Fonds F 80

A. M. Nicholson fonds

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A. M. Nicholson fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

3 metres of textual records

ca. 80 photographs

112 audio cassettes

73 audio reels

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of the records Alexander Malcolm (Sandy) Nicholson and documents his activities as a politician, social activist and oral historian. Included is correspondence relating to his involvement with the CCF, the Quan family, and personal matters. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings of articles written by Nicholson or about his career.

Also included is a Nicholson personal photo album containing ca. 80 photographs, created 1920-1978.

In addition, fonds contains audio reels, audio cassettes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Nicholson, between 1968-1981. Interviewees include: Donald MacDonald, Murray Gaunt, Carson F. Morrison, Major Brian S. McCool, Sam Sookocheff, William Dellow, R.W.I. Urquart, Jack A. Hannah, J.R. (Rennie) Graham, P.S. Quan, Harvey McDougall, Wilder Penfield, Bette Stephenson, Stanley Knowles, Edna Jacques, Viola McIntosh, J.S. Woodsworth, M.J. Coldwell, William Dennison, Arthur D. Kelly, Robert Baird McClure, Clarence Fraser, Gilbert Parker, W.C. (Bert) Wood, Angus McClaskey, Claire Brownscombe, Sylvanus Apps, Francis McNaughton, Henning Sorenson, Harry R. Jackman, Annie Ross MacIntyre, I. McAmmond Hilliard, Jack Ayre, William Temple, Amy White, John McMurchy, Donald Lord Soper, Fred M. Young, Mary McLenaghan, David S.H. MacDonald, Lewis Walmsley, Mae Anna Pang, Mrs. Charlie Pang, C.W. Krug, J. Boscum St. John, A.W. Henry, Carl Witcher, Don McIntosh, Grace MacInnis, Elwood Greenfield, H. Ford, Allan Blakeney, Henry Link, Arthur Zitto, George M. Tuttle, Marnie Copland, W.M. Connell, Toshiko Yoshikawa, Mrs. Thurlow, Hazel Toppings, and Tommy Douglas.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Reverend Alexander Malcolm (Sandy) Nicholson (1900-1991) was a United Church Minister and Saskatchewan cabinet minister who helped found the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (now the New Democratic Party) and introduced the first government-sponsored medical insurance plan in Canada.

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Nicholson, A. M. (Alexander Malcolm), 1900-1991

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in various accessions between 1978 and 1983 from Alexander Malcolm Nicholson.
Availability of Other Formats

Reference DVD 582 exists for F 80-10-36 and F 80-10-114.

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 10690, 10634, 10754, 10746, 10769, 10459, 11010, 11394, 11494, 9984, 10523, 10613, 10615, 11013, 10881, 10963, 10979, 10810, 11028, 11039, 11035, 11094, 11142, 11494, 11951, 11553, 12206, 12218, 12265, 12290, 12021, 12407, 12465, 12659, 12683, 12515, 12405, 12324, 12409, 12405, 15957, 15261, 15191, 15168, 13041, 13037 and 13916

Finding Aid
An inventory is available for this fonds. The inventory does not include much of the oral history records. They are available as a separate list. Consult a reference archivist for further information.

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