This collection is composed of memorabilia, scrapbooks, campaign items, and personal items related to Reifel's career as a public servant, especially his years in the United States Senate and his work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The bulk of congressional material is memorabilia and scrapbooks and not records related to his term of office. Other materials are related chiefly to his post-congressional speaking career.
Composed of collected stories, publications, speeches and typewritten transcripts of Wahehe Heirship hearing. Collection also includes notebooks and manuscripts containing lists, definitions and transcriptions of many events related to Lakota history. Many stories told to Shunk when he was a United States Bureau of Indian Affairs agent are also rewritten in Shunk's own hand.
This collection is composed of addresses given by Sigurd Anderson while he served as Federal Trade Commissioner and addresses collected by Anderson that cover topics of interest to him while he served as governor of South Dakota.
The addresses are mainly from Anderson's service as Federal Trade Commissioner covering the years 1957-1964. These are speeches that were given to several associations and organizations throughout the United States. Also included is an inaugural address to the 33rd session of the South Dakota Legislature given by Anderson in 1953.
The collected addresses were collected by Anderson from the early to mid-1950's dealing with subjects of interest to him as governor of South Dakota.
The miscellaneous material is composed of appropriations lists for funds of the state of South Dakota and an article written about Anderson's early years in South Dakota and his becoming governor.