The Papers of Eleanor Dorrum Haines | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Eleanor Dorrum HainesAdd to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Haines, E

Primary Creator: Haines, Eleanor (1915-1990)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Subjects: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Alumni and alumnae, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of muscial compositions.

Biographical Note

Eleanor (Dorrum) Haines was born July 9, 1915 to Ingebret and Anna (Christiansen) Dorrum in Fergus Falls, MN. She graduated from Luther College in 1937 and earned an M.A. in music from the University of Iowa in 1941. She also studied music at Julliard. Haines taught music in Iowa public schools before serving as a professor of music at Kearney State Teacher's College in Kearney, Nebraska, 1943-1957. She taught voice at Luther College 1959-1967, then taught music at South Winneshiek High School in Calmar, Iowa.

She married Robert L. Haines on August 1, 1946, with whom she had two sons. Eleanor Haines passed away January 27, 1990 in Decorah, Iowa.

Subject/Index Terms

Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Alumni and alumnae
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.

Use Restrictions: Though we may hold the property rights, Luther College Archives does not hold the copyrights for all materials. Individuals may use materials for non-commercial, private use, but commercial users must secure permissions from the copyright holders and/or Luther College Archives to reproduce, publish, or quote protected materials and photographs. For more information about the Luther College copyright and fair use policy, please visit

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Eleanor Dorrum Haines Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/18/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

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[Box 1: Musical Compositions, n.d.],

Box 1: Musical Compositions, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Collection Description, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Compositions, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Compositions, undatedAdd to your cart.