Personal Papers of M V Wallace

Scope and Content

The papers are mainly correspondence, some with Girtonians including the archaeologist Sylvia Benton (1887-1985), and with John Peart-Binns. There is also material about Sybil Campbell (her portrait to hang at Crosby Hall and the pamphlet about her by Katharine Bentley Bauman).

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Wallace was educated at Notting Hill High School and came to Girton to read first English then History 1922-25 (MA 1930). After secretarial and laundry management training, she worked for the Church Assembly; also for the BFUW. She was a research assistant in the Religious Division, Ministry of Information 1939-42, later assisting at Lambeth Palace, working in support of Ecumenism.

Conditions Governing Access

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of M V Wallace, GCPP Wallace, M V

Acquisition Information

M V Wallace bequeathed her books and papers to Girton, 1991.

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue was available at

Archivist's Note

Collection Description taken from JANUS in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project