- 1925-1952 (predominant 1925-1927) (Creation)
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0.51 m of textual records (2 boxes)
1 black and white photograph
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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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Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1965-0037: Correspondence, invitations, programmes, press clipping, and publications with a typescript of an ode by Percy James Robinson, relating to the centenary celebrations of the University of Toronto in 1927 (2 boxes)
B1988-0011: 1 black and white photograph. Photo of W.S. Wallace taken by Ashley & Crippen.
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