Ningpo China Missionary Letter

10/23/1898
Manuscript Collection #1058
Creator(s)
Unknown, Edith (American missionary woman in Ningpo, China)
Physical description
0.001 Cubic Feet, 1 item , letter
Preferred Citation
Ningpo China Missionary Letter (#1058), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) from an American missionary woman, named Edith, to her sister in New York State.


Biographical/historical information

Residing in Ningpo, China in 1898, Edith, an American missionary, lives with her husband, Ed, and daughter Ruth. No other information concerning Edith is known.


Scope and arrangement

The Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) collection consists of a single letter from an American missionary woman in Ningpo, China, named Edith, to her sister in New York State. The letter describes the apartment Edith has recently moved into, as well as how her young daughter, Ruth, is coping with their recent change of location. Also mentioned is Edith's neighbors who live downstairs and are described as having white teeth and are young and clean. A description of each room, as well as furniture and belongings, is included.


Administrative information
Custodial History

January 18, 2006, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) from an American missionary woman, named Edith, to her sister in New York State. Holograph. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Charles Apfelbaum, Watchung, NJ

Source of acquisition

Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Charles Apfelbaum, Watchung, NJ

Processing information

Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008

Processed by David Miller, October 2009

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Container list
Box 1 Ningpo China Missionary Letter, 2, October 1898