Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Coos 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 Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Dental Record [Registration-with index], vol. 1-2, 1902-1953 (2 volumes);
[Examiners Register-also includes certificates of tax redemptions, registrations of dentists and optometrists, licenses to sell opium and morphine, and a small number of civil war discharge records-with index], 1875-1906 (1 volume);
Medical Certificates [Record-includes chiropractors, chiropodists, naturopaths, veterinarians, and optometrists-with index], 1923-1965 (1 volume);
Optometry Record [Registration], vol. 1, 1905-1950 (1 volume);
Record of Medical Certificates [Physicians], vol. 1, 1906-1923 (1 volume);
Record of Registered Nurses [with index], vol. 1, 1911-1923 (1 volume);
Registered Nurses [Record-with index], vol. 2, 1925-1965 (2 volume).
Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Downstairs Archives:
Physicians Certification [Records], 1895-1919 (.05 cu.ft.).