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Goodison, Nicholas (37 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

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    Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)

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    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 37 (tape 25 side A): Treasury Report cont. NG not invited to join House of Lords; conversation with Robin Leigh Pemberton; Mrs Thatcher; time when NG was considered for Lords. NG's observations about House of Lords, Constituion. National Art Collections Fund Hayward Exhibition, no government minister at opening. Museum Management course, funded by Clore Foundation. Pieces NG bought at 2006 Collect to give to Fitzwilliam Museum, process of museum's acceptance, has declined none of NG's over fifty donations; Bob Crookes' Narcissus. Agenda to bring colour toFitzwilliam and recognise fine work by contemporary craftsmen across a range of media, personal choice. Wales & Wales commission for Fitzwilliam. Visit to Wales and Wales to see chest commissioned for Fitzwilliam. Colours of the chest. Roland Penrose and Lee Miller's house.

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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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