Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox
- Letter from Venetia Cox to B. T. Cox
- 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.
- November 18, 1917
- Original Format
- 20cm x 25cm
- Local Identifier
- Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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