Tag Archive for Special Collections and Archives

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!                                                        …

Happy 4th of July!

“July is always remembered by the youngsters as being the month in which we celebrate Independence Day. We, as a sane people, should celebrate every month as being one in which sick men and women have declared their independence and have flocked to the Chiropractic standard.” – The Chiropractor July, 1925                  …

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…

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.                                                …

Converting the Millions to Chiropractic

This week’s featured book is too large to fit on our shelves, and too pretty not to share.                       Created in the 1930s to combat misinformation about chiropractic, it represents a united effort by the profession to use advertising to promote chiropractic and change the public viewpoint on chiropractors. This…

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…

Historic Diplomas

With graduation fast approaching we’d like to take this opportunity to feature some diplomas from Palmer’s history. The oldest diploma we have in the archives belonged to Ernest Simon, who graduated October 11, 1899.                       Displayed next to his we have B.J. Palmer’s diploma from January 6, 1902. Fun fact:…

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 three Green Books that are now available in a searchable Flipbook format: —Spirit of the PSC —Chiropractic Gynecology —History in the Making A huge thanks to our student workers who make this possible. We could not do it without…

Preservation Week

Happy Preservation Week!    Preservation is a top priority for archives and special collections, and we are constantly working on preserving the history of chiropractic with custom book boxes, climate controlled storage, archival photo preservation sleeves, and much more. But preservation is also important for you! Family histories are irreplaceable and in order to pass them on you have to keep…

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