MG-192. DR. PAUL A. W. WALLACE PAPERS, 1931-1967.

Paul A. W. Wallace (1891-1967), for many years chairman of the Department of English at Lebanon Valley College, was editor of Pennsylvania History, the quarterly journal of the Pennsylvania Historical Association, 1951-1957; consultant to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1951-1957; and historian on the staff of the commission, 1957-1965.


Books, [ca. 1945, 1951-1965]. Included are drafts of Paul A. W. Wallace’s manuscript Pennsylvania Seed of a Nation, [ca. 1962] containing chapters such as no. 23 "Underground Railroad" and no. 24 "Lincoln," with handwritten notes and references.

B. STAFF HISTORIAN, 1931-1966 and undated.

General Correspondence, 1957-1965. Correspondence to and from Dr. Wallace during his tenure as historian at the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission. Included is a phone transcript regarding the slave "Governor Dick." According to Dr. Herbert H. Beck, the slave "Governor Dick" lived at the base of "Governor Dick’s Hill" and was a charcoal burner at Grubb’s Furnace. The Mt. Gretna Heights Association and Lebanon County Historical Society honored him in 1959 with a marker placed at the base of the hill.

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