Tag Archive for history

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…

Digitize This! – Volume 20

Digitization Update: We now have 13 Green Books available on our digital collections! Our newest addition is Volume 20 – Precise Posture-Constant Spinograph Comparative Graphs. Read about real cases from the BJ Palmer Chiropractic Clinic!                                                  …

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…

American Archives Month

It’s American Archives Month! You can help us celebrate archives by visiting our physical space to see what we have available, checking out our digital collections, and by donating your personal or family records to an archive.                           Here at the Palmer College Special Collections and Archives we…

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!                  …

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.                                    …

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…

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