Title: A century and a half of Pittsburg and her people / by John Newton Boucher ; illustrated. Vol. 2. Author: Boucher, John Newton, 1854-1933.
Pg. 436 MRS. WM. THAW.MRS. THAW is well known for her kindly benefience.She found boundless opportunities in one of her special fields, “The Society for the Improvement of the Poor,” her husband, MR. WM. THAW joined her in (pg. 437) her work for the betterment of thousands of poor and sick men, women and children, in their homes, and general assistence.Worthy Christian workers - missionaries, both home and foreign, have found in her home a delightful haven of rest for weeks at a time.She also gives largely to science and education generally, notably to the Allegheny Observatory.She is president of the woman’s board of managers of the Homeopathic Hospital.MRS. THAW was MISS MARY COPLEY, daughter of the late JOSIAH COPLEY, who was at one time editor of the Pittsburgh Dispatch.