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This guide focuses on the life and work of Dr. David Palmer.
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David Palmer



January 12, 1906 - May 24, 1978

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    The Special Collections & Archives department is located in the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library on Palmer's Davenport Campus.

    Access to materials and reference assistance is provided in the Reading Room on the first floor of the Library (L103).

    Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Hours during term breaks are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

    Please call (563) 884-5893, or email for assistance.


    This Guide

    This guide focuses on life and works of David Palmer. You will find resources which are about David Palmer and works authored by him, whether that be journals, books, manuscript papers or photographs. The guide is divided into the following pages:

    • Overview
    • Resources about David Palmer
    • Authored by David Palmer
    • Manuscript Papers
    • Photographs




    B.J. and Mabel Palmer’s son, David Palmer was known as the Educator. David Palmer took over the school in 1961 after his father's death. He worked hard to modernize the school, renovating the classrooms and his groundwork enabled him to get the school accredited after his death in 1978. 

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    Rosemary Riess, Head Librarian of Special Collections and Archives, Davenport Campus

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