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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Washington County Records Inventory

Medical Profession Registration Records

1889-1976

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:
Record of Dentists' Certificates, vol. 1, 1902-1914 (1 volume).

Records at the Washington County Historical Records Vault:
Hearing Aid Fitter and Dealer [Register], 1960-1965 (1 volume);
Optometry Record [with index], vol. 1, 1905-1976 (1 volume);
Physicians and Surgeons Registry Book [includes podiatrists-with index], vol. 3, 1942-1975 (1 volume);
Physicians and Surgeons Registry Book [with index], 1889-1963 (1 volume);
Physicians' License Register, 1891-1929 (1 volume);
Record of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers [District 81-only 2 entries], 1915 (1 volume);
Record of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers [District 93-only 3 entries], 1920 (1 volume);
Record of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers [District 94-only 3 entries], 1915-1922 (1 volume);
Registered Nurse's Certificates, 1938-1971 (1 volume);
Registered Nurses [Record], vol. 2, 1970-1973 (1 volume);
Register of Affidavits Pharmacists, 1916-1917 (1 volume);
Register of Chiropractic Certificates [includes naturopathy, massage, and podiatry-with index], 1915-1976 (1 volume);
Register of Dentistry Certificates [with index], 1908-1961 (1 volume);
Veterinary Licenses Record [Index- to related records in Miscellaneous Record], ca.1920 (1 volume).

Records at the Washington County Imaging Center:
Physician Licenses Register, 1895-1909 (.05 cu.ft.).

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