Edington, Wallace Dickinson, 1897-1979
Papers of Wallace D. Edington, 1917-1979
Gallaudet University Archives
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 60
Title: Papers of Wallace Dickinson Edington, 1917-1979
Quantity: 1.0 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)
Note: This document last updated 2005 December 2.
Acquisition Information: The Wallace D. Edington papers were given to the Gallaudet University Archives by the Office of Alumni and Public Relations.
Processed by: Ulf Hedberg. 1988 October 20.
Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
Related Material in the Archives:
- Papers of Leon Auerbach, 1930-1986. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: MSS 142
- Wallace Edington [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Portraits
- Papers, Wallace Dickinson Edington, 1950. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
- Papers, Hunter Stark Edington, 1932.. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
- Papers, Edith Mabel Nelson, 1928-1957. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
- Wallace D. Edington. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical
In 1897, Wallace Dickinson Edington was born on July 4 in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1902, he started attendance at Kendall School and eight years later, in 1910, he graduated from Kendall and was admitted to Gallaudet College. He received his Bachelor's degree from Gallaudet in 1915 and went on to work as a chemist for the Department of Agriculture from 1919-1929. During this time, in 1922, he earned a master's degree in chemistry from George Washington University. In 1940, he started work as a finance clerk at the Treasury Department and stayed on until his retirement in 1965. In 1979, on March 14, he died at age 83.
Scope and Content
The Wallace Edington collection consists of his work for the Gallaudet Almanac which was published in 1974 by the Gallaudet College Alumni Association.
The collection includes clippings, diaries, forms for the 1976 Alumni Reunion with list of names, manuscripts about information for different Gallaudet sports teams, newsletters and four notebooks with information which was published in the Gallaudet Almanac in 1974.
Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
|Box||Folder||Title of Folder||Date|
|1||2||Forms for Alumni Reunion with list of names||1976|