Finding Aid for the Frederick George Nichols Papers, 1953

Processed by Anne Caiger; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Frederick George Nichols Papers, 1953

Collection number: 1236

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Anne Caiger, August 1979
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frederick George Nichols Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1953
Collection number: 1236
Creator: Nichols, Frederick George, 1878-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Frederick George Nichols (1878-1954) served as the state supervisor of commercial education for the New York State Educational Department (1909-11) before becoming a professor of education (1922-44) and emeritus professor at Harvard University. The collection consists of memoirs relating to Nichols' career as a professor of business education at Harvard University.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lawrence W. Erickson, August 1979.
A duplicate copy of the typescript memoirs is held by the archives at New York University.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick George Nichols Papers (Collection 1236). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Nichols was born on March 18, 1878 in Avon, New York; served as state supervisor of commercial education, New York State Educational Department, 1909-11; became associate professor of education (1922-44) and emeritus professor, Harvard University; he died on June 1, 1954.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of memoirs, 799 pages of typescript (carbon copy) with holograph corrections and additions, relating to the career of Frederick Nichols, professor of business education at Harvard University The memoirs have been published as Frederick G. Nichols' memoirs, 1878-1954: the early view of business education (1979).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Nichols, Frederick George, 1878- --Archives.
Harvard University. Graduate School of Education--Faculty--Archival resources.
Business teachers--Archival resources.
Business education.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Memoirs. [Rochester, New York, 1953?]

Creator/Collector: Nichols, Frederick George, 1878-1954
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Comprises 799pp. of typescript (carbon copy) with holograph corrections and additions relating to the career of Nichols as a Professor of Buisness Education at Harvard University and an early leader in his chosen field.