William Henson Wallace papers, 1841-1879  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wallace, W. H. (William Henson), 1811-1879
Title
William Henson Wallace papers
Dates
1841-1879 (inclusive)
Quantity
.96 cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 folder, 3 microfilm)
Collection Number
1157 (Accession No. 1157-001)
Summary
Correspondence and petitions of a lawyer and appointed governor of Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Born in Iowa, educated in Indiana common schools. Lawyer, moved to Washington Territory in 1853, and appointed governor in 1861, but did not qualify because he was a Republican delegate of Washington Territory to 37th Congress (1861-1865). Served as a delegate of Idaho Territory (1864-65). He died in Stellacoom, Pierce County, Wash.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, petitions, 1841-1879.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Governors--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Personal Names :
  • Wallace, W. H. (William Henson), 1811-1879--Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)