RG 048 Public Health

    In 1880, the 18th General Assembly created the Iowa Department of Health. The following is a partial list of records series in the holdings of the State Archives:

    GeneralDate Span
    Family Planning, Minutes and Related Data 1970-1983
    Minutes 1880-1928, 1934-1984
    Governor's Advisory EMS CouncilDate Span
    Minutes, By-Laws and Correspondence 1980-1986
    Iowa Alcoholism CommissionDate Span
    General Correspondence 1969-1974
    Reports 1971-1974
    Professional LicensureDate Span
    Board of Barbers Examiners, Minutes 1979-2000
    Board of Behavioral Sciences Examiners, Minutes 1991-2003
    Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Minutes 1921-2003
    Board of Cosmetology Examiners, Minutes 1927-2007
    Board of Dietetic Examiners, Minutes 1985-2000
    Board of Examiners for Athletic Trainers, Minutes 1994-2004
    Board of Examiners for Hearing and Dealers, Minutes 1974-2000
    Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators, Minutes 1970-2002
    Board of Mortuary Science Examiners, Minutes 1970-2002
    Board of Optometry Examiners, Minutes 1970-2002
    Board of Osteopathic Examiners, License Renewals 1946-1963
    Board of Osteopathic Examiners, Minutes 1970-2002
    Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners 1970-2002
    Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, Minutes 1990-2002
    Board of Podiatry Examiners, Minutes 1970-2002
    Board of Psychology Examiners, Minutes 1975-2002
    Board of Respiratory Care Examiners, Minutes 1986-2002
    Board of Social Workers Examiners, Minutes 1984-1989
    Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners, Minutes 1977-2000
    Massage Therapy Advisory Board, Minutes 1992-2000
    Vital StatisticsDate Span
    Births 1880-1939
    Delayed Births 1848, 1852-1939
    Deaths 1880-1939
    Divorces 1906-1939
    Marriages 1880-1939