Oral History Interview with James Nelson (SOH-047 audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral History Interview with James Nelson (SOH-047 audio recording and transcript)

Date

2018

Description

James “Jim” Nelson, the former Athletic Director at Suffolk University, discusses his forty-seven years at the university. Coach Nelson describes his early life, including his time attending, and playing, basketball at Boston College with basketball legend Bob Cousy. He discusses the growth of Suffolk University, the evolution of the athletics department, the various roles he played on campus, and notable sports highlights such as Suffolk’s participation in the NCAA championship tournaments. The interview concludes with Nelson’s account of the touching story of a Suffolk hockey player, John Gilpatrick, who was paralyzed during a game and miraculously regained his ability walk years later.

Source

Suffolk University Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Video recording

Format

Oral histories
MP4
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

SOH-047

Embedded Media

Duration

1:28:53

Files

soh-0047_transcript.pdf

Citation

Nelson, James E. and Usovicz, James, “Oral History Interview with James Nelson (SOH-047 audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed September 17, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/15035.

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