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Sally Hayes Plaut Papers, 1943-1994
2 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 63

Abstract:
Women's Army Corps volunteer, World War II; Cryptographer. Papers include correspondence, memorabilia, and a scrapbook (with photographs) documenting Plaut's war work during World War II. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Sally Hayes was born in Chicago in 1920. After receiving an A.B. from Smith College in 1941, she served with the Women's Army Corps (1943-1945) as a cryptographer for the U.S. Ambassador in London, France, and North Africa. She married Walter Plaut in 1946. After the war, they lived in Rowayton, CT. She was a scout leader, PTA chair, and founder of Rowayton Investment Group for Women. They had four children. Sally Plaut died in 1994.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Sally Plaut papers consist of material relating to Sally Plaut's World War II experiences. Included are photostat copies of correspondence, 1943; a WAC reunion newsletter, 1959; WAC pins, ribbons, dogtags and uniform jacket; Sally's scrapbook from 1943-1945 (including photos); and the book, The History of Women's Army Corps in World War II.

NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Sally Hayes Plaut Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

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Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

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Language
English


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Subjects
  • Plaut, Sally Hayes, 1920-1994
  • United States--Armed Forces--Women--Personal narratives
  • United States. Army. Women's Army Corps--Personal narratives
  • Women and the military--United States--History--Sources
  • World War, 1939-1945--Women--Personal narratives, American


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