Land Records – State Government

​Records Available at the State Archives​

Provisional and Territorial Records

Land Claim Records, 1845-1862 (microfilm), 1845-1849
Land Claim Records Index (microfilm)
Oregon Provisional Government Land Claim Abstracts, vol. I-VIII, 1845-1849 (Reference Library publication)

State Records

Board of Control

City and County Maps
Highway and Road Maps
Maps (see NP1P list in Board of Control finding aid at the reference desk)
Topographical Maps
Wagon Road Maps

Capitol Planning Commission

Maps, 1949-1967

Court of Appeals

Case Files, 1969-1975

Fish and Wildlife, Department of

Administrative Correspondence, 1912-1922
Master Fish Warden Correspondence, 1919-1931

Forestry Department

Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Lease Records, 1933-1947
District Annual Fire Plans, 1959-1961
Forest Rehabilitation Program Records, 1949-1971
Forest Type Township Maps and Overlays, 1961-1963
Klamath Indian Land Owner Index, c. 1959
Klamath Indian Land Owner Tax Payment Record Cards, 1959
Klamath Indian Land Sale Records, 1904-1959
Legal Case Records, 1945-1978
Protection Association and District Maps, 1937-1970
Remote Sensing Project Records, 1974-1978
Roadless Area Review Project Records, 1972-1985
State Forester's Committee Membership Records, 1934-1980
State Forester's Correspondence, 1933-1975
United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983
World War II Forest Defense Records, 1941-1946

Highway Division, Oregon

Maps, 1936-1980
City Maps and Plats
County Road Maps
General Highway Maps
Index Maps
Market Road Maps
Plat Maps
Parksites, 1955

Land Use Board of Appeals

Hearings Case Files, 1979-2002

Marion-Polk Counties Boundary Commission

Maps, 1969-1980
Street and Highway Maps
Subdivision Maps

Military Department, Oregon

Adjutant General's Correspondence, 1847-1986
Military Camp Records, 1931-1983
Modoc Indian War Campaign Journal, 1873
Public Auction Sale Reports, 1856
Rogue River Indian War Maps, 1855-1856
Maps and Drawings

Natural Resources, Committee on

Executive Secretary's Correspondence, 1951-1967
Federal Natural Resource Agency Correspondence, 1957-1967
Natural Resource Project Correspondence, 1954-1964
Outdoor Recreation Council Records, 1961-1966
State Mapping Advisory Committee Correspondence, 1950-1963

Planning Board, Oregon State

Land Use and Taxation Records, 1903-1938

Portland Metropolitan Study Commission

Committee files, 1963-1971

Revenue Department

Assessment Rolls, 1951-1955
Assessment Rolls, Summaries, 1947-1970
Assessor and Tax Collector Records, 1949-1979
Non-taxable Lands, 1973
Private Property Timber and Timberland Sales Data, 1950-1967
Valuation, Property, Relief, Orders, 1969-1978

Secretary of State

Community Property Election Records and Index, 1943-1959
Deeds, 1899-1959, 1968-1989, 1990
Deeds and Abstracts of Title, 1960-1968
Deeds Indexes
Deeds Register, 1899
Highway Deeds, 1976-1981
Wagon Road Maps (microfilm)

Soil and Water Conservation Commission

Correspondence, Policy, and Historical, 1939-1973
District and Commission Correspondence, 1939-1973

State Lands, Division of

Clerk's Correspondence, 1945-1969
Columbia River Ownership Maps, 1977-1979
Escheat Cases Report, 1937-1940
In Lieu Lands Clear Lists, 1859-1967
Land Exchange Records, 1914-1985
Natural Area Preserves Advisory Committee Minutes, 1974-1975
Natural Heritage Advisory Council Chairperson Correspondence, 1973-1983
Natural Heritage Advisory Council Program Records, 1973-1987
Natural Heritage Advisory Council Reports, 1975-1985
Overgrazed Land Donation Records, 1955-1963
Plat Book, Oregon (microfilm)
Riparian Rights Advisory Committee Minutes, 1969-1972
Rural Credit Loan Fund Mortgage Satisfaction Records, 1917-1942
South Slough National Estuarine Sanctuary Progress Reports, 1974-1981
South Slough Relocation Records, 1974-1981
State Land Board Minutes, 1878-1976
State Lands Deed and Easement Jackets, 1896-1969
State Owned Land Inventory, 1961-1965
Swamp Land Donation Records, 1976-1934

Supreme Court

Reports of School Land Commission, 1870-1878

Tax Court

Assessment Rolls, 1934-1950
Centrally Assessed Property Records, 1957
Property Records, 1957

Transportation, Department of (also see Highway Division)

General Highway Maps
Index Maps
City Maps
Plat Maps
Maps, historical (microfilm)
Maps, historical Index (Reference Library, Reference Room)
Traffic Engineering Division: General Highway Maps

Treasury, Oregon State

School Land Funds, 1906-1910
County Inheritance Tax Index, 1913-1934
Inheritance Tax Index, 1913
Inheritance Tax Ledger, 1907-1914
Inheritance Tax Quarterly Reports, 1903-1913
Inheritance Tax and Transfers, 1903-1917

Water Resources Department

Columbia Southern Irrigating Company Case Records, 1893-1916
Desert Land Board Reclamation Records, 1902-1978
Hydroelectric Commission Peoples' Utility District Records, 1931-1968
Hydroelectric Project Records, 1960-1987
Maps of Park and Recreation Areas and U.S. Government Land Office Survey Plates
Reclamation Commission Records, 1914
Upper Columbia River Basin Commission Records, 1952-1956
Water Resources Board Records, 1955-1975
Water Resources Committee Records, 1951-1975
Willamette River Basin Commission Records, 1930-1956

Willamette River Basin Commission

Project Files on Dams, 1949-1972

Willamette Valley Environmental Protection and Development Planning Council

Willamette Valley Choices for the Future, 1972

Willamette Valley Rail Study Commission

Reports and Studies, 1975-1982

World War Veterans State Aid Commission

Property Analysis Ledger (1903-1940)
Bond Issue Reports (1921-1951)
Mortgage Loan Inspector's Reports (1923-1929)