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.

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Commissioners' Office:
[Fair Board Meeting Minutes], 2012-present (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Commissioners' Storage Room:
[Fair Board Meeting Minutes], 2009-2011 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Facilities Warehouse, Storage Box:
Entertainment [Fair Guides], 1979-1999 (1 binder);
Fair Books [Premium Books], 1939, 1953-1990 (3 binders);
Fair Guides [Newspaper-includes duplicates], ca.1999-2008 (1 cu.ft.);
Merit Rating [Books], 1970-1991 (2 binders);
Minutes [Fair Board], 1951-1966 (1 binder);
Minutes [Fair Board-title varies], 1976-1995 (5 binders); 1999-2009 (3 binders).

Records at the Lincoln County Web Site:
Fair Board Meeting Minutes, 2015-present (Internet).


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