Fonds F3173 - Edward Wilson Wallace fonds

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Edward Wilson Wallace fonds

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CA ON00340 F3173

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2.92 m of textual records and other material

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(1880-1941)

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Edward Wilson Wallace (1880-1941) was a missionary to China, and Chancellor and President of Victoria University. The son of Francis Huston Wallace, Edward Wilson Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario, 1880, studied at Victoria University and Columbia University, and was appointed by the Methodist Church to the China mission field in 1906. He managed mission schools, taught at West China Union University, and was appointed General Secretary of the West China Educational Union in 1912 and of the China Church Educational Association in 1921. He served as Chancellor and President of Victoria University from 1929 until his death in 1941.

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This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

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Fonds consists of seven series: 1) Correspondence, 1881-1953, 2) Diaries, 1881-1941, 3) Sermons, n.d., 4) Addresses, 1903-1939, 5) Articles and Manuscripts, 1913-1936, 6) Records relating to family and work in China, 1901-1944, 7) Photographs, [1880]-[194?].

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  • English

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Microfilm copy available on 33 unverified microfilm reels (positive and negative).

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See also Edward Wilson Wallace fonds (2020) at Victoria University and Victoria University President's Office fonds (2021)

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Includes: 20 photographs, 1 negative, 1 scrapbook

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1986.182C

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1991.134C/TR

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1986.425C/TR

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1992.202C

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Updated April 2021, AZ

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