Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Medical Profession Registration Records


Series documents the registration of individuals in compliance with the requirements of relevant Oregon boards of examiners to practice a medical profession in the state. Professions registered include physicians, surgeons, osteopaths, naturopaths, dentists, nurses, druggists, chiropractors, chiropodists, optometrists, and veterinarians. Records include registers, certificates, and licenses. Information includes name of registrant; name of school; graduation date; names of members of the examining board; licensing and recording dates; and licensing or registration numbers.

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
License to Practice Medicine [trifolded records], 1895-1910 (.05 cu.ft.);
Optometry Record [with index], vol. 1, 1905-1963 (1 volume);
Record [Notice of Location of Mining Claim Record-includes Optometry Record from 1906 to 1919-with index], 1905-1922 (1 volume);
Record of Physicians and Dentists [with index], 1888-1891 (1 volume);
Record of Physicians Certificates [includes dentists, chiropractors, chiropodists, naturopaths, veterinarians, and nurses-with index], vol. 1, 1891-1964 (1 volume);
Register of Nurses [with index], vol. 1, 1923-1965 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Museum:
Record of Dental Certificates [with index], vol. 1, 1916-1942 (1 volume);
Record of Druggists and M.D. Licenses [Medical Doctor-with index], 1887-1911 (1 volume).


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