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Historical, Archival & Special Collections

Welcome to the Painless Parker Archive

The IU School of Dentistry Library collects information and resources about the life and career of Edgar Randolph "Painless" Parker, a legendary and infamous character in the history of modern dentistry.  Most of the information available has been collected, curated and analyzed by Dr. Peter M. Pronych and Dr. Arden G Christen, dentists and historians who wrote the definitive books on Painless Parker.

Painless Parker, Dentist & Showman - Dr. Peter Pronych

Painless Parker, HIS STORY - Dr. Peter Pronych