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Nichols, Ruth, 1948-

Ruth Nichols fonds. -- [196?]-[199-]. -- 94 cm of textual records.

Ruth Nichols, author, was born on 4 March 1948 in Toronto. She was educated at the Universities of British Columbia and McMaster. For a number of years after 1974 she lectured at Carleton University in Ottawa. She is primarily a writer of juvenile novels although she has written some historical novels as well.

Fonds consists mainly of manuscripts. There are two letters from C. S. Lewis (1898-1963).

Title based on content of fonds.
There have been several accruals from Ruth Nichols beginning in 1974.
Finding aid available in hard copy and electronically.

Access restrictions: The following materials are closed until the death of Ruth Nichols: manuscripts of The Knife-Grinder's Bell, I Arise, What Dangers Deep: A Story of Philip Sidney, an essay (accession 09-1998) titled "Silence Must Speak", as well as one letter. Other family and personal correspondence, juvenilia, and her Ph.D. thesis are closed for an indefinite time period.
Further accruals are expected.

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Last Reviewed: October 7, 2009