Louise Aloys Smith Papers
Included are photocopies of documents and correspondence related to Smith's service in the United States Women's Army Corps and in the Nevada State Assembly. Assembly materials include bills and correspondence on Nevada adoption laws.
- Smith, Louise Aloys (Person)
Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Louise Aloys Smith (1917-1999) was an Assemblywoman, Electric company employee, Little theater co-founder and director, Board member for the County Library and Marzan House Museum and Nevada Woman of the Year. Included are photocopies of documents and correspondence related to Smith's service in the United States Women's Army Corps and in the Nevada State Assembly between 1942-1952. Assembly materials include bills and correspondence on Nevada adoption laws.
Louise Aloys Smith is a native of Lovelock, Nevada. She served in the United States Women's Army Corps during World War II and was the first woman elected to a public office in Pershing County, Nevada. She served in the Nevada State Assembly, 1949-1952 and during her second term served as speaker pro tem.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Louise Aloys Smith in 1994.
Location of Originals
Originals in possession of Louise Aloys Smith;,Lovelock, Nev.
Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1997-47
- A Guide to the Louise Aloys Smith Papers
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