Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Multnomah County Records Inventory

County Officials Reports


Series reports the activities of county officials to the county court or board of county commissioners. Series may include reports by the treasurer, surveyor, clerk, roadmaster, assessor, sheriff, school superintendent, and county nurse or doctor. Reports summarize the activities of county officials and their staff as they perform their official duties.

Records at the John B. Yeon Building, Multnomah County Archives:
Auditor's Annual Reports, 1934-1966 (3 volumes);
Auditor's Semi-Annual Reports, 1895-1934 (3 volumes);
Branch Records [County Library-includes monthly reports], ca.1911-ca.1985 (6 cu.ft.);
County Auditor's Annual Reports, 1975-1987 (.25 cu.ft.);
Monthly Report of Departments [Multnomah County Hospital Journal and Order Book], 1919-1924 (1 volume);
Monthly Reports of Departments [includes fruit inspector, county physician, and clerk for the board of relief], 1913-1940, 1944-1947 (21 volumes).

Records at the Multnomah County Central Library:
Annual Report of the County Auditor of Multnomah County, Oregon [title varies], 1930-1966 (ca.37 volumes);
Auditors Semi-annual Exhibit of Finances of Multnomah County [Reports-title varies], 1885-1929 (ca.90 volumes);
Multnomah County Sheriff's Annual Reports, 1935-1939 (5 volumes); 1945-1946 (2 volumes);
Report of a Survey of Public Health Nursing in Multnomah County, Oregon, 1942 (1 volume);
Report of the Activities of the Office of County Auditor, 1975-1987 (ca.10 volumes).

Records at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Research Library:
Multnomah County Sheriff's Annual Report, 1946 (1 volume).


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