Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Washington 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 Washington County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Building, Storage Room:
Board Minutes [Fair-includes related records], 2003-2006 (3 binders);
Board Packet [includes fair board minutes and related records], 1997-2003 (7 binders);
Board Packets [includes fair board minutes and related records], 2006-2007 (1 binder);
Fair Board Minutes, 1997-1999 (1 binder);
[Fair Board Packets-includes minutes and related records], 2007-present (1 binder);
Minutes [Fair Board-includes related records], 1983-1985 (1 binder).
Records at the Washington County Fairgrounds, Fair Office Building, Director's Office Storage Room:
Minutes [Fair Board-includes related records], 1931-1968 (4 binders); 1972-1982 (5 binders); 1985-1995 (1 binder).
Records at the Public Services Building, Second Floor Elevator Lobby Exhibit Case:
Washington County Fair Premium List, 1952 (1 volume).
Records at the Walnut Street Center Complex, Building E, County Records Center:
Fair Boards [Reports], ca.1905-1946 (.25 cu.ft.).
Records at the Washington County Historical Museum:
Washington County Fair Entertainment Guide, 1988 (1 volume); 1990-1999 (1 volumes);
Washington County Fair Exhibitor Handbook, 1990-2000 (11 volumes);
Washington County Fair Premium List, 1916 ( 1 volume); 1941-1942 (2 volumes); 1946 (1 volume); 1949-1952 (4 volumes); 1954-1955 (2 volumes); 1957-1958 (2 volumes); 1960 (1 volume); 1963 (1 volume); 1965-1970 (6 volumes); 1975-1976 (2 volumes); 1981-1983 (3 volumes); 1989 (1 volume);
Washington County Fair Program, 1981 (1 volume);
Washington County Fair Program of Events, 1954 (1 volume).