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Edward Wilson Wallace Fonds

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Fonds #


Accession #



Edward Wilson Wallace fonds

Dates of Creation



19 cm of textual records
20 photographs
1 photograph album

Biographical Sketch

Edward Wilson Wallace (1880–1941) was born in Cobourg, Ontario. He studied at Victoria University and Columbia University before being appointed to China missions in 1906. After serving in various capacities in China missions, he was appointed Chancellor and President of Victoria University in 1929, serving until his death in 1941. While at the University, he was also Professor of Missions at Emmanuel College, 1932–1941.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, outlines, bibliographies, research material and other records for Emmanuel College course regarding missions, 1932–1941 (Box 1); and manuscript of  “The expansion of Christianity:  a history of missions”, [193–?] (Box 2).


Finding aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Availability of Other Formats

Microfilm copy available on 2 reels (positive and negative).
Scanned copies of microfilm are also available for material in Box 1:

Reel 1
Part 1 (pdf, 5MB)
Part 2 (pdf, 12MB)
Part 3 (pdf, 5MB)
Part 4 (pdf, 4MB)
Part 5 (pdf, 2MB)
Part 6 (pdf, 3MB)
Part 7 (pdf, 21MB)
Part 8 (pdf, 15MB)
Part 9 (pdf, 7MB)
Part 10 (pdf, 13MB)
Part 11 (pdf, 9MB)
Part 12 (pdf, 19MB)

Reel 2 (pdf, 14MB)

Associated material

See also Edward Wilson Wallace records in the United Church of Canada Archives (Fonds 3173).

Access points

  • Wallace, Edward Wilson, 1880–1941
  • Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.)—Faculty
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Chancellors
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Presidents


  • College administrators
  • Missions—China
  • Missions—History