Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox


Title
Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox
Description
A handwritten letter from Venetia Cox at the Union Language School in Peking [Beijing], China, to her mother, B. T. Cox, in Winterville, North Carolina. Cox writes about her salary and the exchange rate, as well as the cost of living and postage rates. She writes of her struggles with learning the Chinese language, volunteering as a music teacher at the Anglican mission, and seeing British photos and death lists from World War I. A native of Winterville, Venetia Cox was an Episcopal missionary music teacher in mainland China between 1917 and 1950.
Date
October 21, 1917
Original Format
letters
Extent
20cm x 25cm
Local Identifier
0263-s1-b1-fc
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Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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