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Finding Aid for the Frederick George Nichols Papers, 1953
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  • 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.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233497 


    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.