Provisional and Territorial Records Guide

Additional Resources

 Territorial Jail Plan of 1845 illustrating the west side.
Jail Plan of 1845 illustrating the east side.
Jail Plan of 1845 illustrating the north side.
Jail Plan of 1845 illustrating the south side.

Black, Henry Campbell. Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed. St. Paul Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1979.

Brown, J. Henry. Brown's Political History of Oregon. Portland; Lewis & Dryden, 1892.

Clark, Malcolm. Eden Seekers: The Settlement of Oregon, 1818-1862. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Description of County Offices in Oregon and Check List of Their Records: Historical Records Survey of Oregon, Division of Women's and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration of Oregon, 1937.

Grover, LaFayette, Commissioner. The Oregon Archives. Salem; Asahel Bush, Public Printer, 1853.

Hussey, John A. Champoeg: Place of Transition, A Disputed History. Portland; Oregon Historical Society, 1967.

Inventory of the County Archives of Oregon: Oregon Historical Records Survey. Federal Works Agency, Works Projects Administration, 1942. (Published editions available for thirteen Oregon counties.)

Oregon Blue Book: Contains brief histories and a listing of current county officials.

The Oregon Constitution and Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of 1857, ed. Charles Henry Carey. Salem; State Printing Department, 1926.

Oregon Revised Statutes: Provides statutory information about the formation of county government in general and the statutory citation for the creation of each of Oregon's thirty-six counties.



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