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Samuel S. Epstein Papers 1933-2007
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Collection Scope and Content Note


Collection includes information collected by Dr. Epstein on a variety of toxic substances and consumer product industries such as agent orange, Chlordane, Dioxin, Dursban, Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, pesticides, food irradiation, and cosmetics, copies of depositions in court cases involving the effects of toxins, and his background research files and expert testimony to the EPA and OSHA favoring banning and regulating harmful chemicals. Of his writings, the papers include articles (more than 270 of which are peer-reviewed), press releases and editorials as well as books he has written or co-written. The collection also contains a large number of video and audio tapes. These include news and media interviews featuring Epstein, topical news reports and other toxic substance informational television programming, and a few speeches and lectures given at conferences.

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