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Louise Aloys Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 94-13
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.

Dates

  • 1942-1952

Creator

Restrictions

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.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Arrangement

Unarranged

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Louise Aloys Smith in 1994.

Location of Originals

Originals in possession of Louise Aloys Smith;,Lovelock, Nev.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1997-47
Title
A Guide to the Louise Aloys Smith Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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