Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn 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:
Hearing Aid Fitter and Dealer Register [only one page], 1960-1963 (.05 cu.ft.);
Optometry Record [Registration], vol. 1, 1905-1969 (1 volume);
Physicians & Surgeons Register and Record [includes chiropractors, naturopaths, optometrists, and veterinarians], vol. 1-2, 1889-1974 (2 volumes);
Record of Dental Certificates [Registration-with index], vol. 1, 1914-1962 (1 volume);
Register of Affidavits Pharmacists, 1915-1917 (1 volume);
Registration of Nurses [with index], vol. 1-2, 1911-1973 (2 volumes).


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