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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

County Fair Records

1954-[ongoing]

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 Yamhill County Fairgrounds, Delashmutt Building, Fair Office:
Yamhill County Fair Board Minutes, 2014-present (2 binders);
Yamhill County Fair Book [Premium], 2016 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, Delashmutt Building, Second Floor Records Storage Room:
Fairboard Minutes, 1960-1987 (1 cu.ft.);
Fair Board Minutes [title varies], 1988-2011 (5 binders);
[Yamhill County Fair Premium Book-title varies], 1954-1962 (14 volumes); 1965-1966 (2 volumes); 1968-2014 (46 volumes).

Records at the Yamhill County Museum Research Library:
Yamhill County [Subject Files-County Fair Guide], 1976 (1 volume);
Yamhill County [Subject Files-County Fair Premium Lists], 1960 (1 volume); 1962-1963 (2 volumes); 1970 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Web Site:
Fair Board [Board Meetings Minutes and Agendas-scroll down right column], 2015-present (Internet).

 

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