes);
Trial Book [Record of Trials], vol. 5, 1966-1976 (1 volume);
Trials Circuit Court [Record of Trials], vol. 4, 1965-1974 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Room 305:
[Index to Circuit Court Register], vol. 1-3, 1939-1983 (2 inches of microfiche);
[Register of Actions Civil], vol. 24, 26-42, 1961-1963, 1965-1983 (16 inches of microfiche).

Records at the Klamath County Museum:
Register of Actions [also indexes circuit court case files-with index], no. 5380-9958, 1939-1951 (1 volume);
Register of Actions [also indexes circuit court journals-with index], vol. 4, 1936-1939 (1 volume).

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