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 suffering from the dust storms, an ongoing series of lectures alternating at the American and English Legations, and the disparity in pay between the American and British missionaries. She comments particularly on the perceived wealth of America and the American tendency to care more about outward appearances. A native of Winterville, Venetia Cox was an Episcopal missionary music teacher in mainland China between 1917 and 1950.
Date
January 06, 1918
Original Format
letters
Extent
20cm x 25cm
Local Identifier
0263-s1-b1-fd
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Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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