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1973 June 23

Croker, James D.

Letter from James D. Croker to delegates to the National Paraplegia Foundation convention

Indianapolis (Ind.) - Addressed "dear visitor"; welcoming delegates to Indianapolis for the convention and informing them that a brochure is being developed to answer questions about the curb and sidewalk ramping program. Croker expresses appreciation for the NPF and all the organization has done to help focus attention and provide assistance to local residents.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 June 24

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation establishes basic research award

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the National Paraplegia Foundation's Basic Research Award in the form of $10,000 to be granted in 1071 to a scientist making contributions towards a cure for paraplegia. The release then lists initial members of the jury panel that will select the award recipient, including the institutions they are affiliated with.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1973 June 6

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of executive committee meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains brief financial and staff reports. Other business includes progress on a television spot for fund raising, the 1973 convention awards, a recognition of Dr. L. W. Freeman, appointing Timothy J. Nugent as the NPF delegate to the Paralyzed Veterans of America convention, and a tentative budget for the 1973-74 fiscal year.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Dec. 1

Lone Star Chapter of the National Paraplegia Foundation

Rolling on vol. 1 no. 10

Fort Worth (Tex.) - Contains an introduction of Donald glen Sharp, a general member of the Lone Star chapter. There is also information on nut sales, a thank you to Joan Fernandes for a discussion on accessibility of Tarrant County Junior College, and the Service Center for Opportunities to Overcome Problems (SCOOP) which offers interpreters of manual sign language, assistance for students in wheelchairs, and media aids.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 July 31

Smittkamp, James

Letter from James Smittkamp to Thomas H. Countee

Confirming that Mick Countee will receive a second grant from the National Paraplegia Foundation's Princeton Fund in the amount of $500 when he returns to school.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Nov. 3

Hagen, Harold A. (Harold Allen), 1911-1998

American Public Works Association Washington report vol. 7 no. 5

Washington (D.C.) - About President Nixon signed H.R. 1 (P.L. 92-603) without the title creating the new family program and detailing the disagreements on the bill between the House and Senate. The newsletter discusses the definitions and eligibility presented in the bill and explains the Social Services ceiling and Supplemental Security income for the aged, blind, and people with disabilities. The document also explains... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Sept. 7

Nugent, Timothy J.

Letter from Timothy J. Nugent to Elmer C. Bartels

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a reception the National Paraplegia Foundation Executive Committee is holding to honor Dr. Paul C. Bucy on his retirement as Chairman of the NPF Medical Advisory Committee. Nugent asks that Bartels send names and addresses of people to be included on the invitation list.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Sept. 21

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of executive committee meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains information on the current cash position of the NPF, and reports from committees and staff, which has settled in a new office. Other business include an action conference to make society aware of the problem of spinal cord injury, finding another method of producing and distributing the NPF newsletter, pursuit of a sex study and spinal cord research conference, and information on legislative ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Dec. 1

Smittkamp, James

Letter from James Smittkamp to Elmer C. Bartels

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the agreement between Northwestern University, Wesley Hospital, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago to establish a spinal cord injury treatment center and the memorandum of the National Paraplegia Foundation's agreement with Wesley Hospital.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1973 Apr. 2

Nugent, Timothy J.

Letter from Timothy J. Nugent to Carmine D. Clemente

Champaign (Ill.) - Thanking Clemente for agreeing to chair the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Paraplegia Foundation; Nugent sends more information about the committee and the NPF. He mentions that the NPF is raising funds to sponsor attendance of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Annual National Convention of the NPF. The organization has a Medical School at the main campus of the Un... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers