Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas 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:
Dentist Certificates, 1903-1944 (2 volumes);
Medical Licenses, 1890-1915 (.10 cu.ft.);
Optometrist's Register, 1905-1919 (1 volume);
Physicians and Surgeons Register, 1889-1963 (3 volumes);
Veterinary Surgeons Certificates, 1912-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Clackamas County Clerk's Recording Office Suite 110, Public Research Area:
[Mentals, Adoptions, Physicians, Ministerials, Outside Marriages-Records], 1972-1973 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Physicians & Surgeons-Register], vol. 2, 1963-ca.1971 (1 volume).

Records at the Clackamas County Courthouse, Circuit Court Records Center Room 12:
[Physicians & Surgeons Index], 1963-1974 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Clackamas County Archives, Security Microfilm Storage:
[Physicians & Surgeons-Register], vol. 2, 1963-ca.1971 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Phy, Surg. & Chir-Physicians & Surgeons-Register-includes chiroprators], 1889-1963 (1 reel of microfilm).


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