Inventory of the Dr. Frank G. Hayne Papers, 1911 - 1987

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Descriptive Summary

Abstract: Frank George Hayne (1909-1984) was an African American dentist in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Avery Institute, Immaculate Conception High School, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College.
The majority of this collection is comprised of black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbooks of Hayne and his wife Anita (Cole) Hayne's family members. Most of the photographs are unidentified. The collection also contains correspondence and documents from Fisk University and Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee) Alumni Associations, in which Hayne was a member on their Executive Boards.
Title: Dr. Frank G. Hayne Papers, 1911-1987
Call Number: AMN 1135
Repository: Avery Research Center
Dates: 1911-1987
Bulk: 1930-1982
Language of Material: Material in English
Extent: 0.75 Linear feet
(2 archival boxes with 1 oversize folder)

Biographical Note

Frank George Hayne (1909-1984) was born to Charles Guenveur Hayne and Elizabeth Deignan Hayne in Charleston, South Carolina. Hayne attended Avery Institute, Immaculate Conception High School, Fisk University, and Meharry Medical College. Professionally, Hayne was affiliated with the National Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the South Carolina Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association. He was a member of the Beta Kappa Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and the Athenians.

He was married to Anita Ruth Cole Hayne.


Collection Overview

The collection is divided into five series:

Series 1: Biographical Documents contains drafts of wills for Dr. Hayne and his wife Anita, brief personal correspondence with greeting cards, and dismantled plaques and certificates awarded to Hayne for his professional and civic participation.

Series 2: Academic Institutions and Affiliations documents Hayne's involvement with former academic institutions, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee). Includes (dismantled) awards and certificates earned in recognition for his financial support. Also, contains materials and artifacts regarding Hayne's association with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Series 3: Hayne Family Materials includes materials pertaining to Hayne's wife Anita, various newspaper clippings (photocopied), religious ephemera, and programs collected by the family.

Series 4: Photographic Materials contains mostly unidentifed photographs from disassembled scrapbooks collected by Dr. Hayne. Of note are two (2) sepia colored images of the Immaculate Conception student body, nuns, clergy and officials from the South Carolina Catholic Diocese in the school's court yard (circa 1928). Photographs are organized by decade, unless otherwise stated.

Series 5: Oversize Materials documents Hayne's Fisk University undergraduate diploma (1931), "Licence to Practice Dentistry" certificate issued by the South Carolina State Dental Examiners (1936), and oversize group photograph from a National Dental Association banquet (1966).


Collection Arrangement

The collections is divided into five series:

1. Biographical Documents

2. Academic Institutions and Affiliations

3. Hayne Family Materials

4. Photographic Materials

5. Oversize Materials


Subject Headings

  • Hayne, Anita Ruth Cole , 1910-1996
  • Hayne, Frank G. , Dr., 1909-1984 -- Archives
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Avery Normal Institute--Photographs.
  • Fisk University (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Fisk University. Alumni Association
  • Fisk University. Choir
  • Immaculate Conception School--South Carolina--Charleston
  • Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Palmetto Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association


Series 1: Biographical Documents, 1934-1987.

Contains the legal wills of Frank Hayne and his wife Anita; and brief personal correspondence, mostly greeting cards received by the couple.
Box 1   Folder 1
Legal Documents: Last Will and Testament, 1980
Drafts of wills for Hayne and his wife, Anita Cole Hayne.
Box 1   Folder 2
Correspondence: Letters and post cards, 1934-1971, and undated
Includes letter (1971) from Ralph Wardlow, Principal of Vashon High School (St. Louis, Missouri), and Fisk alum, expressing the challenges and success of his position. Also includes a color print of the "Missouri State Champions Class "L" Division," (1971) featuring Wardlow.
Box 1   Folder 3
Correspondence: Greeting cards, 1977, and undated
Includes cards sent by Hayne to his wife.
Box 1   Folder 4
Awards, 1976-1987
Contains dismantled plaques and certificate awarded to Hayne from The Palmetto and Charleston County Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Associations. Also holds a plaque of appreciation from The Jenkins Orphanage Institute (presented posthumously, 1987).

Series 2: Academic Institutions and Affiliations, 1926-1982.

Contains documents pertaining to Hayne's involvement with former academic institutions, Fisk University and Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee). Includes awards and certificates earned in recognition for his financial support. Also contains materials and artifacts regarding Hayne's association with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

2.1: Fisk University, 1934-1982.

Includes documents pertaining to Hayne's involvement as a General Alumni Association executive committee member. Also contains certificates and awards given to Hayne.
Box 1   Folder 5
General Alumni Association, 1973, 1976
Includes minutes, subcommittee reports, commencement and reunion schedule.
Box 1   Folder 6
General Alumni Association, 1977
Includes letters, agendas, minutes, commencement and reunion schedule.
Box 1   Folder 7
General Alumni Association, 1978, 1982
Contains minutes, annual report to the Alumni Association, and a report to the Board of Trustees by Fisk president, Walter J. Leonard regarding the impeding financial challenges the university will face in the near future (13 May 1982).
Box 1   Folder 8
General Alumni Association: Certificates, 1978, 1981
Awarded to Hayne for his financial support and for induction to "The Society of Golden Sons and Daughters."
Box 1   Folder 9
Fisk University Reports, circa 1975, 1980
Holds bound booklet to promote financial investment in Fisk, and President Report (1980).
Box 1   Folder 10
Commencement Programs, 1973, 1976, 1978
Box 1   Folder 11
Fisk Programs, 1934, 1977-1978
Includes performance programs and calendar (1977-1978).

2.2: Meharry Medical College, 1936-1977.

Contains diploma, certificate, letters, reports and newsletter regarding centennial commencement (1976).
Box 1   Folder 12
Diploma and certificate, 1936, 1962
Includes Hayne's Doctor of Dentistry diploma.
Box 1   Folder 13
General Alumni Association, 1977
Includes letters, pamphlets, and documents relating to reunion program.
Box 1   Folder 14
Meharry Medical College Reports, 1974-1976
Bound booklets include President's Report, and "Meharry's Second Century" resource report.
Box 1   Folder 15
Commencement Materials, 1976-1977
Includes newsletter regarding the centennial commencement (1976).

2.3: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, 1957-1980.

Contains bound booklet of The Sphinx, certificates and award given to Hayne.
Box 1   Folder 16
Yearbook: The Sphinx, 1964
"Golden Jubilee Edition."
Box 1   Folder 17
Certificates, 1957-1979
Recognitions of long term fraternity membership.
Box 1   Folder 18
Award, 1980
Dismantled plaque awarded to Hayne as "Alpha Man of the Year."

2.4: Various Academic Institutions, 1926-1982, and undated.

Holds programs and newsletters from other colleges and universities.
Box 1   Folder 19
Programs and newsletters from Atlanta University and Bennett College, 1926-1982, and undated

Series 3: Hayne Family Materials, 1922-1981.

Contains materials pertaining to Hayne's wife, Anita, with various newspaper clippings (photocopied); religious ephemera, and programs collected by the family.

3.1: Anita Ruth Cole Hayne, 1968-1981.

Contains certificates and award from her affiliations and materials from the Young Woman Christian Association (YWCA) of Greater Charleston.
Box 1   Folder 20
The Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) of Greater Charleston, 1977, 1981
Contains committee member letter and newsletter.
Box 1   Folder 21
Certificate and award, 1968-1979
Includes certificates of recognition for Anita Hayne's involvement with The American National Red Cross, and the YWCA. Also contains dismantled plaque from Centenary United Methodist Church School (10 September 1978).

3.2: Various Materials, 1922-1980.

Contains various newspaper clippings (photocopied); religious materials, and programs collected by the family.
Box 1   Folder 22
Newspaper clippings, 1950, 1952, 1977
Photocopied newspaper clippings regarding Elizabeth J. Waties Waring; the establishment of new elementary schools for African Americans; and a benefit dinner for James E. Clyburn from The Charleston Evening Post, and The News and Courier
Box 1   Folder 23
Programs, 1934-1980
Programs from concerts and high school events attended by the Haynes.
Box 1   Folder 24
Printed Religious Materials, 1922, 1926, and undated
Holds small devotional handbills, prayers, pamphlets, and bookmarks.

Series 4: Photographic Materials, 1911-1982.

Holds mostly unidentified photographs from disassembled scrapbooks collected by Dr. Hayne. Another disassembled scrapbook of mostly photographs, many identified, was created by Anita Ruth Coles (Hayne). Organized by decade, unless otherwise stated.

4.1: Photographs pertaining to Frank Hayne, 1911-1982.

Box 2   Folder 1
Images of Frank Hayne, circa 1930s-1960s
Various black and white and color prints.
Box 2   Folder 2
Photographs of Avery Normal Institute and Immaculate Conception Schools, 1911, circa 1928, and undated
Contains three (3) sepia colored 8 x 10 (inches) images of Avery Institute Class of 1911; students, nuns and clergy and officials from the South Carolina Catholic Diocese in the Immaculate Conception courtyard (circa 1928); and a print of an unidentifed young girl.
Box 2   Folder 3
Group photographs from Meharry Medical College and Fisk University, circa 1960s, 1975
Includes a black and white 6 x 10 (inches) image of reunion members from Meharry's Class of 1936 and a black and white 8 x 10 image of the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Box 2   Folder 4
Photographs from Hayne Scrapbook, circa 1920-1950
Contains black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbook of Hayne's unidentifed family members and friends.
Box 2   Folder 5
Photographs from Hayne Scrapbook, circa 1950
Contains black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbook of Hayne's unidentifed family members and friends.
Box 2   Folder 6
Photographs from Hayne Scrapbook, circa 1960
Contains black and white and color photographs from disassembled scrapbook of Hayne's unidentifed family members and friends.
Box 2   Folder 7
Photographs from Hayne Scrapbook, circa 1970-1982
Contains black and white photographs from disassembled scrapbook of Hayne's unidentifed family members and friends.
Box 2   Folder 8
Photographs of children from Hayne's Scrapbook, circa 1940-19780
Contains black and white and color photographs from disassembled scrapbook of Hayne's unidentifed child relatives.

4.2: Photographs pertaining to Anita Ruth Cole (Hayne), circa 1920-1950.

Disassembled scrapbook of mostly black and white photographs, many identified, created by Anita Ruth Coles (Hayne).
Box 2   Folder 9
Scrapbook Photographs, circa 1920-1950
Black and white photographs, many identified, from Anita Ruth Coles (Hayne's) disassembled scrapbook. Includes her calling card and several greeting cards.

Series 5: Oversize Materials, 1931-1966.

Contains a diploma, certificate and oversize photograph. Materials located in Plat Drawer Number 8.
Drawer  8
Oversize Documents, 1931-1966
Contains Hayne's Bachelor of Arts from Fisk University (1931); "License to Practice Dentistry" from South Carolina State Board Dental Examiners (1936); and black and white 12 x 20 inches group photograph from the National Dental Association banquet in New York City, 8 August 1966.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank G. Hayne Papers, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA.

Acquisition Note

Papers were donated by Mr. James Campbell, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Georgette Mayo, August 2014

Edited by Aaron Spelbring, October 2014

Encoded by Aaron Spelbring, October 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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