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Betty W. Smith

librarian

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.

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