Personal Papers of M V Wallace

Archive Collection

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 http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/

Archivist's Note

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