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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets

1865-1983

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 Joseph Building, Trial Court Attic Archives Room:
Case Record and Fee Book [with index], vol. 10-18, 1915-1931 (9 volumes); vol. 19-32, 1931-1972 (14 volumes);
[Circuit Court Docket], 1971-1977 (1 volume);
Civil Docket, 1865-1883 (1 volume);
Civil Fee Book [also serves as case file index-with index], vol. U-Z, 27-35, 1939-1983 (15 volumes);
Criminal Docket, 1892-1912 (2 volumes);
Criminal Docket Index [actually Circuit Court Docket], vol. 1, 1981-1983 (1 volume);
Equity Docket, 1893-1898 (1 volume);
Equity Docket, vol. 1-4, 1885-1912 (4 volumes);
Index To Law, Equity, Divorce [Circuit Court Civil Docket], no. 22187-26420, 1973-1980 (1 volume);
Law and Equity Docket, 1980-1983 (1 volume);
Law Docket [Civil], vol. 1-4, 1892-1912 (4 volumes);
Law Section Abstracts [Circuit Court Civil Docket], no. 23253-23610, 1975-1976 (1 volume);
Probate Docket [actually Circuit Court Civil Docket-no. 20563-22479], vol. 6, 1968-1975 (1 volume);
Record of Trials, vol. 2-11, 1894-1964 (10 volumes);
Records Civil Docket, vol. 2, 1884-1891 (1 volume);
Records Criminal Law Docket, 1865-1891 (1 volume);
Register of Actions [no. 1106-3637], vol. 1, 1884-1893 (1 volume);
Register of Criminal Cases [with index], vol. A, 1890-1894 (1 volume); vol. 1, 1918-1945 (1 volume);
Trial Record, vol. 1, 1889-1894 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, County Archives Room #2:
Civil Fee Book [also serves as case file index-with index], vol. A-T, 1890-1939 (20 volumes);
Day Book [Circuit Court Register], 1865-1880 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Trial Court Civil Records Office, Resource Room:
Circuit Court Criminal Docket, 1973-1975 (1 volume).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
Circuit Court [Civil Fee Book], vol. A-Z, 1890-1968 (7 reels of microfilm);
Circuit Court [Record of Trials], vol. 1-11, ca.1865-1964 (3 reels of microfilm);
[Civil Law Docket], 1865-1883 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Criminal Docket Circuit Court], 1892-1904 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Equity Docket], vol. 1-4, 1885-1912 (3 reels of microfilm);
[Index and Law Docket #4], 1910-1912 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Law Docket Circuit Court], 1892-1910 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Register of Actions], vol. 1, 1884-1893 (1 reel of microfilm).

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