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Finding Aid for the John Randolph Haynes Papers, 1890-1937
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Description
John Randolph Haynes (1853-1937) was involved with incorporating initiative, referendum, and recall amendments in the Los Angeles City Charter (1903), and was a member of the Los Angeles County Probation Committee (1915-25), a member and president of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission (1903-15), a member of the Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners (1925), a member of the Metropolitan Water District Board (1928-30), a member of the University of California Board of Regents (1923-37), and founded the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation (1926). The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, notes, reports, speeches, a scrapbook, and printed material related to Haynes's involvement with local and regional planning in Southern California. The collection also includes material related to the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.
Background
Haynes was born June 13, 1853 in Fairmount Springs, Pennsylvania; received his MD and Ph.D from University of Pennsylvania; had a medical practice in Philadelphia, 1874-87; moved to Los Angeles and continued his medical practice, 1887; was involved with incorporating initiative, referendum, and recall amendments in the Los Angeles City Charter, 1903; member, Los Angeles County Probation Commission, 1915-25; member and president, Los Angeles Civil Service Commission, 1903-15; member, Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners, 1925; member, Metropolitan Water District Board (building aqueduct from Colorado River to Southern California), 1928-30; member, University of California Board of Regents, 1923-37; founded the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, 1926; died October 30, 1937.
Extent
358 boxes (179 linear ft.) 35 cartons (35 linear ft.) 105 oversize boxes 15 oversize folders
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.