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. She writes about a recital she recently performed in, which led to an invitation to perform at the American Legation's Friday Club, the friendliness and hospitality of the Chinese people, and her experience witnessing the practice of foot binding. She discusses the differences between the Chinese and American cultures, mentioning bathing practices and clothes, and she describes why Americans use the Mexican peso in China. A native of Winterville, Venetia Cox was an Episcopal missionary music teacher in mainland China between 1917 and 1950.
Date
November 18, 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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