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Clark S. Thomas Student Expense Notebook
- 1937-1945 (Accumulation)
0.21 linear feet (1 small document case)
Name of creator
Clark S. Thomas was born in rural Springfield, South Dakota on December 8, 1917. He attended South Dakota State College from 1937 to 1941 graduating with a degree in agriculture. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1941 to 1945. He spent the years of World War II at military posts in Texas and California, and overseas in Guatemala and India. He was a farmed in rural Springfield, South Dakota retiring in 1980.
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Scope and content
This collection consists of a notebook of Clark S. Thomas, a student at South Dakota State College from 1937 to 1941. The notebook records all of his personal expenses while attending college, as well as expenses while serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1941 to 1945. Entries in the notebook include meals, entertainment, income, and other expenses for clothes, school supplies, etc. Also included are receipts for tuition and fees for Thomas for 1937-1941.
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Conditions governing access
This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
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Conditions governing reproduction
South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.
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- Thomas, Clark S. 1917-2012 (Subject)