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Eva Asher Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 139

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.

Dates

  • 1917-1983

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eva Mae Asher.

Arrangement

  1. I. Correspondence, 1918-1952
  2. II. Diaries, 1923-1962
  3. III. Writings, 1939-1940
  4. IV. Personal Items and Memorabilia, 1917-1950
  5. V. Collected Material, 1926-1950, n.d.
  6. VI. Photographs, 1918-1983

Extent

3 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/divinity.139

Overview

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.
Title
Guide to the Eva Asher Papers
Author
Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
Date
1998
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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