Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln 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.

The county fair board held no meetings for a period during 2009-2010.

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, County Counsel's Office:
[Fair Board Meeting Minutes], 2010-present (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
[County Fair Policy and Procedure Book-includes some minutes], 1976-present (1 binder);
Entertainment [Fair Guides], 1979-1999 (1 binder);
Fair Books {Guides], 1939, 1953-1990 (3 binders);
Lincoln County Fair Board Minutes [title varies], 1951-1995 (6 binders);
Merit Rating Books, 1941-1992 (3 binders);
Minutes [Fair Board], 1996-2009 (3 binders).


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