Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 320
Scope and Contents This collection contains awards, certifications, and honors documenting the life and achievements in social work and disability access and awareness of Sharon Byrkett. Of most prominence is a hand-written manuscript by Byrkett titled "Understanding My Disability" written in 1983. Other materials in the collection include a journal from 1967, photo albums and scrapbooks depicting events from her personal life and conferences attended, craft items made by Byrkett, and works created and saved by...
Dates: 1967 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2010
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 320, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists of a number of plaques and awards/certificates Sharon Byrkett received in recognition of her education and advocacy for disibility awareness, one awarded posthumously.
Dates: 1984 - 2010
Item — Box: 2, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 320, Series 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents James Pauley Award from the Indianapolis Mayor's Advisory Council on Disability for exceptional contributions promoting the inclusion and independence of persons with disabilities.
Item — Box: 2, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 320, Series 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents Focus Award in Recogntion of Outstanding Contributions to the Furthering of Purdue University's Commitment to Disability Accessibility and Diversity, awarded posthumously.
Item — Box: 2, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 320, Series 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents Plaque of recognition for Sharon Byrkett from the Muscular Dystrophy Association for outstanding achievements and demonstrated success in overcoming the challenges of neuromuscular disease.