Timothy J. Nugent Papers, 1939-2007 | University of Illinois Archives

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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


Browse by Series:

[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],
[All]

Series 11: Audiovisual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Includes photographs, negatives, slides, videotape, and film relating to Timothy J. Nugent, the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, lectures, conferences, special events, wheelchair athletics, research, and disability.
Sub-Series 1: Photographs and NegativesAdd to your cart.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Division of Rehabilitation Education Services (DRES) PhotographsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 6: DRES PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Beckwith and Campus, 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Delta Sigma Omicron, Disabled Students Organization (DSO), 1952-99Add to your cart.
Folder 9: DSO - 45th DSO Awards Banquet and 30th-year Reunion of South African Tour Group, 1992Add to your cart.
Includes photographs of Roger Ebert (formerly reported for the News-Gazette and covered the South Africa Tour in 1962).
Folder 10: DSO - Children's Christmas PartyAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: DSO - Faculty/Student Basketball Game and Nugent Retirement Party, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Drivers Education - Jill Smith, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Educational Displays of DRES ServicesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Japanese Tea Ceremony, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Nugent Portrait, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Optimists InternationalAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: PicnicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Picnics - 35th Anniversary of DRES, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Rehabilitation Center - Blueprints and Models, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Rehabilitation Center - New, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Rehabilitation Center - OldAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Satoru Yamazaki Visit, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Staff, 1967-69Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Students, 1950s-74Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Television ProgramAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Transportation, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Transportation - Carpenter Body Works Dedication, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Tours - South Africa, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, 1962, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Lectures, Conferences, and Events PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Lectures, Conferences, and Events Photographs, 1970s-90sAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Applied Life Studies Graduation, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Awards Banquets, 1956-71Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Co. E Reunion, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 34: First International Conference on Rehabilitation of the Handicapped - Beijing, Jan. 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 35: National Paraplegia Foundation Conventions, 1971, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Oxford University Seminar - British Council for Rehabilitation of the Disabled, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 37: President's Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Seventh World Wheelchair Games - Torch Design, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 39: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse - Wall of Fame Brunch, 1991Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Research PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Research Photographs, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Japan - AccessibilityAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: RampsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Timothy J. Nugent PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: 1966-85Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Army and Early Life, 1940-44Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 45: Awards and Honors, 1966-85Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Professional, 1950s-90sAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: T. J. "Pizgee" Retirement Party, Nov. 22, 1985Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Wheelchair AthleticsAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Wheelchair AthleticsAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Basketball, 1949-99Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Basketball - NWBA (Dallas), 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Football, 1970-73Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Track and FieldAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Other PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: Queen Elizabeth II and Lady Hamilton (Pix)Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Unidentified PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: NegativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Assembly Hall, CampAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Dr. Campbell's SlidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Rehabilitation Center - NewAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: SlidesAdd to your cart.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Division of Rehabilitation Education Services (DRES) SlidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 58: Academics, 1963-77Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Activities of Daily Living (ADL) - Bathroom, 1963-71Add to your cart.
Folder 60: ADL - Cooking, 1976-78Add to your cart.
Folder 61: ADL - Dressing, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 62: ADL - Driving and Drivers Education, 1963-74Add to your cart.
Folder 63: Beckwith and Tanbrier, 1975, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Buses and Transportation, 1963-85Add to your cart.
Folder 65: DSO - Meetings and Christmas Parties, 1972-75Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Occupational Therapy Class, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Outdoor Recreation, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Physical Therapy, 1966-75Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Picnics and Luncheon, 1963-83Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Rehabilitation Center (New), 1966-85Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Rehabilitation Center (New) - Models and Blueprints, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Rehabilitation Center (Old), 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Services, 1963-77Add to your cart.
Folder 74: Students, 1963-79Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Timothy J. Nugent, 1963-85Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Tour - Hawaii, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Tour - Israel, Greece, and Rome, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Tour - South Africa, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 79: Tour - Washington, D.C., 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Tours, 1962-74Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Research SlidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 81: Adaptive Equipment, 1963-85Add to your cart.
Folder 82: Campus Accessibility - Assembly Hall, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 83: Campus Accessibility - Buildings, 1960-77Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Campus Accessibility - Churches, 1962-70Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Campus Accessibility - Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Campus Accessibility - Memorial Stadium, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Electric Wheelchair Controls, 1975Add to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Research SlidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Research-Experimental Car, circa late 1970sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Jill Smith - Telephone and Driving, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Measurements, 1962-72Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pub, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Ramps, 1962-64Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Residence Halls, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Streets and Curbs, 1962-72Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Wheelchair Athletics SlidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Wheelchair Athletics, 1962-83Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Archery, 1974-78Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Basketball, 1963-77Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Basketball - 20th and 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournaments, 1968, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Football and Ping Pong, 1962-77Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Goal Ball (Blind Athletics), 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 14: National Wheelchair Games, 1966-78Add to your cart.
Folder 15: National Wheelchair Games - Hawaii, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Paralympics, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Paralympics, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Paralympics (24th International Stokes Mandeville Games) - England, 1975Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Slide PresentationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Accessibility on Campus, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Accessibility on Campus, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: DRES Services Slideshow, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 23: China, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 24: DRES Program Presentation - Part IAdd to your cart.
Traveling Slideshow regarding DRES activities.
Folder 25: DRES Program Presentation - Part IIAdd to your cart.
Traveling Slideshow regarding DRES activities.
Folder 26: DRES Program Presentation - Part IIIAdd to your cart.
Traveling Slideshow regarding DRES activities.
Folder 27: Pizgee Retirement Party, 1985Add to your cart.

T. J. "Pizgee" Retirement Party, Nov. 22, 1985.

Contains slides that span 1940s-1985.

Folder 28: Teaching and Adapting Leisure Activities for Special Populations, 1979Add to your cart.
Includes Audio Cassette
Folder 29: Training Package: Employing Handicapped Persons in the Transit Industry, 1982Add to your cart.
Includes Audio Cassette
Sub-Series 5: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Personal Scrapbook - Family Pictures, 1941-83Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: VideotapeAdd to your cart.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Item 4: Bladder ImplantAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Centennial Boston MarathonAdd to your cart.
Item 6: College: Wheelchair Athletics - CBS Today - GumboAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Wheelchair Basketball (Paralized Veterans of America) - Volume IAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Wheelchair Basketball (Paralized Veterans of America) - Volume IIAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Big Wheels in Broadcasting, 1962Add to your cart.
Item 10: Bladder and Bowel, 1962Add to your cart.
Item 11: Dressing, 1962Add to your cart.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Driving, 1962Add to your cart.
Item 2: Shower and Grooming, 1962Add to your cart.
Item 3: Just Plain Olympics, 1983Add to your cart.
Item 4: Just Plain Olympics, 1983Add to your cart.
Item 5: International Games for the Disabled - New York, 1984Add to your cart.
Item 6: Beating the Averages, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 7: Beating the Averages, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 8: Bladder and Bowel, Shower and Grooming, Dressing, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 9: Driving, Mobility for Everyone, Big Wheels in Broadcasting, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 10: Mobility for Everyone, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 11: Roger Davis's Hall of Fame, 1990Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[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],
[All]

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