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Valerie Brew Parrish papers

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Adminstrative Information

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Correspondence

Writings and Printed Material


Valerie Brew Parrish papers, 1969-2010 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: Valerie Brew Parrish papers, 1969-2010Add to your cart.

ID: 3/RG 4/FP 13-7-F1

Primary Creator: Brew-Parrish, Valerie (1951-2014)

Extent: 2.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Arranged into 2 series.  Series 1: Correspondence and Series 2: Writings and Printed Material.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2016

Subjects: People with disabilities, Students with disabilities

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Valerie Brew-Parrish papers document her career as a higher education administrator and disability rights activist.  The collection consists of correspondence pertaining to her activities in the Career Planning and placement Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, specifically services for students with disabilities and job placement.  Other correspondence concerns reactions to columns or articles written by Valerie Brew-Parrish, wage discussion, and a variety of other topics.

Her writings include columns and articles in The Herald News, The Greenwood News, Chicago Sun Times, and The Catalyst on topics pertaining to disabilities.  There are additional writings and pamphlets on employment and career development services for students with disabilities at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Also included is her Master’s Thesis “The Perceptions of Midwest Placement Directors on Implementing Special Placement Programs for Handicapped College Graduates,” and reports and printed material on career development.

Biographical Note

Valerie Brew-Parrish, born April 18, 1951 in Chicago passed away July 8, 2014 at the age of 63.  She was born to Sydney W. and Bernice (Kennedy) Brew, and married Richard “Rick” Parrish with whom she had a daughter Tara Parrish.  She was a disability rights activist and responsible for the drafting of important legislation related to disability issues.  She was considered an expert in matters related to disability and housing.

Brew-Parrish obtained both her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education (1974) and Master of Science Degree in Higher Education (1981) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. After graduating she was employed by Southern Illinois University Carbondale as the Associate Director of Placement for Students with Disabilities from 1976-1981; Professional Placement Consultant from 1981-1989; and Wellness Coordinator from 1990-1993.  She was also a published author, editor, and columnist.

Some of her career highlights include: Illinois delegate to the First National White House Conference on the Handicapped in 1977; was the Outstanding Young Woman of America in 1980; was elected to be a board of director to the Indianapolis Resource Center on Independent Living in 1993.  Memberships in professional organizations included American Association of People with Disabilities, American Council of the Blind, and National Federation of the Blind among others.

Subject/Index Terms

People with disabilities
Students with disabilities

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Accession 2016_009

Acquisition Method: Donated by Richard Parrish in April 2016.

Preferred Citation: [Item, Box, Folder], Valerie Brew-Parrish papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Processed by Ileen Gruchot in April-May 2016.


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Series 1: Correspondence, 1974-2010Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1974 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1975 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1976 MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1976 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1976 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1976 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1976 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1977 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 14: Correspondence, 1977 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1977 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1977 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1977 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1977 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Correspondence, 1978 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 24: Correspondence, 1978 AugustAdd to your cart.
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Folder 26: Correspondence, 1978 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence, 1978 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence, 1979 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 31: Correspondence, 1979 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Correspondence, 1979 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Correspondence, 1979 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Correspondence, 1979 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Correspondence, 1979 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Correspondence, 1980 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Correspondence, 1980 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 43: Correspondence, 1980 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Correspondence, 1980 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
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Folder 47: Correspondence, 1980 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Correspondence, 1981 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 55: Correspondence, 1981 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Correspondence, 1981 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
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Folder 67: Correspondence, 1982 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 68: Correspondence, 1982 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 69: Correspondence, 1982 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: Correspondence, 1982 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 71: Correspondence, 1982 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 72: Correspondence, 1983 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 77: Correspondence, 1983 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 78: Correspondence, 1983 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 79: Correspondence, 1983 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 80: Correspondence, 1983 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 81: Correspondence, 1983 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 82: Correspondence, 1983 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 83: Correspondence, 1983 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 84: Correspondence, 1984 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 86: Correspondence, 1984 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 87: Correspondence, 1985 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 94: Correspondence, 1985 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 95: Correspondence, 1985 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 96: Correspondence, 1985 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 97: Correspondence, 1985 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 98: Correspondence, 1985 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 99: Correspondence, 1986 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 101: Correspondence, 1987 AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 102: Correspondence, 1987 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 103: Correspondence, 1988 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 104: Correspondence, 1989 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 105: Correspondence, 1990 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 106: Correspondence, 1990 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 107: Correspondence, 1990 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 108: Correspondence, 1991 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 109: Correspondence, 1991 AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 110: Correspondence, 1991 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 111: Correspondence, 1996 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 112: Correspondence, 1997 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 113: Correspondence, 1998 MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 114: Correspondence, 1998 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 115: Correspondence, 1998 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 116: Correspondence, 1999 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 117: Correspondence, 2004 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 118: Correspondence, 2004 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 119: Correspondence, 2004 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 120: Correspondence, 2004 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 121: Correspondence, 2005 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 122: Correspondence, 2005 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 123: Correspondence, 2007 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 125: Correspondence, 2007 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 126: Correspondence, 2008 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 127: Correspondence, 2008 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 128: Correspondence, 2008 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 129: Correspondence, 2008 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 130: Correspondence, 2009 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
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Folder 135: Correspondence, 2009 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 136: Correspondence, 2009 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 137: Correspondence, 2010 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 138: Correspondence, 2010 MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 139: Correspondence, undatedAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Writings and Printed Material, 1969-2010Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Slideshow "Technology That Enables?", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, 1984, 2005, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Freelancer and Fax Forms, 2007-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Press Release's, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Career Planning and Placement Center Annual Report, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 6: School Yearbook, Grades, Graduation Booklet, and College Financial Plan, 1969, 2009, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Physically Impaired Adults: A Report Based on the City of Carbondale's Questionnaire to the Physically Disabled Adult community", 1975 September, 1976 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: "Career Development and Placement Services With The Handicapped College Student: Proceedings of a Midwest Workshop - SIUC", 1977 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: "Unlock The Door To Employment For The Handicapped College Graduate - SIUC", 1979 November, 1981 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: "Yes You Can! The Severely Communicatively Handicapped Child In The Classroom" Inservice Manual, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Valerie Brew Parrish's Resume and Certificate of Recognition, 1985, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Writings and Pamphlets about SIU's Disability Program, 1977, 1981, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Writings about Valerie Brew Parrish, 1979, 1981, 1993, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2007, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: "The Perceptions of /midwest Placement Directors On Implementing Special Placement Programs For Handicapped College Graduates", 1981 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, circa 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Writings By Valerie Brew Parrish, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Herald News Columns By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2004 July - 2006 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Herald News Columns By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Herald News Columns By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Herald News Columns By Valerie Brew Parrish, 2010 January - DecemberAdd to your cart.
Item 1: "Yes You Can: The Severely..." Tape 1 of 3, 1980Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Yes You Can: The Severely..." Tape 2 of 3, 1980Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Yes You Can: The Severely..." Tape 3 of 3, 1980Add to your cart.
Item 4: Year of Polio Awareness State of Illinois Executive Proclamation, 2004 May 19Add to your cart.

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