Collection SC/003 - Nancy A. Nichols Research Papers

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US ILfC SC/003

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Nancy A. Nichols Research Papers


  • 1950-2000 (Creation)


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Nancy A. Nichols, Boston, MA, and from Waukegan, IL, where she grew up, has been an editor and author of articles and books. In addition to Lake Effect..., she edited Reach for the Top: Women and the Changing Facts of work Life (Boston: Harvard Business Review, 1994). She has written articles for many national periodical and newspaper publications.

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The collection consists of research papers of Nancy A. Nichols, the author of Lake Effect: Two Sisters and a Town's Toxic Legacy (2008). The collection includes notes on interviews and readings; obscure government reports and publications with annotations by the author; photographs relating to the particular situation at Waukegan Harbor; and the general case of modern industrial pollution and health in the U.S.

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Donation.  At the request of Kathryn Dohrmann, Lake Forest College Dept. of Psychology and Environmental Studies program, Nichols donated to Special Collections materials she gathered in writing her book.

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