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Disability-Related Holdings: Athletic Records

International, National, and Regional Organizations File, 1949-1996
Correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, by-laws, publications, reports, forms, brochures, photographs, schedules, statistics, and financial records concerning the functions of organizations associated with the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, including the International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation, the National Archery Association, the National Paraplegia Foundation, National Wheelchair Athletic Association, National Wheelchair Basketball Association, and the United States Quad Rugby Association. 5.0 cubic feet.
International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File, 1949-2001
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, concerning National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Paralympics/International Stoke Mandeville Games.
Gizz Kids/Ms. Kids File, 1948-2006
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, diskettes, schedules, contracts, itineraries, programs, rosters, biographies, scorebooks, playbooks, and statistical reports concerning the University of Illinois Gizz Kids and Ms. Kids wheelchair basketball teams. 8.0 cubic feet.
National Wheelchair Games File, 1957-1988
Correspondence, forms, newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, statistics, rosters, and programs concerning the operations of the National Wheelchair Games including participating athlete information, meal and housing arrangements, event listings and results, accounting, rosters, publicity, records, officials, volunteers, victory banquets, registration, advertising, fund raising, and rules. The majority of the materials deal with the 19th and 24th National Wheelchair Games (1975, 1980) which were held and organized in Champaign, IL. 2.3 cubic feet.
Long Distance Racing Committee File, 1982-2001
Correspondence, memorandums, newsletters, race applications, meeting minutes, reports, mailing lists, and forms concerning races, marathons and their participants, National Wheelchair Athletic Association (NWAA), Committee on Athletics for the Disabled, Athletic Congress, Association of Road Racing Athletes, Wheelchair Athletes in the USA (WAUSA), road racing rules, sanctioning, bids, and publicity. 1.0 cubic feet.