Finding Aid for International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File, 1949-2001 | University of Illinois Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File, 1949-2001

ID: 16/6/4

Extent: 10.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Alphabetical.

Date Acquired: 05/20/2008

Subjects: Athletic Publicity, Intercollegiate Athletics, Paralympics/World Wheelchair Games, Wheelchair Athletics, Wheel Chair Basketball

Formats/Genres: Announcements, Financial Records, Papers, Photographs

Languages: English, French, German, Hebrew

Scope and Contents of the Materials

International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File (1949-2001) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, scorebooks, statistics, programs, brochures, schedules, forms and applications, directories, newspaper clippings, press releases, newsletters, photographs, contracts, publications, and financial records concerning athletic tournaments and competitions for athletes with disabilities.  These tournament records contain information regarding officials, records, results, tournament administration, coaching, publicity, registration, athlete/team biographies, the cancellation of the VII World Wheelchair Games (1984) in Champaign, fund raising, advertising, victory banquets, ticket sales, and expenses.  Major competitions include the Cerebral Palsy Games (1977-83), the Indiana Invitational Games (1960-65), the Intercollegiate Wheelchair Games (1968-71), the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1977-2001), the Central States Wheelchair Athletic Association Regional Wheelchair Games or the Little Egypt Games (1975-83), the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1949-95), the National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1976-2000), the Pan-American Games (1967-75), the Paralympics/International Stoke Mandeville Games (1962-96), the Prairie State Games (1985-93), the Wirtz Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1984-95), and the Zonta International Invitational Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1985-93).  Major correspondents include Timothy J. Nugent, Saul Welger, Stan Labanowich, Kenneth S. Clarke, Bradley N. Hedrick, Benjamin H. Lipton, Robert Szyman, Steve Truels, and Frank M. Brasile.

Subject/Index Terms

Athletic Publicity
Intercollegiate Athletics
Paralympics/World Wheelchair Games
Wheelchair Athletics
Wheel Chair Basketball


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Box 7
Sub-Series 10: National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NWBT)
Folder 1: Sectional Tournaments, 1973
Folder 2: Statistics, 1973
Folder 3: Team Information, 1973
Folder 4: Ticket Sales, 1973
Folder 5: Victory Banquet, 1973
Folder 6: Accounting, 1974
Folder 7: Advertising, 1974
Folder 8: Press Clippings, 1974
Folder 9: Program, 1974
Folder 10: Program Advertising, 1974
Folder 11: Scoresheets and Statistics, 1974
Folder 12: Team Information, 1974
Folder 13: 1977
Folder 14: 1979
Folder 15: Team Statistics, 1981
Folder 16: 1982
Folder 17: 1983
Folder 18: 1984
Folder 19: 1985
Folder 20: 1991
Folder 21: 1993
Folder 22: 1995
Sub-Series 11: National Wheelchair Softball Tournament
Folder 23: 1978
Folder 24: 1979
Folder 25: 1980
Sub-Series 12: National Wheelchair Track and Field Championship
Folder 26: Computer Program, 1985-86
Folder 27: 1986
Folder 28: 1992
Sub-Series 13: National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NWWBT)
Folder 29: 1976
Folder 30: 1977
Folder 31: Ballots, 1977
Folder 32: 1978
Folder 33: 1979
Folder 34: 1980
Folder 35: 1981
Folder 36: 1982
Folder 37: Final Report, 1982
Folder 38: Promotion, 1982
Folder 39: Proposal and Business Information, 1982
Folder 40: Statistics, 1982
Folder 41: 1983
Folder 42: 1984
Folder 43: 1985
Folder 44: 1986
Folder 45: 1987
Folder 46: 1988
Folder 47: 1989

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