WALLAS, Graham, 1858-1932, political psychologist

Scope and Content

Personal and professional correspondence, articles, manuscripts of books, research material, reviews of books, biographical material, Ada Wallas' diaries, and Graham Wallas' engagement diaries.

Administrative / Biographical History

Graham Wallas, 1858-1932, was born in Sunderland and educated at Shrewsbury School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he obtained a second class in Literae Humaniores in 1881. After leaving Oxford, he became a schoolmaster, 1881 - 1890, University Extension Lecturer, 1890, Lecturer at the London School of Economics, 1895-1923, London University Professor of Political Science, 1914-1923 and Professor Emeritus, 1923. He combined an interest in education with politics and was a member of the Fabian Society, 1886-1904, the London School Board, 1894-1904, Chairman of the School Management Committee, 1897-1904, a member of the Technical Education Board of the London County Council, 1898-1904, and a member of the Education Committee of the London County Council, 1908-1910. He was also a member of London County Council 1904-1907.


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Unbound draft handlist only.

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Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 29, 2002

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