Description: Papers of William P. Hurder (1919-75), Professor of Special Education (1965-73), including correspondence, reports, budgets, memoranda, minutes, applications, proposals, case studies and publications received from or sent to deans, administrators, faculty, foundation presidents, state and federal officials, congressmen, President's Committee on Mental Retardation staff, students and the public concerning mental retardation and mental abnormalities (1961-63); Learning Disabilities Research project (1967); delivery of mental health services to children (1960-75); adrenal gland and mental abnormality; anoxia and the estrous cycle in rats, Australian, European, Japanese and Soviet mental health and mental programs; neuropathology; education of Mongoloid children; psychiatric services to Georgia, Kentucky and Louisiana; motor performance of retarded children; Southern Regional Education Board and its mental health programs (1959-67); 1970 White Center of the Dept. of Mental Health and Zone VI programs involving the populations of Champaign and Decatur, the Institute for Research on Exceptional Children and the activities and programs of the American Medical Association, National Association for Retarded Children, Office of Education, Public Health Service, H.E.W., Bureau of State Services, NIMH Juvenile Problems Review Committee, George Washington Univ. Private Advisory Board of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Crime, U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, American Assoc. on Mental Deficiency, Univ. of IL Dept. of Special Education (1966-72), Unesco, Society for Autistic Children, IL Bd. of Mental Health Commissioners and Univ. of IL Children's Research Center Motor Performance Laboratory (1966-70) and Learning Project (1966-68).