Basil Nicholson fonds. -- 1913-1922 : Photocopied 1996. -- 4 cm of textual records.

Basil Nicholson (1880-1931) and his wife Norah (1884-1940) lived at Sliammon from 1914 –1938. Mr Nicholson was employed as a teacher at Sliammon and it is not clear as to when he was appointed Government representative for the Sliammon First Nation’s people. Mrs Nicholson appears to have been, by de-facto, the nurse. They had three children: Felix, Basil and Wilfred (Babe)

The fonds consists of a diary and photo album that belonged to Felix Nicholson. Includes living at Sliammon, building a school, bringing in a water system and family issues.

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Copied from originals held by Felix Nicholson.

Some restrictions applied by donor.

Series descriptions available

Series description of Basil Nicholson fonds:

Diary. -- 1921–1922. – 2 cm of textual material.

The series consist of a hand written diary from May 20,1921 through to March 23, 1922. It chronicles the life of the Nicholson’s while living at Sliammon and tells of their labours to build a school after the first one was destroyed by fire in 1918.

Title based on the contents of the series.

Photo-album. -- 1913–1917. – 2 cm of textual records.

The series consists of photos of the Nicholson family and some photos of buildings that are assumed to be at Sliammon.

Title based on the contents of the series.