Founder’s Day 2019

Happy Founder’s Day! Founder’s Day is a celebration at Palmer College of Chiropractic honoring D.D. Palmer, the founder of Chiropractic, and of the first adjustment he made in 1895. Despite some uncertainty regarding the date of the first adjustment, we celebrate it on September 18 each year; click here to read more about Founder’s Day.   This year marks 124…

Meet Petite Pete!

Say hello to the Special Collections and Archives new mascot, Petite Pete!                                 Pete will be helping us out around the archives, and we’ll be documenting his journey as he learns about digitization, conservation, and more!                  …

National Read a Book Day!

Happy National Read a Book Day! We suggest you celebrate this day with our                           For this year’s National Read a Book Day we’re featuring Chiropractic  by Clare P. Johnson Historical Chiropractic Data by Harold W. Evans Little Journeys by Elbert Hubbard Freedom From Fear Forever by James V.…

Lyceum 1919

On this day 100 years ago the 5th Annual Palmer Lyceum was coming to an end. The annual Lyceum was a huge event with a parade, educational lectures, competitions and more. You can read more about it in the event program here.                                    …

Homecoming 2019

Thanks to everyone who has visited us during Homecoming! We love seeing our regular researchers, meeting new people, and getting to share the history of chiropractic with as many people as possible. See you next year for the 125th anniversary of chiropractic!

Student Picks! – Lyle Sherman

This week’s post is a fascinating introduction to Dr. Lyle Sherman written by Archives student worker, Johnny Finney!     Dr. Lyle Wheeler Sherman is a name that has gone down in history for being B.J. Palmer’s “Right-Hand Man.” Being a graduate of the 1934, “The Specific class,” the first graduating class that were adequately well versed in the Hole-In-One…

Digitization Update! – Chiropractic Educator

The Chiropractic Educator is a periodical that Palmer School of Chiropractic sent out to chiropractors in the field to help them advertise their practices. For a small fee they could have their business card printed on the issues sent to them which they could then hand out to their patients and potential new patients. The Chiropractor Educator was intended to…

New Display : B.J. and the National Parks

We have a new display up on the third floor of the library! “TRAVELING is an art. To know WHAT to see; to know HOW to see; to be able to systematize what you see, that it may make a lasting memory, are things that people can develop and train themselves to accomplish.” – BJ Palmer, 1928 B.J. Palmer traveled…

National Parks Month!

July is National Parks Month! Did you know that B.J. Palmer, through his radio station, WOC, hosted railroad tours?  They went to several parks in the Western U.S. Check out this brochure!                                                        …

Happy 4th of July!

“July is always remembered by the youngsters as being the month in which we celebrate Independence Day. We, as a sane people, should celebrate every month as being one in which sick men and women have declared their independence and have flocked to the Chiropractic standard.” – The Chiropractor July, 1925                  …

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