Papers of Professor Herbert Nicholas

Scope and Content

The papers comprise:

  • correspondence, including letters from Sir Arthur Norrington and Ronald McCallum, 1964-72
  • Oxford Magazine correspondence, 1973-6; notices and minutes of meetings of directors of the Oxford Magazine, 1961-74
  • Oxford Magazine bank statements, 1964-75; accounts and receipts, 1961-73; cancelled cheques, reckonings, list of subscriptions from Colleges; legal documents and copies; list of directors, lists of subscribers, a dummy copy, and miscellanea.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Herbert George Nicholas (1911-1998) was a scholar. See Who Was Who for details.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Professor H.G. Nicholas in 1976.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

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Geographical Names