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D.D. Palmer at the World’s Fair

The World’s Fair in Chicago in 1893 was an historic event in American history and was attended by over 2 million people, including famous inventors, politicians, celebrities, and D.D. Palmer. In 1893 D.D. Palmer was practicing magnetic healing and selling goldfish out of his office in Davenport, Iowa. It was two years before the discovery of chiropractic, but he was…

Digitize This! –The Chiropractor and Clinical Journal, 1928-1931

We now have selected issues of The Chiropractor and Clinical Journal from the following years available to view and keyword search online: Volume 24—1928 Volume 25—1929 Volume 26—1930 Volume 27—1931 The December 1930 issue features a color cover, of green, and red—being very festive of course. All of 1931 have beautiful color illustrations, the majority of which are National Parks…

Digitization Update – The Chiropractor

Our students have been hard at work scanning issues of The Chiropractor and Clinical Journal! The Chiropractor was a monthly periodical produced by Palmer School of Chiropractic from 1904 to 1961. It featured chiropractic articles from many prominent chiropractors from the field and students and faculty of the Palmer School. We have just uploaded two full volumes to our digital…

Recently Researched: 1930s Palmer Graduate Brothers

Recently we were asked for any information on two Palmer graduates, Dr. G. Bertram and Dr. Howard Harper. They were two brothers who practiced chiropractic in Massachusetts! We found the following: They both graduated from the Palmer School of Chiropractic together in June 1930. Their class was called “The Palmeronians” They were known as “Bert” and “Harp” Bert was the…

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…

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…

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…

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