John G. Wink Diary
Scope and Contents
Includes descriptions of major events in the community and region along with Wink's personal opinions of the town's inhabitants. Mentions visiting preachers, weather conditions, and the health of church members. 1 v. (160) p. ; 13 cm.
- Wink, John G. (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
John G. Wink was the superintendent of the Kutztown Sunday School Union, a German Reformed congregation located in Berks County, Pa., from 1846 to 1857. He was born on Mar. 21, 1815, in Berks County and is believed to have attended local private schools prior to becoming a teacher at the Kutztown common school during the early 1840's. He was also involved in the founding of the Fairview Seminary, later renamed the Maxatawny Seminary, which eventually evolved into Kutztown University. By the 1870's, Wink had relocated to North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pa.
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Diary contains a daily record of the activities of Wink, a religious educator.
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