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Betty W. Smith

Betty W. Smith, American librarian. Certified library.

Background

  • Smith, Betty W. was born on June 29, 1919 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Clem and Edith Margaret (Stanley) Wilder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne University, 1940. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1941. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1955.

    Career

    • Branch library Public Library., Park Ridge, Illinois, 1941-1942, reference library Dearborn, Michigan, 1942-1944. United States.C.G. SPAR, library assistant United States.C.G. Academy, New London, Connecticut, 1945-1946. Reference library Library.

      Hawaii, Honolulu, 1946-1947. Library Hawaiian Economic Foundation, 1947-1949. Reference library Lansing Public Library., Michigan, 1967-1986, substitute library, 1986-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library.

    Membership

    Member Citizens for Actions in Mental Health, 1980—1986. Steering committee Long-Range Planning Michigan Department Mental Health, 1986—1990. Board directors Tri-Company Community Mental Health, Lansing, 1992—1998.

    Founding and executive committee member Alliance for Mentally Ill, 1985—2003, now vice president. Advisory council Michigan Forensic Center, since 1988, Lafayette Clinic, Detroit, 1986—1992. Member League of Women Voters, Mental Health Association, Michigan Association Emotionally Disturbed Children (board directors 1963-1968), Michigan Mental Health (advisory council 1986-1990), Phi Alpha Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Dulaney Dale Smith, March 20, 1946. Children: Douglas D., Diane E., Richard W.
    • father: Clem Wilder
    • mother: Edith Margaret (Stanley) Wilder
    • spouse: Dulaney Dale Smith
    • children: Douglas D. Smith
    • Diane E. Smith
    • Richard W. Smith
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    Nationality
    • 1940
      Wayne University
    • 1941
      University Minnesota
    • 1955
      Michigan State University
    • 1941 - 1942
      Branch library Public Library
      Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
    • 1942 - 1944
      Branch library Public Library
      Michigan, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      reference library Library Hawaii
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1947 - 1949
      library Hawaiian Economic, Foundation
    • 1967 - 1986
      reference library Lansing Public Library
      Michigan, United States
    • 1986 - 1998
      reference library Lansing Public Library
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