Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

County Officials Reports


Series reports the activities of county officials to the county court or board of county commissioners. Series may include reports by the treasurer, surveyor, clerk, roadmaster, assessor, sheriff, school superintendent, and county nurse or doctor. Reports summarize the activities of county officials and their staff as they perform their official duties.

Records at the Marion County Archives:
Commissioners Proceedings [includes county officials reports, orders, resolutions, road petitions, old age pension fund claims, and other records-accession no. 95.016.016], ca.1921-ca.1936 (1 cu.ft.);
County Clerk's Annual and Semi-Annual Reports [accession no. 02.026.017], 1863-1969 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Reports from St. Mary's Home-accession no. 02.026.006], 1902-1907 (.05 cu.ft.);
Sheriffs Reports [includes tax collector-accession no. 00.023.001], 1880-1962 (.25 cu.ft.);
Treasurers Annual Reports [accession no. 02.026.019], 1861-1961 (1 cu.ft.);
Treasurers Monthly Reports, 1969-1979 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Marion County Courthouse, County Clerk's Vault:
Board of Commissioners [Proceedings-includes minutes, orders, resolutions, county officials reports, and other records], 1944-1984 (25 cu.ft.);
Commissioners Court Petitions, Reports, Orders, Etc. [Proceedings-includes resolutions, county officials reports, road petitions, a small number of coroner's inquest records, and other records], 1897-1944 (14 cu.ft.);
Commissioners Proceedings [includes minutes, orders, resolutions, proclamations, county officials reports, etc.-title varies], 1975-present (34 cu.ft.);
[Tenth Annual Report Marion County Surveyor], 1969 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Public Works Office Building, Surveyor's Vault:
[Marion County Surveyor Annual Report-title varies], 1959-1981 (.35 cu.ft.); 1989-1990 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Courthouse Square Building, Clerk's Office, Room 2130, Public Research Room:
Public Record [includes commissioners proceedings and other records-proceedings include minutes, orders, resolutions, proclamations, county officials reports, etc.], 1971-1990 (82 reels of microfilm).


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