Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Klamath County Records Inventory
Mining Claim Records
Series documents actions filed with the county related to mineral interest claims. Types of actions include mineral rights and royalty assignments, mineral interest claims, lease releases, interest stipulations, corrections, bills of sale and conveyance assignments, and location notices. Information includes names of involved parties; action types and dates; and volume and page numbers. The series may also include copies of claim location notices giving descriptions and details of individual claims.
Since 1965 mining claims have been recorded in the clerk's Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage
[Mining Claim Records-with index], vol. 1-4, 1911-1949 (1 reel of microfilm);
Mining Record [title varies-with index], vol. 1-5, 1911-1963 (5 volumes);
[Notice of Location of Mining Claim Record-with index], 1905-1922 (1 volume);
Record of Mining Locations, 1890-1909 (1 volume).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Public
[Bureau of Land Management Mineral Claim and Survey Indexes], ca.1870-ca.1986 (.25 inch of microfiche).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Online Land Records [includes various federal land survey records related to Oregon such as survey plats and field notes, mineral surveys, and historical indices], ca.1850-present (Bureau of Land Management).