National Wheelchair Games File


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By Laura Grigg

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ID: 16/6/15

Extent: 2.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: Chronological.

Date Acquired: 05/20/2008

Subjects: Competitions, Photographs, Wheelchair Athletics

Formats/Genres: Financial Records, Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

National Wheelchair Games File (1957-88) contains 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.  Major correspondents include Stan Labanowich, Kenneth S. Clarke, Benjamin H. Lipton, Robert J. Szyman, Timothy J. Nugent, and Phil Mirell. Two 1986 NWAA National Wheelchair Track and Field Championship Medals (#663), an Archers to Paralympics Badge (#664), and multiple patches from National Wheelchair Games and the NWBA (#665-671) are included in the Artifacts Collection.

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Wheelchair Athletics

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Folder 1: 24th NWG - Victory Banquet, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 24th NWG - Volunteers, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 25th NWG, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 25th NWG - Correspondence, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 26th NWG, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 27th NWG, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 27th NWG - Results, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 28th NWG, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 30th NWG, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 31st NWG, 1988Add to your cart.

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