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Collection Overview

Title: Timothy J. Nugent Papers, 1939-2007Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 16/6/20

Primary Creator: Nugent, Timothy J. (1923-)

Extent: 28.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: By subject and chronological or alphabetical thereunder.

Date Acquired: 02/07/2007. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Accessibility Standards, Delta Sigma Omicron, Paralympics/World Wheelchair Games, Photographs, Rehabilitation Education, Students with Disabilities, Wheelchair Athletics, Wheel Chair Basketball

Formats/Genres: Financial Records, Motion Pictures/Videotapes, Other Pictorial, Papers

Languages: English, German, Japanese, Swedish, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Timothy J. Nugent, Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services (1948-85), includes biographical records, correspondence, consulting materials, reports, newsletters, journals, publications, brochures, newspaper clippings, presentations, lectures, conference proceedings, meeting minutes, reference material, photographs, slides, videotape, film, scrapbooks, drawings by Wesley Queypo, and artifacts concerning the personal and professional life of Timothy J. Nugent, including his early life and education; research concerning architectural barriers, accessibility standards, transportation, and recreation; involvement in the administration and activities of the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, Delta Sigma Omicron, National Wheelchair Basketball Association (1949-2002), National Wheelchair Athletic Association (1959-93), American National Standards Institute (1959-92), National Center for a Barrier Free Environment (1975-89), National Paraplegia Foundation (later the National Spinal Cord Injury Association) (1965-2005), Paralyzed Veterans of America (1972-2007), Paralympic planning committees, steering committees, advisory boards, foundations, and alumni associations; activities as a lecturer, consultant, and publisher; participation in the coaching and organization of sporting events such as the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournaments, National Wheelchair Games, National Veterans Wheelchair Games, and Paralympics.

Biographical Note

Timothy J. Nugent, born January 10, 1923, founded the first comprehensive program of higher education for individuals with disabilities in 1948. He served as Professor of Rehabilitation Education and Director of the Rehabilitation Education Center and the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services at the University of Illinois. He retired in 1985. He founded the National Wheelchair Basketball Association in 1949 and served as Commissioner for the first 25 years. He also founded Delta Sigma Omicron, a national rehabilitation service fraternity. He was President of the National Paraplegia Foundation (now National Spinal Cord Injury Association) for four terms. He has been an international lecturer and consultant, as well as an advocate, publisher, and researcher on behalf of people with disabilities. He was a leader in the development of architectural accessibility standards, public transportation, adaptive equipment, and recreation activities for people with disabilities. He has been and continues to be active in many professional organizations, including the American National Standards Institute, the Illinois State Legislative Commission on the Hospitalization of Spinal Cord Injured, the Committee on Technical Aids, Housing and Transportation of Rehabilitation International, and the Institute for the Advancement of Prosthetics. He holds degrees from Tarleton State University, Texas; University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, Wisconsin; and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wisconsin. He also has honorary degrees from Springfield College in Massachusetts and Mount Mary College in Wisconsin.

Subject/Index Terms

Accessibility Standards
Delta Sigma Omicron
Paralympics/World Wheelchair Games
Photographs
Rehabilitation Education
Students with Disabilities
Wheelchair Athletics
Wheel Chair Basketball


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Biographical Information],
[Series 2: Early Life and Education],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Subject Files],
[Series 5: Professional Service Activities],
[Series 6: Consulting],
[Series 7: Lectures, Conferences, and Events],
[Series 8: Publications],
[Series 9: Newsletters],
[Series 10: Reference Materials],
[Series 11: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 12: Personal Correspondence],
[Series 13: News Clippings],
[Series 14: Scrapbooks],
[Series 15: Oversized Materials],
[Series 16: Artifacts],
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Series 5: Professional Service ActivitiesAdd to your cart.
Includes correspondence, brochures, event programs, reports, meeting minutes, and newsletters relating to Timothy J. Nugent's membership and/or participation in various committees, boards, foundations, and associations.
Sub-Series 1: American National Standards Association A117.1 CommitteeAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 32: 1959, 1969-75Add to your cart.
Folder 33: 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 34: 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 35: 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 36: 1977Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1977-78Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1983-84, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 16: American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)/National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) Committee, 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 17: BOMA, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Brochures, 1975-83Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Cleland Letters, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Inter-agency Task Force Correspondence, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Meeting of the Secretariat: Chicago, Mar. 28, 1980Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Meeting of the Secretariat, Mar. 20, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Meeting of the Secretariat, National Easter Seal Convention, Nov. 17, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Meeting TranscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Proposed ANSI A117.1, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Responses to Proposed ANSI A117, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Responses to Proposed ANSI A117, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Responses to Proposed ANSI A117, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Responses to Proposed ANSI A117, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Responses for Request for Funds, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Responses to ANSI "Working Committee", 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Revisions, 1969Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Delta Sigma Omicron, Inc. Board of DirectorsAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1987-94Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1993-95Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1995-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1996-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Rough Drafts, 1994Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: International Stoke Mandeville Games FederationAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1969-79Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1984-93Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: International Wheelchair Basketball FederationAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1992-99Add to your cart.
Folder 21: 1996-2004Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: National Center for a Barrier Free Environment (NCBFE) - Board of DirectorsAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 22: 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 23: 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 24: 1981Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1981-82Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1982-83Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1983-85Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Access Information Bulletin, 1980-81Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: National Paraplegia Foundation (NPF)Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1965-75Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1976-77Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Publications/Handbooks, 1972-78Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1980-89Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1990-91Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 1995-99Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Directories, 1985-86Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Newsletter: "SCI Illinois", 1995-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Newsletters: "SCI Network," "SCI Illinois," "SCI Life", 1995-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Press Kit, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 21: ResourcesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: National Spinal Cord Injury Foundation - Research DivisionAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1981-82Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 9: National Wheelchair Athletic Association (NWAA)Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 3: National Wheelchair Athletic Association (NWAA)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 4th National Wheelchair Games, 1959-60Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 9th National Wheelchair Games, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 17th and 18th National Wheelchair Games, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 19th National Wheelchair Games, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 23rd National Wheelchair Games, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 24th National Wheelchair Games, 1980-81Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Correspondence, General, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Correspondence, Special, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Organization and Administration, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Organization and Administration, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Plaques, 1980Add to your cart.
Oversized materials in legal folder
Folder 15: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Promotions, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Requests, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Space and Housing, 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 24th National Wheelchair Games - Special Award Letters, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 26th National Wheelchair Games, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Constitutions and Rules, 1973-81Add to your cart.
Folder 21: National Wheelchair Track and Field Championships, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Newsletters, 1975-93Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 10: National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA)Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 23: 1949-51Add to your cart.
Folder 24: 1952-53Add to your cart.
Folder 25: 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 26: 1973-83Add to your cart.
Folder 27: 1986-94Add to your cart.
Folder 28: 1986-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 29: 1991-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 30: 1996-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 31: 12th Annual National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NWBT), 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 32: 13th Annual NWBT, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 33: 15th Annual NWBT, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 34: 21st Annual NWBT, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 35: 22nd Annual NWBT, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 36: 23rd Annual NWBT, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 37: 24th Annual NWBT, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 38: 25th Annual NWBT, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 39: 26th Annual NWBT, 1974Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 27th Annual NWBT, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 36th Annual NWBT, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 38th Annual NWBT, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 41st Annual NWBT, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 42nd Annual NWBT, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 47th Annual NWBT, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 53rd Annual NWBT, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 54th Annual NWBT, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Chicago Sidewinders, 1965-71Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Commissioner's Office, 1995-96Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Conference Schedules, 1959-60, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Directories, 1972-93Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Forms, 1949-68Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Grant, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Hall of Fame, 1990-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Indiana Olympians, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Manual of Regulations and Procedures of the NWBA, 1964-65Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Meeting Minutes, 1961-86Add to your cart.
Folder 19: National Rules Committee, 1966-70Add to your cart.
Folder 20: National Wheelchair Basketball Championship, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 21: National Wheelchair Basketball Championships, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 22: National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament and 1st National IntercollegiateWheelchair Basketball Tournament, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Newsletters, 1965-89Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Newsletters, 1990-92Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Newsletters, 1993-95Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Newsletters, 1996-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Ninth National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Physical Classification Handbook, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Reference Packet, 1960-71Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Rule Books, Constitutions, 1971-89Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 11: Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 31: 1972-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 32: 2nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG), 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 33: 6th NVWG, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 34: 7th-10th NVWG, 1987-90Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 11th NVWG, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 11th NVWG: Participant List and Stat Sheets, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 12th NVWG, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 13th NVWG, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 14th NVWG, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 15th NVWG, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 16th NVWG, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 17th NVWG, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 18th NVWG, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 19th NVWG, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 20th NVWG, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 21st NVWG, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 22nd NVWG, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 23rd NVWG, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 24th NVWG, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 27th NVWG, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Sixth Annual Coast-to-Coast Tour, 1953Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 12: Phinney Branch Mutual Drainage District - CommissionerAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1956-57Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1958-59Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 21: 1961-65Add to your cart.
Folder 22: 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 23: 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 24: 1969-71Add to your cart.
Folder 25: 1972-79Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 13: Seventh World Wheelchair GamesAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 26: 1982-84Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Contracts, 1982-84Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Contribution Return Letters, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Correspondence, 1981-82Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1984-85Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Cost Analysis, 1982-83Add to your cart.
Folder 6: England, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Funding, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 8: IBM Support, 1982-84Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Important, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Initial Proposals to Board, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Letters from B. Dale Wiley, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Letters from Chancellor, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 14: News Clipping, 1981-84Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Programs and Promotion Materials, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Schedule/Venues, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Terminal Report, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 18: United States Olympic Committee, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 19: University Bid and Responses, 1980-83Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 14: Springfield College Alumni AssociationAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1978-85Add to your cart.
Folder 21: 2000-01Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Honorary Degree, 1999Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 15: University of Illinois FoundationAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 23: 1993-98Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Hollister, Inc., 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 25: President's Council, 1988-89Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 16: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Alumni AssociationAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 26: 1993-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Activities and Correspondence, 1978-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Publications, 1978-85Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Alumni Campaign Executive Leadership Committee, 1989Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Foundation, 1977-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Wall of Fame Committee, 1969-99Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 17: Other Professional Service ActivitiesAdd to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 3: American Standards Association, 1965-75Add to your cart.
Folder 4: American Wheelchair Bowling Association, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Association of Handicapped Student Service Programs in Postsecondary Education, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Association pf Rehabilitation Centers, 1965-66Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Barr Foundation, 1996-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Commission to Investigate Hospitalization of Paraplegics, 1957-59Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Governor's Task Force, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Greenleigh Associates Coordinating Committee, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Hawaii County Committee for Employment of the Handicapped, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Illinois Public Transit Association, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 13: International Foundation Disabled Sailing, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 14: International Paralympic Committee - Atlanta, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 15: International Paralympic Committee - Atlanta, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 16: International Society for Rehabilitation of the Disabled, 1965-66Add to your cart.
Folder 17: National Campaign for Tolerance, 2000-01Add to your cart.
Folder 18: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Special Committee on Athletic Opportunities for Handicapped Student-Athletes, 1977-80Add to your cart.
Folder 19: National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 1975-78Add to your cart.
Folder 20: National Wheelchair Sports Fund, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Nationwide Outdoor Recreation Plan - Task Force, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Paralympic Organizing Committee - Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Paralympics - Funding and Publicity, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Parcourse User Group, 1984-87Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Ph.D. Thesis Committee - Robert Szyman, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 26: President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped, 1954-75Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Project Break-Thru Transportation Sub-Committee, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Work Group - Spinal Cord Injury CentersAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Springfield College - Program Advisory Board, 1998-99Add to your cart.
Folder 30: State Wide Assessment of Programs for the Handicapped Project - Advisory Board, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Tarleton Alumni Association, 1986, 1993-95Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Task Force on Urban Stormwater, 1978-79Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Technical Education Research Centers Advisory Committee, 1972-76Add to your cart.
Folder 34: United Cerebral Palsy of Illinois Task Force, 1974-80Add to your cart.
Folder 35: United Community Council - Health Fair Committee, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 36: University of Illinois Alumni Association, 1997-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 37: University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Association, 1985-2004Add to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Veterans' Memorial Steering Committee, 2001-02Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Wheelchair Basketball Coaches Association, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Wheelchair Pilots Association, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Wheelchair Sports, USA, 1991-2002Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Biographical Information],
[Series 2: Early Life and Education],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Subject Files],
[Series 5: Professional Service Activities],
[Series 6: Consulting],
[Series 7: Lectures, Conferences, and Events],
[Series 8: Publications],
[Series 9: Newsletters],
[Series 10: Reference Materials],
[Series 11: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 12: Personal Correspondence],
[Series 13: News Clippings],
[Series 14: Scrapbooks],
[Series 15: Oversized Materials],
[Series 16: Artifacts],
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