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Box 5 [X030899293]


Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Address and appointment books, 1880-1958

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Personal papers of Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith including address books, biographical information, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, photographs, school papers, legal papers, political pins, railroad tickets, and war ration books.
Dates: 1880-1958

Biographical information and tributes, 1963-1966

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Includes tributes to Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith, and biographical notes,and newspaper clippings about her.
Dates: 1963-1966

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, 1896-1939

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents The New York Herald Tribune December 24,1939 pictures of the war; The Charlotte Observer May 20, 1922 about the Mecklenburg Declaration by Alexander Graham, The Charlotte Observer May 20, 1896 on the Woman's Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
Dates: 1896-1939

Personal papers, 1906-1979

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith include school report cards, teaching certificate, birth and death certificates, last will and testament, and correspondence about the donation of her papers. Also included are war ration books, political pins, and railroad tickets.
Dates: 1906-1979

Writing notes, 1916-1917

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Includes autobiographical writing notes about her experiences and drafts of speeches. Topics include Woodrow Wilson, pardon of Frank James, New York, Washington, and Virginia.
Dates: 1916-1917

Writings, 1904-1925

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents There are poems, manuscripts and untitled drafts by Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith, including "The Scepter of Ahazuerus", "The Natural Bridge", "Lexington", "A Wish", "Gathered Rosebuds", "The Pictures", "The Most Unique Museum in the World", "The Return", "Drury's Bluff Battle", "The Mystery of a Pack of Cards", "Your Friend and Mine", "Beyond Despair", "The Man Who Has Won", "The Making of Arms and Ammunition's in the Confederacy", "Stars and Heaven", "Mystery", "A Christmas Wish", "The...
Dates: 1904-1925

Writings, Undated

 File — Box: 5 [X030899293], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Writings, poems, notes, untitled pages, composition notebooks, and titled stories including "Lletters of a Vacationist", "Peace, Peace, Peace", "The Trial of Henry Wirz of Andersonville Prison", "Khaki", "The Khaki Line", "The Ex Perdita", "Letters of a Flapper Grandma", "The Pioneer Picture", "The Autobiography of a Failure", "My Road", "The Persian Kitty", "Bait for Bachelors", "Arlington", "My Daughter Across the Water", and "In A Silence". Some publishers' correspondence included.
Dates: Undated