An original typed autobiography of Rixey Smith, entitled "Blue Blood and Red Clay, Memories of a Virginia Childhood." Includes stories about his childhood in Rixeyville, Virginia (Culpeper County). Mentions Rosedale, the Rixey family home, family members and many local families. Divided into chapters.
Includes a few stories about Carter Glass, a U.S. Congressman and Senator from Virginia. Rixie Smith was his assistant for many years.
Includes poems and other writings.