Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia 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 Columbia County Courthouse Annex, Vault:
Copy of Medical Licenses [trifolded], 1893-1925 (.05 cu.ft.);
Register Optometry Reg. Nurse, Physician, Dentist, Veterinarian, 1889-1970 (1 volume).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Physicians' License Register, 1889-1967 (1 volume);
Record [Chiropractic Examiners Register-includes naturopaths], 1915-1961 (1 volume);
Register of Practicing Chiropractors, vol. 1, 1915-1961 (1 volume).


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