Guide to the Aubrey L. Haines Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Haines, Aubrey L., 1914-2000
Title: Aubrey L. Haines papers
Dates: 1949-1954 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 folder
Collection Number: Mss 263
Summary: The Abrey L. Haines papers include a summary of Haines's Masters of Science (Forestry) thesis on photographic records of national forests, written for The University of Montana--Missoula in 1949; together with two copies of his "Notes on the Angus McDonald Gun," written in Longmire, Washington, (Mount Rainier National Park), in 1954. Angus McDonald was a fur trapper who resided in the Flathead Valley of Montana and died in 1889.
Repository: University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Contact Information: Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
Languages: Materials are in English 

Historical Note

Abrey Leon Haines was born on August 30, 1914 in Portland, Oregon to Albert S. and Doris E. Haines. He received a B.S.F. in 1938 from the University of Washington and an M.S. F. in 1949 from the University of Montana-Missoula.

Haines was a park ranger, naturalist, civil engineer, and historian. He worked as a park ranger and naturalist in both Yellowstone and Mount Rainer National Parks. He served as the Yellowstone Park Historian from the 1960s until the mid 1970s. He published eleven books and many articles.

In 1946 Haines married C. Wilma Smith. He died on September 10, 2000.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

Restrictions on Use :  

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation :  

[Name of document or photograph number], Aubrey L. Haines Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of Aubrey Haines, 1954.

Additional Reference Guides :  

Finding aid in the repository.

Related Materials :  

The bulk of Haines papers are held in Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections at the Montana State University Library in Bozeman, Montana.


This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Family Names :
  • McDonald, Angus, 1819-1889
  • Subject Terms :
  • Firearms--Montana--Research
  • Subject Terms :
  • Forest reserves--United States--Pictorial works

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