Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane 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 Lane County Public Service Building, Deeds and Records Research Library:
[Commissioners Journals Index-includes naturalization and medical license entries], 1911-1936 (1 reel of of microfilm);
[Index to Commissioners Journals-includes naturalization and medical license entries], 1911-1936 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
Nurses' Certificates [Records-with index], vol. 1, 1911-1953 (1 volume);
Optometry Record [with index], 1910-1965 (1 volume);
Record of Dentists Certificates [with index], vol. 2, 1905-1963 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Optometry Record [with index-location: c2.s21], vol. 1, 1905-1914 (1 volume);
Physicians & Surgeons Record [location: c2.s21], vol. 1, 1889-1909 (1 volume);
Physicians & Surgeons Register [includes dentists, chiropractors, naturopaths, osteopaths, optometrists, masseurs, chiropodists, veterinarians, and homeopaths-location: c3.s40], 1889-1965 (1 volume);
Record of Dentists' Certificates [location: c2.s22], vol. 1, 1900-1908 (1 volume).


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