Fonds MS-2-811 - E.W. Nichols fonds

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E.W. Nichols fonds

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MS-2-811

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  • 1901 - 1935 (Creation)
    Creator
    Nichols, Edward Wilber

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14 cm of textual records

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(1881-1939)

Biographical history

Edward Wilber Nichols was a classicist with a long and close association with Dalhousie University. The son of a farmer, he was born in 1881 in Lansdowne, Digby County, where he received his early education. He earned both his BA (1906) and MA (1910) from Dalhousie before receiving a PhD in 1913 from Yale University, where he taught classics until 1918. In 1919 he returned to Dalhousie as an assistant professor in the Department of Classics, eventually becoming department head in 1930, a position he held until his death in 1939 at the age of fifty-seven. His widow, Dr. Roberta Bond, a graduate of Dalhousie Medical School, raised their four children while running a wartime medical practice and teaching in the Department of Anatomy, and eventually developed and headed the Department of Anaesthesia at the Children's Hospital.

In the obituary that appeared in Volume LXXII of the Dalhousie Gazette, Charles Lindsay Bennet remembers his colleague as a "complete Dalhousian," whose dominant principle was loyalty to the College.
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Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (2019-042) in 2019 by Nan Nichols, E.W. Nichols' daughter.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of student notebooks, essays and articles written by Edward Wilber Nichols, former Dalhousie student and professor.

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  • English

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English

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English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], E.W. Nichols fonds, MS-2-811, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], E.W. Nichols fonds, MS-2-811, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Draft

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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