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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets

1852-1978

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 Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Docket, 1862-1865 (2 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Courthouse, Court Archives:
Circuit Court Register of Actions, no. 7375-22500, 1911-1933 (7 reels of microfilm); no. 22501-98100, T00001-T05380, 1933-1978 (37 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Courthouse, Court Exhibit Room:
CC [Circuit Court Docket-Alphabetical], 1930-1931 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Criminal Register of Actions, 1960-1970 (2 volumes);
Circuit Court Docket, 1860-1861 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Fee Book [and Register], vol. O, 1874-1902 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register of Actions, no. 7375-13000, 1911-1921 (11 volumes);
Criminal Circuit Court Register of Actions, 1955-1960 (1 volume);
District Court Fee Book [and Register-U.S. District Court], 1853-1857 (1 volume);
Fee Book Circuit Court [and Register], 1857-1862 (1 volume); 1862-1868 (1 volume);
Record Register Civil Action Unknown Court [probably circuit court], 1859-1888 (1 volume);
Register of Actions Circuit Court, 1877-1885 (1 volume);
Register of Actions Circuit Court [includes insane commitments-with index], vol. 5-6, 1957-1977 (2 volumes);
Register of Actions County Court [includes insane commitments-becomes circuit court register after ca.1953-with index], vol. 3-4, 1941-1957 (2 volumes);
Register of Actions, [no. 3536-7374], vol. 1-3, 1894-1911 (3 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Jury Assembly Room Storage Area:
[Register of the Circuit Court], 1970-1978 (ca.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center, Microfilm Storage Room:
[District Court Journal-U.S.], 1852-1860 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
County Clerk Records [Lane County Circuit Court Bar Docket-location: c5.s64], 1906-1910, 1912 (9 volumes).

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