Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow 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.

Most of the records located in the clerk's vault are available as digital images in a searchable database at the clerk's office.

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Fair Board Report], 1908, 1915, 1917-1918 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Morrow County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
Fair Board Minutes, 2007-present (1 binder);
Premium Books [County Fair-with gaps], 1932-present (1.25 cu.ft.);
Yearly Files [Fair Board Minutes], 1980-2006 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Morrow County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Building, Open Class Area, Floor Safe:
Minutes MCFB [Morrow County Fair Board], 1960-1969 (.10 cu.ft.).


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