Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine 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 Josephine County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Dentist Record [with index], vol. 1, 1910-1935 (1 volume);
Physicians and Surgeons Record [includes nurses, chiropractors, and naturopaths], vol. 1, 1889-1940 (1 volume);
Physicians and Surgeons Register [includes nurses, chiropractors, dentists, masseurs, optometrists, hearing aid fitters, and naturopaths], vol. 1, 1889-1976 (1 volume);
Record of Optometry [with index], vol. 1, 1906-1962 (1 volume).

Records at the Josephine County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Physicians Surgeons & Nurses Record [includes dentists, chiropractors, naturopaths, and optometrists], 1940-1979 (1 volume).


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