Division of Rehabilitation Education Services Scrapbooks, 1947-86
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Brief Description: Scrapbooks, including newspaper clippings and photographs of the Rehabilitation Education Center, wheelchair sports, Gizz kids basketball tournaments and trips, Director Timothy Nugent; Delta Sigma Omicron awards (1959-60, 1965-66, 1970-71), National Wheelchair Games (1975), World Wheelchair Games (1982-84), and related activities.
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: 16/6/10
Created by: University of Illinois at U-C. Division of Disability Resources and  Educational Services
Volume: 3.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/5/1986, 6/4/2008
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1606010.pdf
Arrangement: by book and chronological thereunder
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.

Subject Index
Delta Sigma Omicron
Gizz Kids
Rehabilitation Education
Wheel Chair Basketball
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]