Finding Aid to the Rufus Rowe Haines Biographical Collection MS.684

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 November 8


Title: Rufus Rowe Haines Biographical Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.684
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: undated
Abstract: This file contains a letter from Estelle H. Fennel to the Library regarding research on her father, Rufus Rowe Haines, a typed excerpt on Haines from Historical and Biographical Record of Los Angeles and Vicinity by J. M. Guinn, and a copy of a photograph of Haines.
creator: Fennel, Estelle H.
creator: Guinn, J. M. (James Miller), 1834-1918

Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter from Estelle H. Fennel to the Library regarding research on her father, Rufus Rowe Haines, a typed excerpt on Haines from Historical and Biographical Record of Los Angeles and Vicinity by J. M. Guinn, and a copy of a photograph of Haines.

Preferred citation

Rufus Rowe Haines Biographical Collection, undated, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.684.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff after 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 8, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donated by Estelle H. Fennel, between 1924 and 1960.

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Biographical note

Rufus Rowe Haines (1826 - 1908), as an employee of Western Union Telegraph Company, was responsible for estalishing telegraph communication between British Columbia and Southern California.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Haines, Rufus Rowe
Correspondence
Historical and Biographical Record of Los Angeles and Vicinity
Photographs
Telegraph -- California -- History
Telegraphers