Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Multnomah 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 John B. Yeon Building, Multnomah County Archives:
Register of Physicians, Midwives, and Undertakers, 1915-1919 (1 volume);
Medical Licenses, 1893-1941 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Oregon State Security Copy Depository:
Dental Certificates, 1899-1956 (1 reel of microfilm);
Medical Licenses, 1893-1941 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Research Library:
Dentists' Licenses Index, 1887-1957 (1 reel of microfilm).


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