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CA ON00357 2187-4
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ca. 1850-1972 (Creation)
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865 photographs and negatives
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Paul Anthony Wilson Wallace (1891-1967) was born in Cobourg, Ontario. He attended grade school in Toronto, and high school at Harbord Collegiate Institute in Toronto. He received a B.A. from Victoria University at the University of Toronto in 1915, an M.A. in 1923, and a Ph.D. in 1925. He was active in World War I as part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force from 1916-1918. He was a teacher in a one room county school at Baraca, Alberta in 1915, and lectured in English at the University of Alberta from 1919-1922, and at the University of Toronto from 1922-1925. In 1925, he began as Chairman of the Department of English at Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania. From 1948-1967 he was a staff historian with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Wallace was a prolific writer and published many articles and books, mainly in the field of Pennsylvania and American Indian history, including biographies of Conrad Weiser, Henry Melchior Muhlenberg and his three sons, and Milton Hershey; a history of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania, Seed of a Nation; a history of Lebanon Valley College; and three works on the Indians of Pennsylvania and New York: The White Roots of Peace, The Indians of Pennsylvania, and Indian Paths of Pennsylvania. One of his books, "White Roots of Peace" an historical work on the founding of the Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, was selected for inclusion in the White House library.
He was married to Dorothy Eleanor Clarke in 1919; their two children are Anthony Francis Clarke Wallace and David Harold Wallace.
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Muriel Joy Wilson Wallace (1885-1974) is the daughter of Francis Huston Wallace and Joy Wilson. She was a high school teacher in Peterborough, Ontario and at Bloor Collegiate Institute in Toronto.
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Edward Wilson Wallace, Jr is the son of Edward Wilson Wallace and Rose Wallace (Cullen), daughter of Rev. Thomas Cullen. He is the grandson of Francis Huston Wallace and Joy Wilson. He married Velma Mary Hamill in 1929.
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- 2018.07 Transferred from the United Church of Canada Archives - June 2018 [original UCCA accession numbers 1986.179P, 1992.023P, N, and 1997.014P]
- 1997.014 Donated by David Wallace
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Photographs are described in the Photograph Database - http://archival-photos.vicu.utoronto.ca/
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For some textual records about the Glee Club's 1914 UK tour, see fonds 2164 - George Williams Brown fonds.