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Title UA37 Faculty Personal Papers Series 20. Margie Helm
Creator Helm, Margie
Description Documents related to Margie Helm, her career as Western Kentucky University's librarian, professional affiliations and the naming of the university library in her her honor. Records are housed with Series 17.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1929
Year Range To 1991
Admin / Biog History Margie Helm (1894-1991) was born in Auburn Kentucky, the daughter of Thomas and Nellie (Blakely) Helm. She attended Randolph Macon Woman's College, Pratt Institute and University of Chicago earning an MLS in 1933. She taught in high schools briefly and served as a library assistant in the New York Public Library for a year before taking a position at Western Kentucky in 1920. Helm was library director 1923 and served in that capacity until her retirement in 1965. The university library was named in her honor in 1964.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Publications Folio SB483 .B7 H42x 1957 Helm, Margie. The Parks and the Water Works System of Bowling Green, Ky., Bowling Green, Ky., 1957.
Related Materials SC 1541 - Margie Helm Papers

UA52 - University Libraries
Catalog Number UA37.20
Copyrights Photocopies of no more than 1/3 of the total.
Dates of Creation 1929-1991
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent 3 folders
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA37
Level of Description Series
Containers Professional Associations
Library Dedication