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Personal correspondence of Godfrey, later Sir Godfrey, Nicholson and related papers, 1955-1975 and n.d. [c.1972]

MS. Nicholson 108
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  1. 'Societies Etc.', 1955-1975, relating to Sir Godfrey's membership of and interest in the Society of Antiquaries, The Royal Society for India, Pakistan and Ceylon, The Kennet and Avon Canal Trust, the William Morris Society and other organizations
  2. correspondence and papers relating to the placing of a plaque in the cloister of Salisbury (later Harare) cathedral, Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), by Sir Godfrey in memory of his uncle, Brigadier General John Sanctuary Nicholson (1863-1924), who served in the British South Africa Police, 1960-1961
  3. 'Starehe', 1966-1974 and n.d. [c.1972], correspondence and papers relating to the Starehe Boys' Centre, Nairobi, and the Starehe Boys' Centre U.K. Association Limited, of which Sir Godfrey was a member
  4. 'French Correspondence', 1970-1972 and n.d. [c.1972], relating to the death of Jean Vigeant, the illness of Lady Katharine, and other matters
  5. 'Schools', 1970-1974, relating to Winchester College and other schools supported by Sir Godfrey and Lady Katharine
  6. 'Snelsmore Common', 1968-1975, relating to the designation of an area of Snelsmore Common, Winterbourne, as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and to Sir Godfrey's roles as a Nature Conservancy Council Voluntary Warden and member of the Snelsmore Common Country Park Management Committee
  7. 'Personal', 1972-1975, comprising correspondence arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and a list of names and addresses
  8. 'R[eading] I[ndustrial] T[herapy] O[rganisation Limited]', 1974, relating to the identification of new members for the organisation's management committee
  9. 'Prisoners', 1974-1975, correspondence with and relating to George Howe, convicted of theft (= Closed).


  • Creation: 1955-1975 and n.d. [c.1972]


1 box (9 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. Nicholson 108

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom