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Goodison, Nicholas (23 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives

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    Banking; Stockbroking

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    City Lives

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    Interviewee's home, London

  • Interviewees

    Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 23 (tape 14 side A): 1957 first visit to Greece. Development NG’s interest in clocks. First owned one of significance in 1959. Married 1960, bought first barometer. Gifts NG has donated to public collections. Museum of Childhood. Wave Machine by Peter Markey to Cardiff. Collection of contemporary craft to Fitzwilliam Museum, including Crooks, Galia Amsel, Bruno Rominelli, Rachel Woodman, Carol McNicoll, Michael Flynn, Kate Malone, Philip Elgin. NG would like to learn to draw. Could repair furniture, has visited workshops, e.g. clocks and barometers. Both NG and J sang in choirs, wishes he had kept this up. No second home. Drawings NG made in Greece, 1957. [no side B]

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    Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).

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    Sir Nicholas Goodison interviewed by Cathy Courtney: full interview transcript

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