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Digitize This!

New online content is now available to our students, faculty, and chiropractic history enthusiasts though our digitization project: We recently uploaded six B.J. Palmer publications that are now available in a searchable Flipbook format: –Disciplining the Hour –It is as Simple as That –Kidney Diseases –New Twist on Old Ways –New Twist on Old Ways—2nd Edition –An Invisible Government  …

Library Week 2019

In honor of National Library Week we’re taking a look back at the library over the years. Palmer has had a library since at least 1904. (1904-1905 PSC Announcement)       By 1911 the library’s collection had grown to several thousand volumes.  The Library was located in the B.J. Palmer classroom building during the 1920s and 1930s, and later…

Digitize This!

New online content is now available to our students, faculty, and chiropractic history enthusiasts though our digitization project: We recently uploaded six B.J. Palmer publications that are now available in a searchable Flipbook format: —Few Fearful…Fatal Flu Facts and Figures —Chiropractic for Men —Chiropractic Questions and Answers —Crowding the Hour —Diagnosis vs. Analysis —Chiropractic Has Earned the Right to Live…

30 Years Ago Today: Palmer College Acquires Central High

Happy April Fool’s Day! Beconned was the special April Fool’s edition of Palmer’s student newspaper, the Beacon. Every year the students running the newspaper filled an entire issue with the most ridiculous stories they could come up with. Keep reading to see a couple examples from 1989!                          …

Recently Researched – Historic Chart

Did you know that the archives have historic charts and diagrams? Last week we scanned this Physiological Chart of the Involuntary Nervous System for an alumnus to decorate his office!     This chart was created in 1905 by George M. Goodell. The original chart measures 17.5 x 37 inches and had to be scanned in four separate sections due…

Check Out Our Digital Collections!

The Palmer College of Chiropractic Special Collections and Archives have created a repository for historical content, available for you to access anywhere, for free, online!  Using our searchable, flipbook format, you can access select Palmer yearbooks, Green Books, B.J. Palmer Pamphlets, photographs and more! You can access the digital collections from our website: www.library.palmer.edu/specialcollections A huge thanks to all our…

Intro to Special Collections and Archives

Our Special Collections & Archives are the largest collection of chiropractic materials in the world housed under one roof. We have books, manuscripts, theses, photographs, paintings, journals, research papers – the list goes on and on! And here in the archives you can view practically everything we have in the collection, whether or not it is in the catalog! We…

At Bat: Baseball and Chiropractic

Baseball season is upon us! Chiropractic and baseball have had a strong association throughout the years. In “Baseball & Chiropractic: Maturing Together” (Chiropractic History, vol. 29., no. 1, 2009, pp. 15-18), Steven Parker, D.C., states: “. . . throughout the twentieth century, baseball’s professional athletes came to rely on chiropractic for both the treatment and prevention of injuries. Today, chiropractic…

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