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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box 6 [X030899294]

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Printed materials, 1850-1943

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Brochures, church and exhibition programs, dictionaries, articles, histories, maps, menus, and plates.
Dates: 1850-1943

Programs for plays and concerts, 1918-1943

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 3-4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Autobiographical and fictional stories, notes, poems, and drafts of speeches by Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith from 1904 to 1961. Included is a printed copy of a book, "Roses in December" by Frances Keyes Parkinson and "Forty Years with the Virginia Division United Daughters of the Confederacy" by Essie Smith. There are also many printed programs and playbills from concerts and plays that Mrs. Smith attended on the East Coast. Of interest is an original program from the first release of "Gone...
Dates: 1918-1943

Programs Playbills, 1934-1938

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Playbills from the Lyceum Theatre, Winter Garden, Henry Miller's Theatre, Forrest Theatre, St. James Theatre, and the Fulton Theatre.
Dates: 1934-1938

Programs Playbills, 1940-1942

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Playbills from the Lyceum Theatre, the National Theatre, Winter Garden, The Music Box, Biltmore Theatre, John Golden Theatre,and the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
Dates: 1940-1942

Programs Playbills, 1943

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Playbills from the Booth Theatre, the Cort Theatre, the Plymouth Theatre, the Windsor Theatre, and the St. James Theatre.
Dates: 1943

Program "Gone With the Wind", [1939]; 1961

 File — Box: 6 [X030899294], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents "Gone With The Wind" program issued at movie theatres when the movie was released. The program is illustrated and contains narratives by each of the lead actors. Included is a letter from Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith documenting that this program came out with the first release of "Gone With The Wind".
Dates: [1939]; 1961