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Mary Smith Cabell personal correspondence , 1911-1962

 File — Box: 1 [X030899289], Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Mostly correspondence of Mary Cabell Smith (nicknamed "Pie") from Europe in the 1920's and 1930's, with her parents Celestia Essie Wade Butler Smith and Cabell Smith. Other family members include Mary's half sister Laura Butler Moore ("Muddie", who died in 1931) and Laura's husband Tom Moore. Mary Cabell Smith is working as a stenographer and a model for the advertising department of General Motors Continental in Belgian, Brussels. She describes her experiences including seeing Belgian royalty and a visit to the House of Commons in London as well as her enjoyment of working in Brussels.


  • 1911-1962

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


0.04 Cubic Feet (One folder in legal document box. Box 1.)

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