Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
Circuit Court Dockets
Series records brief entries about the proceedings of court cases. Information includes date; plaintiff and defendant names; cause of action such as larceny, assault, divorce, or receivership; attorney names; and final disposition of the case. Circuit court records continue after 1983 under authority of the state and are maintained by the state court administrator. Circuit court records have been inventoried through 1983. For information on more recent court records, contact the trial court administrator. Portions of these records may be restricted.
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Bar Docket Passed [includes some county court entries], vol. 4, 1932-1935 (1 volume);
Bar Docket Register of Actions, vol. 1, ca.1889-1907 (1 volume);
Bar Docket, vol. 5, 1935-1947 (1 volume); vol. 7, 1959-1967 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Bench Docket, vol. A-B, 1889-1909 (2 volumes);
Fee Book Circuit Court [and Register-with index], vol. A, 1889-1895 (1 volume);
General Index to Register of Actions, 1906-1926 (1 volume);
Index to Register of Actions [also indexes case files], vol. 1, ca.1889-n.d. (1 volume);
Register of Actions, vol. 3, 1915-1926 (1 volume);
Register of Actions [with index], vol. 2, 1907-1908 (1 volume);
Sherman County Bar Docket, vol. 6, 1947-1959 (1 volume);
Transfer to Register of Actions, vol. 2, 1906-1915 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Circuit Court Jury Room:
Bar Docket [no. 2228-4299], vol. 8-10, 1967-1983 (3 volumes);
Bar Docket, no. 4300-4599, 1983-1987 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Trial Record [Circuit Court], vol. 1, 1937-1952 (1 volume).