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Edward Wilson Wallace fonds
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193? - 1941 (Creation)
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19 cm of textual records
1 photograph album
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Name of creator
Edward Wilson Wallace was born in Metuchen, New Jersey, the son of Francis Huston Wallace and Joy Wilson. He moved to Toronto as a child and later studied at Victoria University and Columbia University before being appointed to China missions in 1906. After serving in various capacities in China missions, he was appointed Chancellor and President of Victoria University in 1929, serving until his death in 1941. While at the University, he was also Professor of Missions at Emmanuel College, 1932-1941. Wallace's first wife was Rose Cullen (the daughter of Rev. Thomas Cullen) who passed away in 1924 while her and Edward were working in China. He married his second wife, Velma Mary Hamill, in 1929.
Edward Wilson Wallace, Jr. is his son.
Edward Wilson Wallace is the elder sibling of Paul Anthony Wilson Wallace and Muriel Joy Wilson Wallace.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, outlines, bibliographies, research material and other records for Emmanuel College course regarding missions, 1932-1941 (Box 1); and manuscript of "The expansion of Christianity: a history of missions," [193-?] (Box 2).
Immediate source of acquisition
Likely transferred from the President's Office
1991.134 (contains photographs)
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Microfilm copy available on 2 reels (positive and negative).
Scanned copies of microfilm are also available, see file level descriptions for links.
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Photographs are described in the photograph database. Search by accession number 1991.134: http://archival-photos.vicu.utoronto.ca/
Generated finding aid
See also Edward Wilson Wallace records in the United Church of Canada Archives (Fonds 3173). https://catalogue.unitedchurcharchives.ca/edward-wilson-wallace-fonds
See also Fonds 2021 - President's Office fonds, series 1, subseries 3: General correspondence of Edward Wilson Wallace.
See also Fonds 2187 - Wallace Family fonds.
See Accession file for list of lecture titles.