Ben Nicholson papers

1903–82

collection owner: Ben Nicholson OM, ‘Ben Nicholson papers’ 1903–82

Available to view online are a selection of items from the personal papers of Ben Nicholson including writings, correspondence and photographs. The manuscripts that have been selected have been written by Nicholson over a large time frame, spanning from the mid 1930s to the early 1980s and cover Nicholson's thoughts on his own art and other artists. The digitised correspondence is between Nicholson and his father, William Nicholson. Furthermore there is a selection of photographs of Ben Nicholson with his friends and family together they provide an insight into his relationship with his father and with his family.

Also available online is correspondence from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson.

Further details on this collection are available on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased by the Tate Archive from Ben Nicholson's executors in 1987.
Reference
TGA 8717

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Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson in USA from his father William, with envelope

20 December 1917

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson in Pasadena, California from his father William

18 March 1918

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson from his father William while working at Folly Farm

7 April [1918]

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson from his father William, discussing Jenny Nicholson

26 January [1919]

Sir William Nicholson, recipient: Ben Nicholson OM Letter to Ben Nicholson from his father William discussing Ben moving house and William Marchant

18 December 1920

Sir William Nicholson, recipients: Ben Nicholson OM, Winifred Nicholson Letter to Ben and Winifred Nicholson from Ben’s father William thanking them for having him to stay at Bankshead

8 July 1924