This fonds consists of the records Alexander Malcolm (Sandy) Nicholson and document 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 Seckocheff, William Dellow, R.W.I. Urquart, Jack A. Hannah, J. Graham, P.S. Quan, Harvey McDougall, Wilder Penfield, Bette Stephenson, Stanley Knowles, Edna Jacques, Viola McIntosh, J.S. Woodsworth, M.J. Coldwell, William Dennision, Arthur D. Kelly, R.B. McClure, Clarence Fraser, Gilbert Parker, W.C. Wood, Angus McClaskey, Claire Brownscombe, Sylvanus Apps, Francis McNaughton, Henning Sorenson, Harry R. Jackman, Annie Ross MacIntyre, I.M. Hilliard, Jack Ayre, William Temple, Amy White, John McMurchy, Donald Lord Soper, Freed M. Young, Mary McLegnaghan, David S.H. MacDonald, Lewis Walmsley, Anna Pang, Mrs. Charlies Pang, C.W. Krug, Bert Wood, Art Kelley, 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, Mrs. Toshiko Yoshikawa, Mrs. Thurlow, Hazel Toppings, and Tommy Douglas.
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Nicholson, A. M. (Alexander Malcolm), 1900-1991