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Special Collections Services: Overview

Special Collections Services

This guide is about the different services we provide.

Special Collections stacks

The Special Collections stacks, pictured, contain a wealth of chiropractic knowledge which we can help you to access through the different services that we provide.

Opening Hours

The Special Collections & Archives department is located in the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library on Palmer's Main 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 specialcollections@palmer.edu for assistance.

 

This Guide

In this guide, you will find information on what types of services we provide. The guide is divided into the following pages:

  • Overview
  • Reference Requests
  • Genealogy Research
  • Photograph Services

Services Introduction

  • Our reading room is open 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m. for quiet study of fragile materials.
  • We'll help you find the resources you need for your historical research
  • Have a family member who went through Palmer? We can find them in our collection of yearbooks, class composites and graduation programs.
  • Looking to decorate your chiropractic office, or need an image for a presentation? We provide high resolution scans for a small fee.

B.J. reading a paper