Edward Wilson Wallace fonds

Fonds number


Name of Creator

Wallace, Edward Wilson

Dates of Material

193? - 1941


Edward Wilson Wallace fonds


19 cm of textual records
20 photographs
1 photograph album

Administrative History

Edward Wilson Wallace was born in Metuchen, New Jersey, the son of Francis Huston Wallace and Joy Wilson. He moved to Toronto as a child and later 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. Wallace's first wife was Rose Cullen (the daughter of Rev. Thomas Cullen) who passed away in 1924 while her and Edward were working in China. He married his second wife, Velma Mary Hamill, in 1929.
Edward Wilson Wallace, Jr. is his son.
Edward Wilson Wallace is the elder sibling of Paul Anthony Wilson Wallace and Muriel Joy Wilson Wallace.

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).


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Likely transferred from the President's Office
1991.134 (contains photographs)

Availability of Other Formats

Microfilm copy available on 2 reels (positive and negative).
Scanned copies of microfilm are also available, see file level descriptions for links.

Finding Aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database. Search by accession number 1991.134: http://archival-photos.vicu.utoronto.ca/

General Notes

See also Fonds 2021 - President's Office fonds, series 1, subseries 3: General correspondence of Edward Wilson Wallace.

General Notes

See also Fonds 2187 - Wallace Family fonds.

General Notes

See Accession file for list of lecture titles.


Administrators / Faculty personal papers

Box/File List

Identifiersort descending Title Date
1992.026V-1-1 Eight Lectures in Christian Missions - Emmanuel College ONLINE
January 1931
1992.026V-1-10 [Notes on Korea, China, Japan, India and other foreign missions of the Church, mission in Canada to First Nations] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-11 Conference on the Training of the Ministry [notes, outlines, correspondence] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-12 [Emmanuel College course bibliographies, assignments and exams] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-2 Seminar in Missions (Introductory Lectures and discussions) - Emmanuel College ONLINE
January - March 1932
1992.026V-1-3 Notes on Harnach's - Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries Vol. 1 ONLINE
1992.026V-1-4 Emmanuel College Course in Foreign Missions ONLINE
1992.026V-1-5 Christian Missions and the Meaning of History [manuscript] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-6 The Christian Motive / The Christian Message ONLINE
1992.026V-1-7 III The Mission Approach - The Individual [notes/manuscript] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-8 Mission Education [notes and articles] ONLINE
1992.026V-1-9 VI Missions and Rural Problems [notes/manuscript] ONLINE
1992.026V-2-1 "The Expansion of Christianity: a History of Missions" [typescript] (1 of 2) ONLINE
1992.026V-2-2 "The Expansion of Christianity: a History of Missions" [typescript] (2 of 2) ONLINE