RG10 Faculty & Staff Papers

Subgroup 7: Doris B. Wallace papers (1958-1984)

Creator: Wallace, Doris B.
Title: Doris B. Wallace papers
Call #: RG10 SG7
Dates: 1958-1984

Abstract: The Doris B. Wallace papers were created over the course of Wallace’s career with the Research Division of Bank Street, through the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.  The materials span her research study endeavors, focusing on the Psychological Impact of School Experience Study, Head Start Evaluation, and community & family.  Her work was collected in observational notes, reports, correspondence, publications, administrative files, and several other formats.

Language of Material: English
Location: Bank Street College Archives New York, NY
Preferred Citation: Doris B. Wallace papers, Box #, Bank Street College Archives, New York, NY

Biographical Note

Doris B. Wallace studied at the Royal College of Music in London, University of Edinburgh, City University of New York and Rutgers University. She received her BA in Psychology from CUNY in 1975 and an MA (1978) and PhD (1982) from Rutgers University. In 1959, she came to Bank Street as Assistant to the Director of Research. Throughout her tenure at Bank Street, Wallace served in a number of roles in the Research Division, including Coordinator of the Head Start Evaluation and Research Center and Senior Research Associate.

Scope and Content Note

This collection documents Doris Wallace’s work as a member of the Research Division between 1959 and 1984. Included is documentation of Wallace’s early work in the Department as administrative assistant, data analyst, and editorial assistant for the Psychological Impact of School Experience Study; her work as coordinator and supervisor of Head Start Evaluation, and her research studies on family and the community. In addition, this collection includes Wallace’s papers from her active role as a staff representative on various College governance committees.

To search and read detailed descriptions of the series and lists of folder titles within each series, click the following link to access the guide for the entire subgroup.

Complete Guide to Subgroup 7 – Doris B. Wallace papers (pdf)

The subgroup consists of the following series.

SERIES A – Publications of the Psychosocial Series (1964-1971)

SERIES B – Research Studies (1968-1984)

SERIES C – Joint Personnel Policies Committee (1961-1973)

SERIES D – Ad Hoc Committee on Organization (1966-1970)

SERIES E – Middle States Accreditation Evaluation (1968-1971)

SERIES F – Other Committees (1965-1973)

SERIES G – Miscellaneous Research Division Papers (1962-1975)

Controlled Access Headings

  • Corporate Name(s)
    • Bank Street College of Education
    • Head Start Program (U.S.)
  • Genre(s)
    • Administrative records
    • Correspondence
    • Instructional and educational works
    • Notes
    • Publications
    • Reports
    • School Records
  • Geographic Name(s)
    • New York (N.Y.)
    • United States
  • Personal Name(s)
    • Biber, Barbara, 1903-1993
    • McIntosh, Millicent C.
    • Wallace, Doris B.
  • Subject(s)
    • Child development — New York (State) — New York
    • Child development — United States — History — 20th century
    • Education — Study and teaching
    • Educators
    • Elementary schools — New York (State) — New York
    • Research — Study and teaching
    • Teachers colleges — New York (State)
    • Women educators