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paper conservator , writer

Nancy Howard Harris, American paper conservator, writer. Recipient grant National Education Association, 1979, 80, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1985, Department of Education, 1988, 91, 92.


Harris, Nancy Howard was born on November 5, 1949 in Utica, New York, United States.


Bachelor with honors, University of Michigan, 1972;Master of Arts in Art History, New York University, 1975;diploma in Conservation, New York University, 1977.


Graduate fellow New York University, 1977-1978. Paper conservator Detroit Institute Arts, 1978-1980. Senior paper conservator Harry Ranson Humanities Research Center, University Texas, Austin, 1980-1982.

Paper conservator General Library., University California, Berkeley, since 1983. Consultant Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, since 1986, John F Kennedy University Center for Museum Studies, San Francisco, 1987-1988, State Archives, Sacramento, 1992. Secretary Bay Area Art Conservation Guild, San Francisco, 1982-1985.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, travel, photography.


Daughter of William Page Harris and Gertrude (Howard) Owens. Divorced 1980.

William Page Harris Owens

Gertrude (Howard) Owens