Don W. Hayne Papers 1916-1998

Creator
Hayne, Don W., 1911-2000
Size
120 linear feet (71 cartons, 2 cardboxes, 2 flatboxes, 1 legalbox, 3 tubes, 2 tubeboxes, and 5 flatfolders.)
Call number
MC 00281
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

The Don W. Hayne Papers contains correspondence, notes, research papers, statistical data sheets, and various other materials relating to Hayne's research on mourning doves, voles, fisheries, and creel surveys. There are also surveys and field research into a variety of other subjects relating loosely to zoology and statistics.

Don W. Hayne, born in 1911, was a biometrician, statistician, and researcher in zoology at Michigan State University and North Carolina State University. He was also Technical Director of the Southeastern Statistics Project. He was considered a pioneer in devising quantitative measurements for ecology. He died on May, 18, 2000.

Biographical/historical note

Don W. Hayne was a biometrician, statistician, and researcher in zoology at Michigan State University and North Carolina State University. He was also Technical Director of the Southeastern Statistics Project. He was considered a pioneer in devising quantitative measurements for ecology.

Eldon William Hayne was born on April 27, 1911 in Elgin, Illinois. He disliked his first name, and used it only on “legal documents” when necessary, for the most part going by ‘Don’. In 1920 he lived in Pasadena, just outside of Los Angeles, California, with; his parents, his siblings Eleanor and John, and maternal grandmother Mary F. Shandrew.

Hayne graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1932 and began working as an assistant at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology and Laboratory of Vertebrate Genetics while he worked on his Master's degree at Michigan State College (later University). From 1937 to 1949 Hayne worked at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Michigan State University as an Assistant in Research, Research Assistant, Assistant Professor (Research), and in 1947 he completed his Ph.D. From 1953 to 1954 Hayne was a postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics and Zoology at the University of Chicago. From 1953 to 1957 Hayne was an Associate professor in Zoology at Michigan State University.

Don W. Hayne was a Biometrician IV for the Institute of Fisheries Research in the Michigan Department of Conservation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from 1957 to 1960. In 1960 he became a GS 13-14, Wildlife Biologist (General) (Staff Biometrician) at the Branch of Wildlife Research within the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife in the U.S. Department of the Interior. He was stationed at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland.

Don Hayne first came to Raleigh in 1962 when he took a position as a visiting professor at North Carolina State College (later University). From 1964 to 1981 he served as professor of Statistics and Zoology, and Technical Director of the Southeastern Cooperative Statistics Project in its work of servicing the statistical needs fo 13 natural resource agencies in the Southeastern United States, teaching, research, and directing graduate studies. From 1981 onward he remained at North Carolina State University as Professor Emeritus. His wife, Harriet Lange Rheingold Hayne, preceded him in death. He died on May, 18, 2000.

Scope/content

The Don W. Hayne Papers contains correspondence, notes, research papers, statistical data sheets, and various other materials relating to his research on mourning doves, voles, fisheries and creel surveys. There are also surveys, and field research into a variety of other subjects relating loosely to zoology and statistics.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into series based upon the type of research conducted as well as several document type specific series.

  • 1, Creel Surveys and Data, 1958-1991
  • 2, Pesticides, 1944-1986
  • 3, Voles, 1942-1985
  • 4, Mourning Dove, 1958-1987
  • 5, Chowan River, 1976-1983
  • 6, Red Cedar River, 1957-1964
  • 7, Surveys, 1916-1998
  • 8, Publications, 1941-1998
  • 9, Correspondence, 1933-1996
  • 10, Research, 1940-1995
  • 11, Data, 1938-1994
  • 12, Field Research, Studies, and Data, 1950-1993
  • 13, Notes, 1935-1995
  • 14, Reports, 1934-1997
  • 15, Mackerel, 1979-1994
  • 16, Fisheries, 1963-1991
  • 17, Deer, 1947-1985
  • 18, Reef, 1966-1994
  • 19, Spiny Lobster, 1979-1994
  • 20, Cats, 1967-1972
  • 21, Photographs, Negatives, Film, and Slides, 1938-1987
  • 22, Early Work, 1938-1959
  • 23, Maps, 1933-1987
  • 24, License Study, 1951-1981
  • 25, Student Work, 1973-1986
  • 26, Meeting Minutes, 1965-1994
  • 27, Expenses, 1979-1988
  • 28, Personal Items, 1924-1994
  • 29, Carol Woods, 1993-1997

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Don W. Hayne Papers, MC 00281, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

These materials were a bequest to North Carolina State University in June 2000 (Accession 2000.0009).

Processing information

Processed by Bennett Chapman.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Don W. Hayne Papers, MC 00281, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.