Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid to the Frederick Douglas Haynes Family Papers, 1935-1980 MS 3355A
MS 3355A  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (64.38 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Table of contents What's This?

Container List


Series 1 Haynes Family Papers 1935-1980

Physical Description: 1 box


Folders within this series are arranged by family member.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, sermons, notes, reports, campaign literature, biographical sketches, programs, obituaries and tributes, newspaper clippings and other material relating to the Haynes family and the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco. The correspondence of Frederick D. Haynes consists primarily of his outgoing professional correspondence from 1960 and 1962. A 1935 letter to Haynes from Franklin D. Roosevelt and a 1968 letter from Hubert H. Humphrey are of particular interest. Sermons, written by Haynes, records of his political involvement and public service, biographical information and church records are also included. Material relating to Charlie Mae Haynes consists of correspondence, programs, campaign literature, tributes and clippings. Material relating to Frederick Douglas Haynes, Jr. consists of programs, clippings and memorial tributes. Photographs, including portraits of family members, have been transferred to the photography collection.

Haynes, Frederick D.

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1935-1971

List of Correspondents

  • Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-
  • Alioto, Joseph L.
  • Christopher, George
  • Humphrey, Hubert H., 1942-
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
  • Shelley, John F.
Box 1, Folder 2

Sermons 1948-1964


The Quest for the More Abundant Life


The Severity of the Church's Commitment


A Wavering Faith in the Presence of Indisputable Evidence


The Dignity of Christian Service; Man's Ethics and God's Purposes


Nobility of Service


God's All Sufficiency and Man's Insufficiency


God's Amazing Love


1964 President's Annual Address to the California State Baptist Convention on the passage of the Civil Rights Bill


The Nobility of Motherhood

Box 1, Folder 3

Printed material 1947-1971


Haynes, Charlie Mae

Box 1, Folder 4

Assorted material 1972-1980

Box 1, Folder 5

Clippings 1947-1971

Box 1, Folder 6

Haynes, Frederick D., Jr., assorted material 1954, 1970-1975

Box 1, Folder 7

Haynes Family clippings 1962, 1971, undated


Series 2 Records of the Third Baptist Church 1945-1974

Physical Description: 1 box


Folders are arranged first by record type and then by date.

Scope and Contents

Contains church history research files, programs, church calendars, correspondence, membership lists, Trustee Board and Executive Council meeting minutes, statistical reports, newspaper clippings, community directories, and biographical information regarding a subsequent pastor, Amos C. Brown. The bulk of these records are comprised of Annual Reports dated 1946 through 1974. Annual Reports include information regarding church finances, membership, organizational structure, programs and contributions. Photographs recording various church events have been transferred to the photography collection.
Box 2, Folder 8

History undated

Box 2, Folder 9

Historical research materials undated

Box 2, Folder 10

Brown, Amos C., Pastor undated

Box 2, Folder 11

Correspondence 1945-1963

Box 2, Folder 12

Agendas, documents for Trustee Board and Executive Council meetings 1958-1969


Annual Reports

Box 2, Folder 13


Box 2, Folder 14


Box 2, Folder 15


Box 2, Folder 16


Box 2, Folder 17

Miscellaneous 1947-1969

Box 2, Folder 18

San Francisco Black Business Directory 1950-1951