Papers, 1950-1955.


Papers, 1950-1955.

Contains cards, letters, telegrams, and guest register relating to EW's 90th birthday luncheon (1955); diplomas; correspondence with publisher (1951-1952); newspaper clippings relating to publications; and a tribute to Sister Elizabeth Kenny written by EW (1950).

.5 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7649408

University of Chicago Library

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Wallace, Elizabeth, 1865-1960 (person)

Elizabeth Wallace was born in 1865. She attended Wellesley College, graduating in 1886. In 1892, she began two years as a fellow at the University of Chicago. Wallace began her academic career as Dean of Women and instructor in Spanish at Knox College from 1894 to 1896. After studying in France for a year she became an instructor in French literature at the University of Chicago. In 1923, Wallace became Professor of French literature at the University. She was also a dea...

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