Unfortunately, History search does not work for the Issue Type field. You could write your own JQL function if you have Power Scripts or Adaptivist ScriptRunner add-on.
You can find more info on how to write JQL functions in Power Scripts here:
...It's true that there are projects in Jira; but they are merely a way to cut off issues, to tell them apart from other sections of work and to apply rules that are specific to that team (the schemes)....
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