Back to N Index

To Finding Aid

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.



Back to Top

 

Contact: archives@mcmaster.ca
Last Reviewed: October 7, 2009
URL: