Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990).

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Steorts, Nancy Harvey, 1936-. Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990).

Nancy Harvey Steorts papers, 1937-2000, (bulk 1970-1990).

The collection contains addresses, agendas, appointment books, articles, booklets, briefing materials, bulletins, bylaws, calendars, clippings, correspondence, daily planners, directories, fact sheets, faxes, financial records, government documents, job applications, legal documents, lists manuals, membership rosters, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, notes, pamphlets, petitions, plans, press kits, press releases, programs, publications, reports, resumes, schedules, speeches, statements, statistics, telephone logs, television transcripts, testimonies, and yearbooks. Also included in the collection are photographs, audiocassette tapes, reel-to-reel audiotapes, and videotapes. Memorabilia and oversize materials can be found in this collection. Much of the material in this collection relates to Steorts' service with the Department of Agriculture, her work as chairmanship of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, her presidency of the Dallas Citizens Council, and her post-government career as a consumer advocate and businesswoman. There is information in the papers pertaining to important business organizations such as the American National Standards Institution in the papers pertaining to important business organizations such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the Council of Better Business Bureaus, and the U.S. - Russian Business Development Committee as well as Steorts' own firm, Nancy Harvey Steorts International. In addition, materials politics and organizations and issues related to women can be found in this collection, especially the re-election campaign of Richard M. Nixon. Nixon campaign materials include those relating to volunteers, women speakers, the committee's efforts toward women voters, and the National Advisory Committee. There are also items regarding the 1980 Presidential election. Files regarding the candlelight dinners for President Richard M. Nixon's second inaugural in 1973 and President Ronald Reagan's first inaugural in 1981 can be found here as well. Also included are materials relating to the economic and social conditions of Dallas, Texas. Correspondents include President George H.W. Bush; First Lady Barbara Bush; U.S. Senators Strom Thurmond, Robert J. Dole, Jake Garn, Jesse Helms, and Robert W. Kasten, Jr.; United States Representatives Berkeley Bedell, John D. Dingell and Henry A. Waxman; Consumer Product Safety Commissioners Saundra Brown Armstrong, R. David Pittle, Terrence M. Scanlon, Edith Barksdale Sloan, Stuart M. Statler, and Samuel D. Zagoria; and Virginia Knauer, Special Assistant to the President.

474 folders (215.8 cubic ft.)22 audiotapes.156 sound cassettes.44 videocassettes.255 folders 33 oversize folders of photographs.6 oversize folders.

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