Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion 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 Oregon State Archives:
Medical Personnel Registers [Optometry Record-with index], vol. 1, 1905-1935 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Physicians & Surgeons Record-includes veterinary and chiropractic], vol. 1, 1889-1930 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Physicians & Surgeons Record Index-to volumes 1 and 2], 1889-1981 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Physicians, Surgeons, Chiropractics, Optometrists, Veterinarians, Naturopaths, Chiropodists-Register], vol. 2, 1928-1981 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Record of Dental Certificates-with index], vol. 2, 1912-1959 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Record of Dentists' Certificates-with index], vol. 1, 1899-1919 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Registered Physicians and Dentists-includes druggists], 1887-1891 (1 volume);
Medical Personnel Registers [Register of Nurses-with index], vol. 1-2, 1911-1976 (2 volumes).


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