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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets

1859-1989

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 Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Bar Docket, 1871-1877 (2 volumes);
Circuit Court Calendar Law [Docket], 1865-1873 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket Criminal, 1874-1885 (2 volumes);
Circuit Court Equity [Docket], 1884-1888 (2 volumes);
Circuit Court Law [Docket], 1883-1885 (1 volume); 1888 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register, vol. 5, 1920-1925 (1 volume);
Court Docket Criminal [Circuit Court], 1865-1873 (1 volume);
Criminal Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 3, 1905-1907 (1 volume);
Equity Docket Circuit Court [unbound], 1948-1958 (.10 cu.ft.);
Equity Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 4, 1908-1914 (1 volume); vol. 5, 1914-1917 (1 volume);
Law Docket Circuit Court [unbound], 1944-1960 (.10 cu.ft.);
Law Docket [Circuit Court], vol. 3-5, 1904-1917 (3 volumes).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Bar Docket Circuit Court [includes political cartoon drawings in back], 1859-1863 (1 volume).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
Circuit Court Criminal, Law, and Equity Dockets, 1863-1864 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Registers, vol. 9-15, 1951-1974 (4 reels of microfilm);
Circuit Court Register, vol. A-C, 1-4, 1861-1920 (7 volumes); vol. 6-7, 1925-1943 (2 volumes);
Criminal Docket, 1891-1905 (1 volume);
Equity Docket, 1865-1883 (2 volumes); 1888-1908 (4 volumes);
Index for Circuit Court Books [includes judgments and executions], 1859-n.d. (1 volume);
Law Docket, 1873-1883 (2 volumes); 1888-1903 (3 volumes);
Record of Trials [includes two volume "2"s], vol. 1-3, 1895-1949 (4 volumes).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Trial Court Jury Room 306:
[Circuit Court Docket Criminal], 1981-1983 (3 volumes);
Circuit Court Register [documents case no. 6430-17713, CC83.1-CC84.182], vol. 8-20, 1943-1984 (13 volumes);
Index to Circuit Court Cases [Case Files and Registers], ca.1900-1959 (1 volume); vol. 2-4, 1959-1989 (3 volumes).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Trial Court Basement Vault B:
Transfer to Circuit Court Criminal [Register], 1920-1929 (1 volume).

Records at the Original Wasco County Courthouse Museum:
Circuit Court Fee Book [and Register], 1871-1879 (1 volume).

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