Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook, containing the correspondence between William G. Rhoads, Samuel Rhoads, and Asa Wing. The volume includes both personal and business correspondence.
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930
Scope and Contents Documenting his mission to administer relief to Armenians in Anatolia in 1896 is Wistar's correspondence with his wife, Margaret, Clara Barton, Asa Wing, J. Bevan Braithwaite, and letters from field workers such as C.F. Gates and J.B. Hubbell and missionary Corinna Shattuck, as well as others. There are also his diary, report to the Red Cross, financial records and photographs.In addition, there are miscellaneous papers dealing with the hurricane disaster in South Carolina in 1894...