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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 South's Part in Establising the United States", and "The House By the Side of the Road". There are also poems by other individuals including her brother Thomas Greer Wade, Sam Walter Foss, Elizabeth Reid Hill, and Alexander Jessup. There are also a few letters from various publishers.


  • 1904-1925

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


0.04 Cubic Feet (One folder in legal document box. Box 5.)

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