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Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith scrapbook of correspondence, 1921-1964

 File — Box: 1 [X030899289], Folder: 5

Scope and Contents

"Scrapbook of a Great Grandmother" containing copies of Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith correspondence with or about well known individuals, stories and poems by Essie Smith, and research notes on history, particularly the Confederacy. Correspondents and subjects include Richard Wightman, Alexander Jessup, the Readers Publishing Corporation, Dorothy Gogwell, John Farrar, Paul Green, Elbert Hubbard, Sophie Carter Richardson, J. Hoge Tyler, Edwin Booth, General John J. Pershing, and Edwin Anderson Alderman. There are also invitations to Essie Smith and letters to her niece, Caroliine Mansur.


  • 1921-1964

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


0.04 Cubic Feet (One folder in legal document box. Box 1.) : Photocopies and typescripts

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States