Rehabilitation Student Case File, 1943-2005
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Brief Description: Rehabilitation case file includes transcripts, applications concerning undergraduate or graduate admission (including transfers) to the University of Illinois, medical records and nature of disability.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 16/6/9
Created by: University of Illinois at U-C. Division of Disability Resources and  Educational Services
Volume: 66.0 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by student name
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at U-C. Division of Disability Resources and  Educational Services :

The Rehabilitation Education Services program was begun at Galesburg in 1948 to provide physical therapy and recreation for physically disabled students and moved to Urbana when Galesburg closed in 1949.1 The Board of Trustees authorized the improvement of the Student Rehabilitation Center on July 25, 1953 and changed its name to the Division of Rehabilitation-Education Services on October 17, 1962.2 The division provides special facilities and services for students with permanent disabilities.3

1. T.J. Nugent, "Paraplegic Rehabilitation Program," The Galesburg Undergraduate Division--University of Illinois, pp. 129-30. Record Series 49/1/810.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 47th Report, July 25, 1953, p. 747; and 52nd Report, October 17, 1962, p. 182.

3. Undergraduate Study Catalog, 1965/66, p. 67.

Access Restrictions: These records are restricted: Access requires completion of an access request form and approval by the director of DRES.
Subject Index
Rehabilitation Education