Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union 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 Joseph Building, County Archives Room #2:
License Issued for Sale of Opium Etc., 1887-1896 (1 volume);
Miscellaneous Record Veterinary Medical Board Examiners of Nurses [also includes timber and saw log mark records-with index], 1903-1915 (1 volume);
Naturopathic & Chiropractic Record Hearing Aids [Fitters-with index], vol. 1, 1915-1968 (1 volume);
Optometry Record, vol. 1, 1905-1968 (1 volume);
Physicians Certificates [Record], vol. A, 1889-1900 (1 volume);
Physicians License Register, 1889-1966 (1 volume);
Record of Dentists Certificates [with index], 1887-1910 (1 volume); vol. 1, 1901-1912 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1916-1956 (1 volume);
Record of Nurses [with index], vol. 1, 1915-1973 (1 volume);
Registry Physicians & Surgeons, 1889-1894 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Map Room #6 Archives:
Affidavits of Pharmacists & Physicians, 1917-1918 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
[Licenses on Opium], 1887-1896 (1 reel of microfilm).


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