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Special Collections Collections: Special Collections Papers/Records

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This page focuses on our Special Collections Papers/ Records.

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Special Collections Records/Papers

Special Collections and Archives contains more than 4,000 linear feet of manuscript papers. Highlights include the manuscripts and papers of:

  • D.D. Palmer (1845-1913), the Founder of Chiropractic and what is now called Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • B.J. Palmer (1882-1961), son of D.D. and President of the Palmer School of Chiropractic from 1906-1961
  • David D. Palmer (1906-1978), son of B.J. and Mabel Heath Palmer, President of Palmer College of Chiropractic from 1961-1978
  • Lyndon Lee (1887-1983), a chiropractic pioneer from New York
  • The Lensgraf family, an early and extensive family of chiropractors;
  • Russell Gibbons (1931-2010)  and Walter Wardwell (1918-2005), prominent and widely published chiropractic historians.

 

Archival Papers

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Archival collections include the papers and records of the Palmer family and important chiropractic individuals and organizations.