Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

County Fair Records


Series documents the preparation and organization of the county fair by the county fair board (including any predecessor group) and other county officials. Records include fair board minutes, reports, and annual premium lists and publications. Minutes and reports include information pertaining to county fair employment, budgets, sponsorship, capital improvements to fairgrounds, and event scheduling throughout the year. Annual premium lists and/or publications may include county fair history, names of fair officers, general fair rules and regulations, event schedules, exhibit lists, and photographs.

Records at the Lane County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
[County Fair Premium Books-includes related records], 2002-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Fair Board Minute Book [includes related records-title varies], 2007-present (3 binders).

Records at the Lane County Fairgrounds, Convention Center, Archives Room:
Adm 62 [Premium Lists and Handbooks], 1914, 1930, 1938-1941, 1946-1948, 1950-1994 (1 volume);
Fair Premium Books, 1939-1982 (.75 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
Adm 30 [Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.61.3], 1963-1988 (.40 cu.ft.); 1993 (.35 cu.ft.); 1996 (.20 cu.ft.);
Adm 119 [Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.62.16], 1997-2000 (1 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.64.27], 1974-1979 (1 binder);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.61.19], 1988-1993 (1 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.61.24], 1994-1995 (.75 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.64.15], 2000-2003 (1 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes-location: 7.64.14], 2004-2006 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Lane County Fairgrounds [Records-includes annual reports, premium lists, photographs, and handbooks-manuscript 121], ca.1913-ca.1991 (1.50 cu.ft.);
Misc. #3 County Fair [Matters Pertaining to Lane County Fair-includes premium lists and fair reports-location: c5.s65], 1911-1954 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
Premium Book [Lane County Fair], 1979-1983 (1 reel of microfilm).


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