C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 5
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.
- 1910 February 5
- Spainer, C.A.E. (Person)
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
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.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)
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.
This collection was processed in 2018 by Shavonne Munnlyn.
- Guide to the C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter
- Shavonne Munnlyn
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