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George Edmund Haynes papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 101

Scope and Contents

The George Edmund Haynes Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and professional papers by and relating to George Edmund Haynes. Correspondence contains letters between Haynes and various professional groups that he worked for or with. Writings contain works by Haynes, including articles and book reviews; and a dissertation on Haynes by Daniel Perlman. Professional papers contain material relating to Haynes' professional work on various committees and boards, including the Federal Council of Churches, the World's Committee of YMCAs, the State University of New York Board of Trustees, and a survey of the work of the YMCA in South Africa.

Dates

  • 1916-1972 1916-1950
  • Majority of material found within 1916 - 1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Existence and Location of Copies

Portions of the collection are also available on microfilm #1292. See folder labels for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

The George Edmund Haynes Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of George Edmund Haynes, 1953-1960 and Olyve Haynes, 1960-1972.

Arrangement

Organized into three series: I. Correspondence, 1916-1944. II. Writings, 1929-1950, 1972. III. Professional Papers, 1928-1949.

Extent

2.94 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.haynes

Overview

The George Edmund Haynes Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and professional papers by and relating to George Edmund Haynes. Correspondence contains letters between Haynes and various professional groups that he worked for or with. Writings contain works by Haynes, including articles and book reviews; and a dissertation on Haynes by Daniel Perlman. Professional papers contain material relating to Haynes' professional work on various committees and boards, including the Federal Council of Churches, the World's Committee of YMCAs, the State University of New York Board of Trustees, and a survey of the work of the YMCA in South Africa.

George Edmund Haynes (1880-1960)

George Edmund Haynes, American social worker, educator, and co-founder and first executive director of the National Urban League.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as Za JWJ MSS Haynes, George.
Title
Guide to the George Edmund Haynes Papers
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
January 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.