Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook 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 Tillamook County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
Fair Board Meeting [Minutes-includes related records], 2007-present (2 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Minutes], 2002-2006 (1 cu.ft.);
Premium Books [County Fair], 1981-present (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds, Main Building, West "Ghost" Room:
Fair Board Meetings [Minutes-includes related records], 2000-2001 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Fair Board Minutes-includes fair premiums], 1914-1920 (1 volume);
[Fair Board Minutes-includes related information], 1925-1929 (1 volume); 1945-1999 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Basham Library:
[County Fair Records-includes premium books and related records], 1962-present (.40 cu.ft.).


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