Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill 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 Yamhill County Fairgrounds, Delashmutt Building, Fair Office:
[Yamhill County Fair Board Minutes], 2005-present (1 binder);
Yamhill County Fair Book [Premium], 2007-present (4 volumes).

Records at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, Delashmutt Building, Second Floor Storage Room:
[Fair Board Minutes-not seen in inventory, confirmed by fair manager later], 1960-1989 (2 cu.ft.);
Fairboard Minutes [title varies], 1990-2005 (3 binders);
Yamhill County Fair [Premium Book-title varies], 1955-1963, 1965-1966, 1968-2005 (2 cu.ft.).


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