Accession MS COLL 00339 - William Stewart Wallace Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00339

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William Stewart Wallace Papers

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  • 1920-1954 (Creation)

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9 boxes

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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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Consists of W.S. Wallace's Bibliography of Ontario Imprints.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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