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 Anglican Mission's Chung Te School in Peking [Beijing], China, to her mother, B. T. Cox, in Winterville, North Carolina. She describes the dust storms, a fire outside the gate to the southern wall destroying warehouses, and the increase in homeless people in the city, escaping famine and the flooded districts. She writes about sewing clothes with her housemate, individuals suffering from meningitis, and the political situation in China. A native of Winterville, Venetia Cox was an Episcopal missionary music teacher in mainland China between 1917 and 1950.
Date
April 14, 1918
Original Format
letters
Extent
21cm x 27cm
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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