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Indiana Commission on Public Records

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Finding Aid

  1. State Records
    • Medical Licensing and Registration Board
      Files of deceased licensed health practitioners (box 1):1910-1980's
      R2543 {046305} Non-issued files [licenses ?]: May 22, 1897 - Mar. 29, 1940
      R1910 Reports, attorney general opinions, etc. (To Be Processed)
      R6860 Correspondence: 1913-1930. (To Be Processed)
      R6860
    • Board of Medical Registration and Examination
      Record of certificates: A-Z, 1897-1913 (vol. 1)
      A101 {040907} Grade record: 1905-1925 (vol. 1)
      A101 {040912} First Annual Report
      L1662 {094818} Book 1898-1899
      L1662 {093931+}
    • State Board of Health

  2. County Records
    • The following counties do not have nineteenth-century medical records in the Indiana State Archives' collections: Bartholomew, Blackford, Brown, Cass, Clark, Clay, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Floyd, Fountain, Gibson, Greene, Grant, Hamilton, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jackson, Jennings, Knox, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Madison, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Pike, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Randolph, Scott, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Wells, White, Whitley.
    • Adams
      Board of Health (folder 7)
      A10300 {098236}
    • Allen
      Record of physicians licenses: 1897-1954 (book 1; 1 vol.)
      A1269 {056494} Physicians application for license: 1885-1897 (box 1 of 1)
      A5148 {041216} Physicians certificates: 1897-1899 (box 1 of 2)
      A516 {041217} Circuit court registry of doctors and justices of the peace: 1881-1889 (1 vol.)
      A1267 {092577}
    • Benton
      County Health Department - contagious disease record: 1896-1908 (1 vol.)
      A1407 {066536} Contagious disease record: 1918-1959
      A1407 {066537}
    • Boone
      Clerk's office - Physician's license records: 1897-1968 (vol. 1 of 1)
      A104 {039452}
    • Carroll
      Clerk's office - Physician's license records: 1885-1897 (vol. 1 of 2)
      A1455 {042512}
    • Clinton
      Physician's applications: Aug. 1915 (1 bound vol., 1 entry)
      A1282 {032893}
    • Elkhart
      Record of coroner's requests, no.1: 1895-1899 (1 vol., oversized book)
      L883 {078428}
    • Fayette
      Records 1816-1964, includes coroner's reports (microfilm)
      DV skid box 1 {092030}
    • Hancock
      Nurses Record
      A1327 Register of physicians and accouchers: 1881 (1 vol.)
      R3669 Physician's licenses: 1885-1896 (1 vol.)
      R3669 Physicians licenses: 1897-1967
      A1327
    • Howard
      Physician's licenses: 1897-1954 (vol. 21)
      A4893 {045319}
    • Jasper
      Clerk of Circuit Court - Register of physicians and accouchers #1-18 (1 vol.)
      A457 {043674} Physician's Book: July 1, 1897 - Sept. 10, 1975 (1 vol.)
      A457 {044602} Physician's licenses: 1885-1937 (Book 1; 1 vol.)
      A457 {044598} Dentistry register: 1849-1850
      A0457
    • Jefferson
      Information record 2: 1905-1925
      A1431 {086445}
    • Johnson
      Register of physicians and accouchers: 1881-1966 (1 vol.)
      A4895 {055832} Register of trained nurses: 1812-1960 (1 vol.)
      A4895 {055833}
    • Marion
      Record of physicians licenses no.1-10 (12 oversized vol.)
      L1346
      L1347 Wishard School of Nursing Students records: 1893-1980
      UV66 (microfilm reels 1-17) Graduate records: 1885-1927 (box 1)
      UV66 (microfiche)
    • Newton
      Clerk of Circuit Court - Physicians license record: 8/1897-10/1977 (1 vol.)
      A1453 Optometry Record: 1907-1970 (1 vol.)
      A1528 {060148}
    • Noble
      Clerk of Circuit Court - Physicians certificates: 1897-1913 (box 2 of 2)
      L770 Clerk of Circuit Court - Dentists registration certificates: 1887-1899
      L770 {066500}
    • Ohio
      Record of physicians licenses: no.1, Hall, George B. 3 Mar. 1848 - Ricketts, Wm D. 27 Dec. 1911 (1 vol.)
      A5338 Record of physicians licenses, Acts 1897: no. 3297, Rockafellow, W.A. - (undated), Delfin, P.D. 17 Oct. 1970
      A5338 Register of physicians and accouchers: Alden, Thomas E., 13 Dec. 1881 - Wells, V.B., 22 Feb. 1877
      A5338
    • Perry
      Coroners inquests, claims: 1818-1922
      A0620
    • Putnam
      Register of licenses: 1869-90
      A712
      (1860's - 1890's: 1 vol.)
      A10223 Bids to provide medical services... cty. poor farm 1869
      A1206 {080416} Vaccinations: 1881-1882
      A0537
    • Switzerland
      Physicians certificates: 1883-1885
      A978 {065851} Physicians certificates: 1885-1928, indexed (1 vol.)
      A978 {065851} Physicians certificates and licenses: 1897-1976, indexed (1 vol.)
      A996 {065853}
    • Vanderburgh
      Coroners inquests: 1840-97
      A1879
    • Washington
      Register of trained nurses: 1909-1934
      A1287 Physicians license record: 1913-1921 (no. 1)
      A1287
    • Wayne
      Circuit Court - Physicians license record: 1897-1960
      A696 Record of examinations by examining surgeons [of Spanish-American war veterans]: 1906-1911
      A915 Surgeons certificates [of Spanish-American War veterans]: 1903-6
      A922

  3. OTHER
    Seventeen b/w photos of pioneer doctors (box 1)
    UV120 {049887} {049884}
    *note* not all are Indiana doctors

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