GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867-1952SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Frank W. Galton, including:

  • Galton 4. Photographs of George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Beatrice (1858 -1943) and Sidney Webb (1859 - 1947).

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Wallis Galton 1867 - 1952

Frank Wallis was educated at Medburn Street Board School and the Working MensCollege in Great Ormond Street. He was apprenticed to a silversmith andengraver but soon left to enter journalism and politics, becoming privatesecretary to social reformers Sidney and Beatrice Webb 1892 - 1898. He wassecretary of the London Reform Union 1899 - 1918 and secretary of the LondonLiberal Association, 1903 - 1905. During the war he was assistant secretaryto the Central Association of Volunteer Regiments.

He was editor of The Weekly Organ The Volunteer Gazette and editor of the Municipal Journal 1918 - 1920.

His publications include:

Arrangement

Eleven files

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Acquisition Information

Galton, D

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