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Gallaudet University Archives
Descriptive SummaryRepository: Gallaudet University Archives Call No.: MSS 60Creator: Title: Papers of Wallace Dickinson Edington, 1917-1979Quantity: 1.0 Linear Feet (2 document boxes) Abstract: Note: This document last updated 2005 December 2.Administrative Information 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.Processing Note: Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
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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.
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