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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…

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.…

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!                                                        …

Palmer On Break

We hope all the Palmer students are enjoying some well-earned rest and relaxation over this summer break! In honor of break here are a few pictures of the Palmer family on some of their  many trips.                                                …

Digitize This! – The Chiropractor (1914)

The newest addition to our digital collections is The Chiropractor  by D.D. Palmer! Daniel David Palmer, the founder of chiropractic, died in 1913 and this book was published a few months later by his widow, Mary Hudler Palmer. D.D. wrote two books in his lifetime, this one, and The Science, Art, and Philosophy of Chiropractic (1910), also called The Chiropractor’s Adjuster, which is…

Faculty Appreciation Week!

“The P.S.C. able faculty is the one dominant force who keeps the entire ball revolving” — B.J. Palmer, 1911 Announcement, p. 95                               In honor of Faculty Appreciation Week, enjoy some photos of Palmer’s amazing early faculty!                  …

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…

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