Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam 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 Gilliam County Fairgrounds, Fair Office:
[Fair Board Minutes], 2005-2013 (.20 cu.ft.);
Gilliam County Fair Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas, 2014-present (1 binder);
Premium List [Gilliam County Fair], 1908 (1 volume).

Records at the Gilliam County Fairgrounds, Fair Office, Storage Room:
Minutes & Financial Reports [Gilliam County Fair], 1984-1999 (2 binders).

Records at the Gilliam County Fairgrounds, Museum Building:
Gilliam County Fair Premium List [title varies-with gaps], 1916-present (ca.90 volumes).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lobby Exhibit Case:
Gilliam County Fair [Exhibition Booklet], 1916 (1 volume).


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