Accessibility Standards Project File

Overview

Scope and Contents

Subject Terms

Detailed Description

Meeting Minutes

Correspondence

Conferences

Research

Reference Materials

Publicity

Committee Publications

Audiovisual Materials

Oversize Materials



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Accessibility Standards Project File, 1955-74

By Laura Grigg

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Collection Overview

Title: Accessibility Standards Project File, 1955-74

ID: 16/6/17

Extent: 1.2 cubic feet

Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder.

Date Acquired: 05/20/2008

Subjects: Accessibility Standards, American National Standards Institute, American Standards Association, Architectural Design, Architectural Photographs, Disabilities, Photographs

Formats/Genres: Announcements, Architectural drawings, Motion Pictures/Videotapes

Languages: English, Swedish

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Accessibility Standards Project File (1955-74) contains meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, surveys, conference proceedings and programs, brochures, publications, reference materials, architectural drawings, photographs, negatives, slides, and 35mm film regarding the activities of the American Standards Association Steering and Sectional Committees, formed in 1959 to study the problem of architectural barriers in buildings used by people with physical disabilities (Project A 117). Activities include research, publishing, outreach, publicity, and attending and organizing conferences. Major organizations involved include the American Standards Association, the American National Standards Institute, the National (Easter Seal) Society for Crippled Children and Adults, and the President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped. Major correspondents include Timothy J. Nugent, Jayne Shover, Major General Melvin J. Mass, K. Vernon Banta, Leon Chatelain, Jr., and Philip Klieger.

Subject/Index Terms

Accessibility Standards
American National Standards Institute
American Standards Association
Architectural Design
Architectural Photographs
Disabilities
Photographs


Box and Folder Listing


Series 1: Meeting MinutesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Organization Meeting - Sectional Committee, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Steering and Sectional Committee Minutes and Announcements, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Steering and Sectional Committee Minutes and Announcements, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1962-63Add to your cart.
Series 2: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 5: University of Illinois and Co-Sponsors - Initial Organization, 1959-62Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1960-62Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letter Ballot, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Official Representation Registration, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 11: American Standards and Facilities, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 12: American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Reactivation of A117 Committee, 1974Add to your cart.
Series 3: ConferencesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Building Research Institute Conference on New Building Research, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 50th Anniversary of the Svenska Vanforevardens Centralkommitte (Swedish Committee for Care of Cripples), 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Volunteer Workshop on Architectural Barriers / National Society for Crippled Children and Adults Annual Convetion: "Breaking Down Barriers," 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Conference on Architectural Barriers, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Governor's Institute on Vocational Rehabilitation, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Facilities and Equipment for the Disabled in the Areas of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 19: National Conference on Standards (14th), 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Institute for Teachers and Administrators of Programs for the Physically Handicapped, 1965Add to your cart.
Series 4: ResearchAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Student Rehabilitation Center Research List (digitized)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Ramps with Gradients (digitized), 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Architectural Barrier Surveys - Delta Sigma Omicron, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Architectural Barrier Surveys - National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 1959-65Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Handicapped Homemakers, 1959-63Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Handicapped Homemakers - Wheelchair Kitchens, 1958-60Add to your cart.
Series 5: Reference MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Brochures and Advertising, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Guidebooks, 1963-65Add to your cart.
Folder 29: International Publications, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 30: International Publications - Sweden, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Legislation, 1961-64Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Propaganda, 1963-68Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Reference PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: 1955-62Add to your cart.
Folder 34: 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 35: 1964-73Add to your cart.
Series 6: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 36: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Publicity, 1961-62Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Publicity, 1963-64Add to your cart.
Series 7: Committee PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Timothy J. Nugent Publications, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 40: "American Standard Specifications for Making Buildings and Facilities Accessible to, and Usable by, the Physically Handicapped, A117.1-1961," 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Appendix Materials for "American Standard Specifications for Making Buildings and Facilities Accessible to, and Usable by, the Physically Handicapped, A117.1-1961," 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Progress Reports, 1961-64Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Draft Review - "Standards for Recreation and Camping," 1965Add to your cart.
Series 8: Audiovisual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Photographs and Negatives - Campus AccessibilityAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Negatives - Frank Lloyd Wright Marin County Civic Center, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Slides - Campus AccessibilityAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Film - Easter Seal Society: "Breaking the Barrier"Add to your cart.
35mm film
Series 9: Oversize MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Blueprints - Instituto Mexicano de Rehabilitacion, 1958Add to your cart.

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