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Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers

A description of her papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Steorts, Nancy Harvey, 1936-
Title: Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1999
Quantity: 35 linear ft.
Abstract: American consumer safety advocate. Collection contains subject files, correspondence, clippings and other material.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nancy Harvey Steorts (1936- ) is an American consumer advocate and government official, and an international expert on consumer safety. A graduate of Syracuse University, Steorts served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Consumer Affairs during the Nixon and Ford Administrations, Chairman of CPSC's National Advisory Committee on Flammable Fabrics, and Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the Reagan administration.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers consists of subject files, correspondence, clippings and other material.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Steorts, Nancy Harvey, 1936-

Corporate Bodies

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.


Consumer protection -- United States.


United States -- Politics and government.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Nancy Harvey Steorts Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Nancy Harvey Steorts, 1999.

Additional items transferred from Clemson University, 2004.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 12 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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