Ningpo China Missionary Letter, 10/23/1898

Manuscript Collection #1058

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Ningpo China Missionary Letter
    Creator: Unknown, Edith (American missionary woman in Ningpo, China)
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Ningpo China Missionary Letter (10/23/1898) from an American missionary woman, named Edith, to her sister in New York State.
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 item , letter
  • Description
     

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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

    Acquisition Information

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

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Ningpo China Missionary Letter (#1058), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008

    Processed by David Miller, October 2009

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