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ALLEGRA "HAPPY" HAYNES PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: ARL146

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of correspondence and articles related to Haynes' career and to the organizations to which she belonged as well as a plaque awarded her by the Stapleton Development Corporation. The materials range from 1991 to 2000.
SERIES 1 PROFESSIONAL PAPERS 1991-2004 BOX 1 Programs, articles, correspondence and flyers relating to Haynes's professional career comprise this series.
SERIES 2 RESEARCH 1992-1998 BOX 1 This series contains articles on topics of interest to Haynes.
SERIES 3 EPHEMERA 2001 BOX 1 This series includes a plaque awarded to Haynes by the Stapleton Development Corporation.

Dates

  • 1991-2004

ACCESS:

The collection is open for research.

OWNERSHIP:

Literary and copyrights - as appropriate - have been assigned to the Denver Public Library.

PUBLICATION RIGHTS:

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Allegra ("Happy") Haynes was born in July 1953 to Anna Jo Haynes, the director of the Mile High Montessori Early Learning Center in Denver. Haynes attended Denver Public Schools. She received her B.A. from Barnard College at Columbia University and completed two years of law school. She received a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Haynes began her career with the City and County of Denver as an aide to former Councilman Bill Roberts in 1979. She worked as an administrative aide to Mayor Frederico Pena before being elected to City Council in 1993. On the City Council, Haynes was chairwoman of the Airport Committee and on Winter Park's ski-area board. From 1998 to 2000, Haynes was the President of the City Council. During Mayor John Hickenlooper's administration, she served as his City Council Liaison. In October 2005, Haynes retired from the City of Denver to join the Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, Michael Bennet, as his Assistant for Community Partnerships. Haynes also worked as a professional facilitator in cities throughout the United States.

Haynes' civic involvement includes serving on the board of the Colorado Children's Campaign, as a Trustee of The Nature Conservancy, on the board of the Mile High Youth Corps and on the board of the Foundation for Education Excellence.

Extent

1 box (.5 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

PROVENANCE:

Allegra Haynes donated her papers in 2007. Funding for processing provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant.

SIZE:

Number of Boxes: 1 (.5 lf)

LOCATION:

ARL146

PROCESSED AND ENCODED BY:

Ann Brown

July 2008

PROJECT MANAGER:

Ellen Zazzarino
Title
ALLEGRA ("HAPPY") HAYNES
Date
2008
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

Contact:
2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205