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C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: SC-012

Scope and Contents

The C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter, February 5, 1910, documents Spainer's visit to the Phillippines and his life in the small Japanese town of Takamatsu. Spanier composes the letter on a long piece of decorated rice paper to show Neisendorfer the daintiness of Japanese art. Spainer describes Christianity's strong presence in the Phillippines in the form of large churches in the middle of each town and a grand Christmas ceremony. He discusses a brief stop in Hong Kong then describes Japanese scenery and Buddhist religious beliefs. Spainer praises the growing Christian population and the work of Christian missionaries in Japan. He describes his Japanese house and American furniture as well as Japanese customs he and family abide by while living in Takamatsu.

Dates

  • 1910 February 5

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is written in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is located at the Loyola Notre Dame Library. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information. This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter is the physical property of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Notre Dame Library. Copyright, except in cases where material has passed into the public domain, belongs to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.

Extent

.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)

Abstract

The C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter, February 5, 1910, describes Spainer's visit to the Phillippines and his life in the small Japanese town of Takamatsu. Spanier composes the letter on a long piece of decorated rice paper to show Neisendorfer the daintiness of Japanese art.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

There is no known acquisition information for this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2018 by Shavonne Munnlyn.
Title
Guide to the C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter
Author
Shavonne Munnlyn
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Loyola Notre Dame Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

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