Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn 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 Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Willamette Events Building, Fair Office:
Fair Board [Meeting Records-includes minutes-title varies], 2000-present (6 binders);
Linn County Fair Premium Book, 1999-present (10 volumes).

Records at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Willamette Events Building, Mezzanine Storage Area:
Fair Board Book [Records-includes minutes], 1997-1998 (1 binder);
[Fair Board Records-includes minutes and related records], 1961-1968 (.20 cu.ft.); 1970-1972 (.05 cu.ft.); 1975-1989 (.20 cu.ft.);
LCFB [Linn County Fair Board Records-includes minutes], 1996 (1 binder);
Linn County Fair Premium Book, 1977 (1 volume); 1979 (1 volume); 1981 (1 volume); 1983-1987 (5 volumes); 1989-1993 (5 volumes); 1997 (1 volume); 2001-2002 (2 volumes).


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