Elizabeth Wallace papers, 1870-1961, [ca. 1999].


Elizabeth Wallace papers, 1870-1961, [ca. 1999].

Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, journals, manuscripts, lecture notes, and published works of Wallace, the first woman to become a full professor (of French literature) at the University of Chicago (1923). Her fields of study included Latin American literature, history, and institutions, as well as French and Spanish literature.

3.5 cu. ft. (8 boxes, 4 oversize items, and 7 items in Reserve)


SNAC Resource ID: 7314852

Minnesota Historical Society Library

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