Margie Helm


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Conclusion of letter from Margie Helm to WKU president Kelly Thompson thanking him for naming the library in her honor:

. . . that you said, "Sara will get her honors later." Of course I shall not mention this suggestion of the combined names to anyone.

I shall have to behave myself to keep you and the regents from being sorry for your decision.

Harold and Mary were delighted and wanted the publicity about it. Blakey and Tom and their families were pleased too, and Aunt Louise Blakey here with me.

It has been a real pleasure to work with you before you became president and especially since that time. Your dedicated life has given us a wise administration during the present and challenging plans for the future. The town people and people out in the state, the students, faculty, and alumni are very complimentary. And as I said earlier, it is a real compliment to us at Western to have you speak for the state colleges at the President Oswald's inauguration.

Best wishes for a happy New Year to you and Sarah and Kelly and Patti and her family.

Yours sincerely,

Margie Helm


Western Kentucky University, Health & Physical Education Building (WKU), Margie Helm Library (WKU)


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