Accessibility Standards Project File, 1955-74 | University of Illinois Archives

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Title: Accessibility Standards Project File, 1955-74Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 16/6/17

Extent: 1.2 cubic feet

Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder.

Date Acquired: 05/20/2008

Subjects: Accessibility Standards, American National Standards Institute, American Standards Association, Architectural Design, Architectural Photographs, Disabilities

Formats/Genres: Announcements, Architectural drawings, Motion Pictures/Videotapes, Photographs

Languages: English, Swedish

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Accessibility Standards Project File (1955-74) contains meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, surveys, conference proceedings and programs, brochures, publications, reference materials, architectural drawings, photographs, negatives, slides, and 35mm film regarding the activities of the American Standards Association Steering and Sectional Committees, formed in 1959 to study the problem of architectural barriers in buildings used by people with physical disabilities (Project A 117).  Activities include research, publishing, outreach, publicity, and attending and organizing conferences.  Major organizations involved include the American Standards Association, the American National Standards Institute, the National (Easter Seal) Society for Crippled Children and Adults, and the President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped. Major correspondents include Timothy J. Nugent, Jayne Shover, Major General Melvin J. Mass, K. Vernon Banta, Leon Chatelain, Jr., and Philip Klieger.

Subject/Index Terms

Accessibility Standards
American National Standards Institute
American Standards Association
Architectural Design
Architectural Photographs
Disabilities


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Meeting Minutes],
[Series 2: Correspondence],
[Series 3: Conferences],
[Series 4: Research],
[Series 5: Reference Materials],
[Series 6: Publicity],
[Series 7: Committee Publications],
[Series 8: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 9: Oversize Materials],
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Folder 1: Blueprints - Instituto Mexicano de Rehabilitacion, 1958Add to your cart.

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[Series 9: Oversize Materials],
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