Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Marion 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.
The Marion County Fair no longer publishes paper versions of exhibitor handbooks. Current handbooks are posted on the Marion County Fair Web site.
Records at the Courthouse Square Building, Community Services Office, Room 5250, Fair Coordinator's Cubicle:
[Fair Board Meeting Minutes], 2013-present (.10 cu.ft.).
Records at the Courthouse Square Building, Community Services Office, Room 5251, Fair Coordinator's Storage Area:
Mtg Min [Fair Board Meeting Minutes], 2004-2012 (.40 cu.ft.).
Records at the Marion County Public Works Complex, Building 7, Second Floor Records Storage Room:
Exhibitor Handbooks/Fair Programs [box ADM 60], 1968 (.05 cu.ft.); 1975-2004 (.75 cu.ft.);
MC Fair Board Meeting Minutes [Marion County-box ADM 61], 1934-1955 (1 binder); 1963-2003 (.80 cu.ft.).
Records at the Marion County Web Site:
County Fair Minutes, 2011-present (Internet).