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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 4: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.
Includes correspondence, financial information, reports, research, memorandums, and meeting minutes regarding the administration and activities of the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Accessibility, 1968-84Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Administration - Longstanding, 1948-56Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Admissions, 1969-84Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Alumni Information, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Annual Report, 1978-79Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Applied Life Studies (ALS), College of, 1987-92Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Applied Life Studies (ALS), College of, 1987-96Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Applied Life Studies (ALS), College of, 1993-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Applied Life Studies (ALS), College of - Dean's Grant Proposal, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Audit Report, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Ball State University, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Beckwith Living Center, 1974-78, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Boston University, 1967-68Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Budget - Biennial Budget, 1965-67Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Budget, 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Budget, 1967-68Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Budget, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Budget, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Budget, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Budget - Biennial Budget, 1969-71Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Budget, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Budget, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Budget, 1971-72Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Budget, 1972-73Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Budget, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Budget, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Budget, 1974-75Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Budget, 1975-76Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Budget - Analysis and Tabulation of Wages, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Budget, 1976-77Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Budget, 1977-78Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Budget, 1978-79Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Budget, 1979-80Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Budget, 1980-81Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Classes Taught and Program Participation, 1977-82Add to your cart.
Folder 19: College Name Change Proposal, 1969-74Add to your cart.
Folder 20: "College Programs for the Disabled", 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Correspondence - Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, 1965-85Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Correspondence - Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, 1977-79Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence - Students, 1963-84Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Council on Program Evaluation (COPE), 1972-81Add to your cart.
Folder 3: COPE, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: COPE, 1981-84Add to your cart.
Folder 5: COPE Report, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 6: COPE Task Group, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Course Outlines, 1963-64, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Course Syllabus - Automated Measurements, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Delta Sigma Omicron (DSO), Disabled Students Organization, 1963-79Add to your cart.
Folder 10: DSO - Honorary Life Membership Certificates, 1958-60Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Department of Leisure Studies, 1974-85Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Departmental Charges, 1977-80Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Dr. Pepper Letters, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Driver Education Program, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Electric Wheelchair UsersAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Equipment - On Loan or Relocation, 1968-84Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Equipment - Stainless Specialties, Inc., 1965-67Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Equipment - Wheelchair Evaluations and Purchase, 1965-78Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Equipment Requests, 1978-80Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Federally Sponsored Agreements - Vice Chancellor for Research, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Films: "Bowel and Bladder Technique" and Bus Transportation System Film, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Funding, 1977-85Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Graduate Assistant Program, 1979, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Graduate Faculty Membership, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Grant Application - Strength Levels Needed for Common Tasks, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Greyhound Bus Project, 1965-67, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Grievances - Martin Cox, 1976, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Half-way House Program: Greenbriar, Tanbrier, Beckwith, 1965, 1973-80Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Hawaii Tour - Gizz Kids, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Information Received, 1972-79Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Information Requests, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Information Requests, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Information Requests, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Information Requests, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Information Requests, 1970-79Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Information Requests, 1980-85Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Instructional Resources, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Job Applications, 1972-81Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Letters of Recommendation, 1971-79Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Medical Services FormsAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Memorandums, 1959-83Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Memphis State University, 1965-66Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: New Student Orientation, 1970-85Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Notices to Students, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Occupational Therapy CurriculumAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Office of Services for the Blind and Deaf - BibliographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Grant, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Pre-Registration, 1953-55Add to your cart.
Folder 7: President's Reports, 1965-72Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Press Releases, 1967-76Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Program Review Questionnaire, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Promotion and Tenure, 1964-65, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Ramp Construction, 1966, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Regional Evaluation Centers for the Blind in Illinois, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Rehabilitation and Vocational Counseling Curriculum - PlanningAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Rehabilitation Center - General Information, 1955-83Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Research, 1955-78Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Research, 1960-84Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Research - Highway Traffic Study, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Research - Rehabilitation and Recreation, 1968-74Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Research Proposals and Reports, 1965-81Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Rutgers Medical School - Neurological Research, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Safety Measures, 1956-60, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 22: SAT, ACT, SCAT, MMPI - Raw Scores and Decites by Colleges, 1978-86Add to your cart.
Folder 23: School of Basic Medical Sciences, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Senior Citizens, 1974-76Add to your cart.
Folder 25: South Africa Tour, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Spalding Schools, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Special Statements, Tid bitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Spinal Cord Injury Centers, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Staff - Special Events, 1964-66Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Staff Meeting Minutes, May 1962 - March 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Staff Meeting Minutes, April 1963 - May 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Staff Meeting Minutes, Sept. 1964 - April 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Staff Recommendations for Phase II Building Plan, 1972-73Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Staff Vacations, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Staffing Budget, 1970-81Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Student Papers, 1976-84Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Admissions Policy, 1958-71Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Budget IncreaseAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Letter to Provost, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Meetings and Minutes, 1955-71Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Membership, 1971-73Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Miscellaneous, 1959-66Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Out-of-State Students, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Policy on Public Events, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Public Law 565, Funding, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Reference Materials, 1959-64Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Related Reports and Materials, 1959-63Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Reports and Correspondence, 1955-81Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Student Rehabilitation Advisory Committee - Requests and Chancellor Reponse, 1965-81Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Student Rehabilitation Center - Development Proposal and Summary, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Student/Staff Aides, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Air France, 1974-75Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Correspondence: Scandinavian Seminar, 1973-75Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Correspondence: Students, 1973-77Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Finances, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Finances, 1975-78Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - General Information, Brochures, 1974-76Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Institut Franco-Scandinave, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Study Abroad Program: Aix-en-Provence, France - Student Travel Information, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Summer Pre-College Program for the Blind, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Summer Programs - Unit 4 Schools, Grades 5-8, 1966-68Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Summer Recreation Program, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Supervisor of Medical Science Negotiations, 1972-74Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Tables of Organization - DRES, ALS, College of Physical EducationAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Teachers and CounselorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Television Program on Rehabilitation Center, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Thesis Proposals, 1965-70Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Third Party Cooperative Agreement, 1983-84Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Transportation, 1973-84Add to your cart.
Folder 23: University of Illinois Foundation - Reports, 1984-85Add to your cart.
Folder 24: University of Illinois Foundation - Rough DraftsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: University of Michigan, 1970, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Visits/Tours, 1967-84Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Wheelchair Athletics - Early, 1951-56Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Wheelchair Athletics - RulesAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Wheelchair Football, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Wheelchair SquaredancingAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Wheelchair Track and Field, 1969Add 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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