Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
13,000 pieces, 6.5 linear feet
Haasis Family is predominantly from Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and Aiken, South Carolina.
Scope and Content Note
The Haasis Family Papers consist of family history data, correspondence, literary manuscripts, drawings, photographs, newspaper clippings, financial and legal papers, memorabilia, and other papers of the Haasis family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and Aiken, South Carolina. Includes club and organizational files for the American Association of University Women, American Rose Society, Smokey Mountains History Club, the Connecticut College Alumni Association, Aiken Naturalists Club, Edisto Beach Yacht Club, the Savannah River Valley Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Rutgers Alumni Association. Subjects include gardening, gold mining, South America, girl scouting, engineering, travel, Europe, China, and India. Also of particular is a Physics Notebook by Julius Friedrich Haasis (1827-1888) in which he illustrates in the margins the political and social turmoil being felt in the 1840s German State and in Europe. For more an in depth synopsis of the notebook consult the attached article by Fred Powell titled, "Julius Friedrich Haais' "Physik Heft" Das Gesetz des Hebels (The Laws of Leverage)."
The papers of the Haasis Family of Aiken, S.C. and Perth Amboy, New Jersey were deposited with the Winthrop College Archives on January 30, 1979 by Miss Sarah Bowman, with the approval of Charles Thomas (Farmers and Merchants Bank Trust Department), Executor of the Estate.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Haasis Family Papers - Accession 234". Finding Aid 298.