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Helen Halbig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2326

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains paper records of Helen Halbig's work with the Public Housing Administration, as well as paper documents related to her personal life, including her work with the League of Women Voters. The materials date from 1937-2010.

Dates

  • 1937-2010
  • Majority of material found within 1941 - 1991

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical Note

Helen Halbig (November 22, 1914 - March 10, 2010) worked for the Public Housing Administration from the late 1930s to 1972, and aided in the creation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. During WWII she volunteered with Civil Air Patrol and as a trainer with American Women's Voluntary Services. Helen was also involved with the Alexandria chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) and served on their board of directors.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Helen Halbig (1914-2010) worked for the Public Housing Administration from the late 1930s to 1972, and aided in the creation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. During WWII she volunteered with Civil Air Patrol and as a trainer with American Women's Voluntary Services. Helen was also involved with the Alexandria chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) and served on their board of directors.

This collection contains paper records of Helen Halbig's work with the Public Housing Administration, as well as paper documents related to her personal life, including her work with the League of Women Voters. The materials date from 1937-2010.

Arrangement

Organized into 2 series: Work records and Personal life

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Vincent Novara, 22 April 2014 (2014.008).
Title
Guide to the Helen Halbig papers, 1937-2010
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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