Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Malheur 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 Malheur County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
[County Fair Board Minutes], 1958-present (2.10 cu.ft.);
[Premium Books-County Fair], 1928-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
[Race Programs-County Fair], 1934 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Ontario Community Library, Basement File Cabinet:
Fair Books [Premium], 1931-present (1 cu.ft.).


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