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Timothy J. Nugent Papers (Digital Surrogates)

Timothy J. Nugent Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1960-1962, includes digitized bulletins, booklets and manuals concerning design and construction guidelines to create buildings and facilities accessible to people with disabilities and to elderly people. Materials include event newsletters and technical handbooks produced by the College of Agriculture's extension service in agriculture and home economics.

This series also includes additional digitized correspondence. This material is restricted and can be accessed only with written permission from the University Archivist.

Materials were digitized by the Digital Content Creation Unit in 2011

This collection is managed by the University of Illinois Archives and does not feature precise descriptive information for each item. Discover its contents by browsing the folders and files. For more information, contact an archivist at