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educator , librarian

Helen Hayes Wykle, American librarian, educator. Curator, urban renewal archive Housing Authority City Asheville, 2007—2009; Member of Beta Phi Mu.


Wykle, Helen Hayes was born on December 12, 1942 in Pine Mountain, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of William and Eula Fern Hayes.


Bachelor, Berea College, Kentucky, 1964. Master of Arts, San Jose State University, California, 1977. Master of Library and Information Science, University California, Berkeley, 1987.


Assistant visual resources curator University California San Diego, 1982—1984, library assistant iii, 1984—1986. Senior museum scientist University California Irvine, 1987—1992. Public services head, library Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina, 1992—1996, faculty art department, 1994—1996.

Associate professor University of North Carolina, since 1996. President Art Libraries Society Southern California, 1988—1989. Advisory board member North Carolina ECHO, Raleigh, 1998—2009.

Board trustees Pine Mountain Settlement School, Kentucky, since 2002. Board member Together We Read, Asheville, since 2006, Center Jewish Studies, Asheville, since 2007.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Warren Wilson College.


Curator, urban renewal archive Housing Authority City Asheville, 2007—2009. Member of Beta Phi Mu.


Married John Grant Hayes, October 1, 1967. 1 child Heather Kristina.

William Hayes

Eula Fern Hayes

John Grant Hayes

Heather Kristina Wykle