Wallace, William Stewart

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Wallace, William Stewart

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1884-1970

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William Stewart Wallace was born at Georgetown, Ont., in 1884. He was Chief Librarian of the University of Toronto between 1922-54. He was president of the Ontario Library Association in 1942/43 and of the Canadian Library Association in 1950/51. He made many contributions to Canadian literature, and in 1957 authored the Report on provincial library service in Ontario, which was a catalyst for creation of the Provincial Library Service in 1959. He died in 1970.

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http://viaf.org/viaf/32924207

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library / University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services

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