Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union 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.

The following information is based on a 2005 inventory. It was not updated in the 2012 inventory.

Records at the Union County Fair Association Office:
[Fair Association Minutes], 1948-1992 (.75 cu.ft.);
[Fair Association Minutes-includes related records], 1993-2001 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Premium Book], 1947-1948 (2 volumes); 1951-1979 (29 volumes); 1984-1992 (9 volumes); 1994-present (12 volumes).

Records at the Union County Fair Association Manager's Residence:
[Fair Association Minutes-includes related records], 2002-2003 (.10 cu.ft.); 2004-present (1 binder).


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