Scope and Contents
Substantive correspondence with Fukien Christian University students and administrators, and very full diary entries from throughout Eva Asher's service at Fukien Christian University, provide excellent documentation of the inner workings of a Christian university and the way of life of a single woman missionary in China. Collected material about Fukien Christian University supplements documentation found in Record Group No. 11, Archives of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. Additional correspondence of Eva Asher can also be found in Record Group No. 11.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Eva Mae Asher.
- I. Correspondence, 1918-1952
- II. Diaries, 1923-1962
- III. Writings, 1939-1940
- IV. Personal Items and Memorabilia, 1917-1950
- V. Collected Material, 1926-1950, n.d.
- VI. Photographs, 1918-1983
3 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
Substantive correspondence with Fukien Christian University students and administrators and extensive diary entries document the operations of a Christian university and the way of life of a single woman missionary in China. Eva Asher worked as treasurer and administrative assistant at Fukien Christian University, a Protestant mission-supported university in China, from 1923 to 1950.
Biographical / Historical
Eva Asher worked as treasurer and administrative assistant at Fukien Christian University from 1923 to 1950.
- Guide to the Eva Asher Papers
- Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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