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Rixey Smith Papers, circa 1940

Title
Rixey Smith Papers, circa 1940
ID
Mss. 81s Smi7
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

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.

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Creators
Smith, Rixie (1915-1985)
Subjects
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--20th century
Glass, Carter, 1858-1946
Rixeyville (Va.)--History--20th century
Rixie family
Smith family
Virginia--Social life and customs--20th century
Genres
Autobiographies
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
06/15/1981.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Patrick Hayes.
gift
Preferred Citation
Rixey Smith Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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