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International Women’s Day 2020

Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day occurs every March 8th during Women’s History Month. We would like to highlight and recognize international women who have studied at Palmer and who have contributed significantly to the successful establishment and promotion of chiropractic around the world. AUSTRALIA In 1904, Mrs. Barbara Brake from Melbourne, Australia traveled to Davenport with her sister-in-law,…

Digitize This! – Palmer-Gregory College of Chiropractic

Did you know that Palmer College of Chiropractic isn’t the only chiropractic college founded by D. D. Palmer? After leaving Davenport D.D. Palmer went to Oklahoma and founded another chiropractic college, the Palmer-Gregory College of Chiropractic, with Dr. Alva A. Gregory. We now have Annual Announcements from the Palmer-Gregory College for 1909-1910 and 1911-1912 available on our digital collections! We…

Happy Holidays!

The archives will be closed from December 23 – January 6th.                                                       We hope you all have happy holidays and enjoy some time for rest and relaxation, and we’ll see you next year!  

Moving Our Storage Room

As part of the renovations happening on campus, the archives materials that we keep in storage will be getting a new home! We’re very excited for our new storage room, but before we move there are a lot of things that need to happen, so this blog is to let you in on some of the things happening behind the…

Quad Cities Archives Fair

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to the Archives Fair October 26th at the German American Heritage Center! The event was very successful and we had a great time getting to know everyone and sharing information about the history of Palmer College and chiropractic. We love getting to talk to all the other local history professionals and…

Digitize This! – Green Books

We are so excited to announce that we have THREE new Green Books digitized! You can now read Chiropractic Anatomy, The Philosophy of Chiropractic and Chiropractic Advertising in flipbook format on our digital collections!                                               You can also…

Save Your Photos Month

September is National Save Your Photos Month!                           Photos are irreplaceable and easily damaged, so it’s important to take care of them. At the Palmer Archives we have a collection of historic photographs that we are dedicated to protecting and preserving. Petite Pete is going to give you…

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!                  …

All Archivists Stick Together

Have you ever wondered what archivists do, or what goes on in the archives and special collections all day? Here is a song celebrating the work that archivists do!                                                       This sheet music is…

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