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Elvin Bjorklund Papers

  • MA 096
  • Papers
  • 1946-1983

This collection contains Elvin Bjorklund Soil Conservation Service papers. It is comprised of records on Soil Conservation Service's works, events, and personnel. Likewise, it has photographs of personnel, conservation, and events. There are correspondence between Bjorklund and South Dakota representatives and senators on the Oahe Irrigation Project and the passing of State Director of Soil Conservation Service Ross. D. Davies. Additionally it includes Resource study (1967), Engineer Handbook (1946), South Dakota Conservation Needs Inventory (1970).

Bjorklund, Elvin 1908-1990

Hofer/Loewen Family Papers

  • MA 101
  • Papers
  • 1940-2018

This collection consists of farm accounting records, material related to Hofer's 1996 campaign for the South Dakota State Senate, biographical material, calendars, and acreage measurements for Milford Township in Beadle County, South Dakota.

The accounting records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year recorded on South Dakota State College Extension Farm and Ranch Record Books (1947-1949), National Farmers' Income Tax Record Books, Mitchell (South Dakota) Publishing Company (1950-1956, 1959), South Dakota State College Agricultural Extension Service Farm and Ranch Business Record Books (1957-1958, 1962-1966, 1968-1980), Doane Agricultural Digest Income and Expenditure Record Book (1960), Blackbourn's farm and Ranch Bookkeeping Record Books (1961, 1967), South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension Service Account Books (1997-1999), and a Farm Credit Services Farm and Ranch Record Book (2000). Information includes an inventory of land, improvements, buildings and livestock; livestock fees and sales; machinery, equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses; map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of feed, grain and supplies; cash receipts and expenses; summary of expenses including taxes and labor; capital purchases and sales; products used on the farm and a financial business analysis summary.

Other material in the collection is campaign material, consisting of advertising, newspaper clippings, posters, pamphlets, and a photograph; biographical material of Ben Hofer and his father, Josua; calendars noting daily appointments and events; and, acreage measurements for Milford Township in Beadle County, South Dakota compiled by Josua Hofer in 1940

Hofer, Ben Frank 1926-2018

Morris Nellermoe Illuminated Manuscripts

  • MA 059
  • Collection
  • 13th century, 1440-1496

The H.M. Briggs Library holds four illuminated manuscript leaves, or single pages. The pages consist of religious texts. One leaf is the Biblia Sacra Latina, which is a page from the Latin Bible and dates to the 13th century. The leaves were purchased from the estate of Morris Elmer Nellermoe, Jr. (1926-2004).

The Hours of the Virgin, a section of the Book of Hours, which are devotional prayers for different times of the day. Hours of the Virgin, also known as the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, contained psalms, lessons, hymns, and prayers said at each of the eight canonical hours: Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers, and Compline. The Book of Hours was the bestselling book of the Middle Ages. These pages date from the middle of the 15th century.

The Biblia Sacra Latina chapter numerals in red and blue with much pen work ornamentation. The work contained a number of historiated and illuminated initials, remarkable for the extremely wide margins.

Nellermoe, Morris Elmer, Jr.

Faculty Housing Company, Inc. Records

  • MA 070
  • Records
  • 1952-1963

The Faculty Housing Company records are composed primarily of meeting minutes (annual, special, and board of directors meetings), stock holder information, and letters written to stockholders from incorporation in 1952 to dissolution in 1963. The collection also includes advertisement brochures and signs of the company, correspondences with stockholders, floor plans of the corporation's property, and quarterly reports.

Faculty Housing Company, Inc. (Brookings, S.D.)

TLN Productions Discover America South Dakota Videos

  • MA 061
  • Collection
  • 1998, 2003, undated

Collection contains 11 Betacam video tapes and 5 DVDs documenting events and scenery in South Dakota. The footage is taken of Lake Andes, the Ft. Randall Casino, Aberdeen, and the Sisseton Wahpeton Tribe in South Dakota. The footage was taken by TLN Productions for their Discover America series, which promoted travel throughout the United States.

TLN Productions

Administration Office Records

  • UA 003
  • Records
  • 1987-1989, 2010

This collection is composed of a file dealing with the strategic plan of South Dakota State University in 1987-1989 and an open house invitation for Vice President Mike Reger's retirement.

South Dakota State University. Vice President for Administration

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Records

  • UA 005
  • Records
  • circa 1890-2019

This collection is composed of general office records and publications generated by the Office of the Dean for the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. Folders consist of correspondence, course changes/additions, fact sheets, short course and conference materials, college promotional material, newsletters, brochures, posters and other publications. Also included are budgets and financial reports for the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. Included are salary budget, budget reports for the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and financial reports for the Cooperative State Research Service, a division of the United States Department of Agriculture. The salary budgets, also called salary lists, are comprised of position listings for each department within the college, the contract pay for the previous year and the recommended pay for the upcoming fiscal year. Correspondence and research on the contract pay for faculty and staff in other institutions can also be found in this collection.

South Dakota State University. College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions Records

  • UA 013
  • Records
  • 1890-2008

This collection is composed mainly of newsletters and periodicals produced by the College of Pharmacy. Also included are programs, clippings, pamphlets, and other office records. An item of note is a glass pharmacy beaker.

South Dakota State University. College of Pharmacy

Alumni Association Records

  • UA 017
  • Records
  • 1892-2021, undated

This collection is composed mainly of publications and promotional material produced by the Office of the Director of the Alumni Association. Folders include newsletters, flyers, invitation to gatherings, and State magazine. Also included is material dealing with reunions, mainly invitations in the form of postcards.

South Dakota State University. Alumni Association

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Records

  • UA 008
  • Records
  • 1913-2020

This collection is composed of materials that pertain to the college. Folders contain booklets, programs, brochures, correspondence, minutes, periodicals, reports, posters, and photographs.

A large portion of the material deals with Engineering and Science Research at South Dakota State University. This material consists of summary sheets, reports and correspondence and is arranged by researcher name. This material covers research for engineering, chemistry, pharmacy, and agronomy.

Also included is biographical information on prominent persons related to the College of Engineering, including, Harold M. Crothers, Harry Solberg, Halvor Solberg, and Guy Lee Boyden.

A file on the engineering controversy of the early 1970s dealing with the possible transfer of the College of Engineering from South Dakota State University to another institution in the state. This material consists mainly of clippings, but also included is correspondence and notes.

Other items of note include several files of brochures on the various programs offered by the college, the Impulse magazine, a periodical published by the college featuring events and happenings in the college, and file dealing with the history of the College of Engineering at South Dakota State University.

South Dakota State University. Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Biology and Microbiology Department Records

  • UA 005.06
  • Records
  • circa 1977-2003, undated

This collection is composed of material published by the Biology and Microbiology Department, included are pamphlets, newsletters, and posters.

South Dakota State University. Department of Biology and Microbiology

Home Management and Practice Cottage Records

  • UA 009.01
  • Records
  • 1921-1981

The Home Management records are composed of photographs and historical material about the Home Management program at South Dakota State College. Folders include books compiled for Alice Rosenberger, Dean of the College of Home Economics by Grace Wasson Bonnell, alumni. These books contain photographs and anecdotal information about of children who participated in the Home Management baby program. Also included is a history of the program and plans for a new laboratory, the Family Resource and Management Center.

University College Records

  • UA 010
  • Records
  • 1978-2010

This collection is composed of general college records generated by the Office of the Dean for the College of Registration and the College of General Studies and Outreach Programs. Folders consist of brochures, reports, correspondence, handbooks, newsletters, posters and course announcements and schedules.

South Dakota State University. University College

Ethel Austin Martin Papers

  • UA 024.01
  • Papers
  • 1904-1993

This series is composed of articles and books by Ethel Austin Martin, transcripts, correspondence, ephemera, awards, and photographs. The articles include publications created by Ethel Austin Martin during her time as director of nutrition services for the National Dairy Council. The books include a copy of the various editions and reprints for r topics include memories of her career, research, and family. The "Nutrition in Action" and "Roberts' Nutrition Work with Children," which also includes a galley proof. The transcripts are from an interview conducted by John E. Miller in 1989. These are Martin's reminiscences of her time growing up in Brookings and Bruce, South Dakota as well as her time at South Dakota Agricultural College. Topics about the college include Presidents, Hobo Day, Literary Societies, campus buildings, campus activities, sports, buildings, and individuals she had contact with, including Hubert Mathieu, Hubert Mathew, and N.E. Hansen, among others. Othe audio cassettes for these transcripts were not included with this donation.

There is a fairly large amount of correspondence included with this collection. Most of this is between Ethel Austin Martin and South Dakota State University officials and pertain to the establishment of the Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition. Also included is correspondence from friends and associates on the occasion of Ethel Austin Martin's 100th birthday, and letters pertaining to professional appointments. Also found in this collection is material related to her education; such as grade reports from elementary school to college, diplomas, and a teaching certificate, awards presented to Martin, and material related to her marriage to Edward Martin; such as their marriage license, photographs, and a memory book. Also included is ephemera related to her life in college including club membership pins, a college graduation pin from 1916, calling cards, and a blanket worn by Ethel Austin Martin during first Hobo Day parade at South Dakota State College in 1912. The photographs include images of Martin's marriage, her youth, her retirement from the National Dairy Council, and the signing ceremony of the memorandum of agreement with South Dakota State University establishing the endowment for the Program in Human Nutrition.

Martin, Ethel Austin

Economics Club Records

  • UA 035.17
  • Records
  • 1951-2012

This collection consists of club newsletters, photos from the annual awards banquets and gatherings, photos from club trips to Denver, Milwaukee, Omaha, Minneapolis, and Wyoming, photos from Hobo Day celebrations, and senior brochures chronicling the graduating club members.

Kappa Epsilon Records

  • UA 035.21
  • Records
  • 1972-2006

This collection is composed of meeting records, policies, constitution, by-laws, club history, and photographs.

Kappa Epsilon (Honor society). South Dakota State University Chapter

Non-Traditional Student Club Records

  • UA 035.08
  • Records
  • 1976-1991

This collection is composed of budget data, the constitution, correspondence, membership lists, minutes, executive council material, and miscellaneous items.

Non-Traditional Student Club (South Dakota State University)

Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor Records

  • UA 035.14
  • Records
  • 1887-1902

This series is composed of secretary's books, the constitution and bylaws for the society and a small booklet of prayer meeting topics. The secretary's books consist of the constitution and bylaws and amendments to them, membership lists, and minutes.

Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor (Brookings, S.D.)

Miltonian Literary Society

  • UA 035.06
  • Records
  • 1887-1931

This collection is composed of correspondence, ledgers from the beginnings of the society that include the constitution of the society and minutes from meetings and programs from plays presented by the society. Found inside the back of the ledger from 1903-1931 were loose papers that include clippings, notes, membership information, reports and an orations from a 1916 contest on Booker Washington.

Miltonian Literary Society (South Dakota State College)

SDSU Men's Basketball Trip to Cuba Collection

  • UA 046.01
  • Collection
  • 1975-1977

This collection is composed of material related to the undertaking of such a trip. Much of the material contained here includes the media surrounding the event. There are numerous clippings and excerpts from radio spots highlighting the event. Some of the correspondence is interesting, as it shows the earliest stages of the trip. Much of the planning material for this event seems to be lost, however.

Cuba Trip (South Dakota State University)

University Center Records

  • UA 050.16
  • Collection
  • 2003-2009

This collection is composed of class schedules, student handbooks, and articles.

South Dakota State University. University Center

Committee Files Collection

  • UA 051
  • Collection
  • 1900-1989

This is an artificial collection composed of random committee materials such as pamphlets, reports, correspondence and minutes. Material is added as it is unearthed. No attempt is made to systematically collect this information.

The Civilization Committee material is composed of a pamphlet titled "Dialogues in Higher Education: A Series of Discussions on the Process of Thought." This series was developed from discussions by the Civilization Committee. The pamphlet describes the speaker for the series, and lists the dates, times and topic for each.

The Classification Committee is composed of a ledger of minutes between 1900 and 1914. This committee was known as the Ad. (Admissions?) and Cr. (Credit?) Committee. This committee appears to have dealt with credit hour issues.

The Committee on Radio Broadcasting material is composed of a report of the Committee on Radio Broadcasting. The main subject of the report is a plan devised by the committee in order that the radio broadcasting service of South Dakota State College be effective in serving the people of South Dakota.

The Computer Users Advisory Council material is composed of correspondence circulated by the Computer Users Advisory Council. The main subject of the correspondence is answering questions concerning computer software copyrights.

The Curriculum and Veterans Enrollment material is composed of correspondence, proclamations in support of veteran's claims for free tuition, and other miscellaneous documents related to veterans enrollment.

The Faculty Committee on Air Transport material is composed of a report written by the committee on air transport. The mission of the committee was to study the future impact of air transportation on college business and to make recommendations for action by the college. This report reflects the recommendations of the committee to the college.

The Faculty Workshop Committee material is composed of minutes of a meeting held in May of 1957. The main subject of the minutes is examinations for graduating seniors, the date of fall and winter graduation, and an appointment of a committee to prepare and make available a course for communication skills for college students.

The High School Contact Committee material is composed of a report to faculty and extension personnel. This report covers completed work, work in progress, and projected plans for High School recruitment as of February 1, 1952. An explanation of the action taken or to be taken, or matters still under consideration and study by the committee follow each project.

The ROTC Inspection and Military Field Day Committee material is composed of minutes of a meeting held to arrange the schedule of ROTC Inspection and Military Field Day. The main subject of the meeting was excusing students from class for the exercises while trying not to cause interruption of classes.

The Rules and Regulations Committee material is composed of minutes of meetings held in July 1931. The main subject of the meetings was the publishing of the official college rules in one publication. This material is arranged chronologically.

Centennial Steering Committee Records

  • UA 051.01
  • Collection
  • 1979-1982

This collection is composed of committee files produced for or in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of South Dakota State University held in 1981. The collection is made up of general office and administrative files with some memorabilia.

The office files include budgets, correspondence, committee minutes and the files from each sub-committee. The budgets material consists mainly of the accounting used to put on the centennial celebration and to run an office devoted to such an event. The sub-committees files consist mainly of simple reports on the actions of various departments and various committees over the year. The notable exception to this is the calendar committee, which demonstrated some of the scheduling programs of such a huge event. The most useful files include the minutes of the Steering Committee and the correspondence files, as they reflect the inner workings of the group and the magnitude of such an event. Much attention is given throughout this material to the appearance of and seminar honoring Theodore Schultz, SDSU graduate and Nobel Prize winner.

The administrative files include material that was produced for or in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration. Included in this file are the finished calendars, lists of speakers, publications association with the centennial, and congratulatory letters from land grant colleges, alumni, dignitaries and South Dakota organizations. Also included are programs and flyers from various centennial events. The transcripts and audio cassettes of the commencement addresses are also included.

The memorabilia includes examples of some the souvenirs that were produced during the centennial. Included are two paperweights, one is bronze and housed in a redwood box with blue velvet lining, and one is marble with a cork bottom, a brass insignia with clear acrylic covering an insignia which has a dark blue background and gold lettering. Also included is a light blue coaster with gold lettering, a tan button with dark brown lettering, and an acrylic box of gummed gold SDSU notarial seals and blue and yellow ribbons approximately one inch long.

South Dakota State University. Centennial Steering Committee

Remant Trust Committee Records

  • UA 051.06
  • Records
  • 2001-2005

This collection is composed of items created by the Remnant Trust, by the South Dakota State University Remnant Trust Committee, and by SDSU Archives & Special Collections. Included are publications created by the Remnant Trust, material related to a gala celebration opening the collection.

South Dakota State University. Remnant Trust Committee

J.P. Hendrickson Papers

  • UA 053.020
  • Papers
  • 1885-2000

This collection is composed of material collected by J.P. Hendrickson in his work with the South Dakota Constitutional Revision Commission and the writing of the Home Rule Charter for Brookings, South Dakota in 1996. Folders contain reports, commission documents, minutes, correspondence, material relating to constitutional amendments, and notes.

Hendrickson, J.P. (John P.) 1923-2002

Phillip E. Plumart Papers

  • UA 053.035
  • Papers
  • 1950-1989

The collection is comprised largely of materials related to the poultry coursework of Phillip E Plumart, both as a graduate student and as a faculty member. It also includes a copy of his Master's Thesis.

Plumart, Phillip E.

Jay Dirksen Papers

  • UA 053.028
  • Papers
  • 1960-1977

Jay Dirksen was the Track and Field and Cross Country coach at South Dakota State University from 1969 to 1977. The collection consists mainly of Dirksen's files on S.D.S.U. athletes coached by him. The file include record sheets of training programs, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other data related to the running career of each athlete. Also included are files related to Dirksen's research on cross country running.

Dirksen, Jay

Janet Stofferan Papers

  • UA 053.060
  • Papers
  • 1966-1971, 1994, 1996

This collection is mainly composed of material collected by Janet Stofferan while employed by the Simplicity Pattern Company. The material give researchers a look at the day-to-day workings of field staff traveling for the company. Included is correspondence, promotional materials, newspaper clippings, information regarding insurance, travel policies, routing and payments, schedules and promotions for stylists in the fashion promotion department.

Researchers will also find a small amount of material related to Adaline Snellman Hsia, a history of home economics at South Dakota State University, course syllabi from the 1960s, and material for judges at the Little International Agricultural Exposition at South Dakota State University.

Stofferan, Janet

Charles Woodard Papers

  • UA 053.042
  • Papers
  • 1946-2019, undated

This collection is composed of materials Dr. Woodard accumulated during his career. The materials relate to many topics, such as, American Indians, cultural and racial diversity, and nicknames of sports teams.

The bulk of the files relate to his activities with American Indians, Oak Lake Writers’ Society, South Dakota Humanities Council, South Dakota Resources Coalition, and South Dakota World Affairs Council. The content of these files may include correspondence, clippings, and grant material.

The files related to his work in the English Department at South Dakota State University are composed of course material, syllabi, tests, notes, committee files, and his work with Consider the Century and Great Plains Writers’ Conferences. Also included are audiocassettes of speakers at the Great Plains Writers’ Conference.

Material related to his publications are comprised of manuscripts, clippings, correspondence with co-authors and publishers.
Researchers will also find files related to people with whom Woodard worked. These files may contain correspondence, clippings, or writings.

Woodard, Charles 1942-

W. Carter Johnson Papers

  • UA 053.068
  • Papers
  • 1847-2016, undated

This collection consists of correspondence, writings, maps, field notebooks, and research projects conducted by Dr. Carter Johnson during his academic career. A large number of photographs, slides, and digital images of Johnson's research, and include various plants and trees growing in various locations throughout the United States, primarily the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Badlands National park in western South Dakota, Itasca State Park in Minnesota, and North Dakota.

Johnson, W. Carter

Charles F. "Fritz" Gritzner Papers

  • UA 053.029
  • Papers
  • 1871-2014

Collection is composed of writings, teaching and research materials, and material related to his non-teaching professional activities.

Gritzner, Charles F.

Psychology Department Records

  • UA 006.11
  • Records
  • 1980-1992, 2005

Composed of programs, newsletters and posters produced by the department.

South Dakota State University. Department of Psychology

Greek Council Records

  • UA 034
  • Records
  • 1980-2007

Ccomposed of composed of flyers, newsletters and clippings of various fraternities and sororities on the campus of South Dakota State University. Included is material for Alpha Xi Delta, Ceres, Chi Omega, FarmHouse, Lambda Chi Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and Sigma Phi Epsilon.

South Dakota State University. Greek Council

F. Robert Gartner Papers

  • UA 053.021
  • Papers
  • 1919-2007

This collection is composed of materials created by F. Robert Gartner in relation to his research, activities, presentations, and writings. Gartner's research is composed of material related to range management such as, prescribed burning mechanical treatments, chemical applications, wildlife, livestock, and erosion; and studies on various ranches in the Black Hills area of South Dakota. Also included are publications collected by Gartner in relation to his research. Researchers will also find a large amount of photographic images related to Gartner's research which consists of slides, photographs and negatives.

Gartner, F. Robert

Harold W. Shunk Papers

  • MA 003
  • Papers
  • 1911-1993

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.

Shunk, Harold W. 1907-1998

Faculty Publications

  • UA 053.002
  • Collection
  • 1994-2009

Artificial collection composed of articles and publications written by South Dakota State University faculty.

The Faculty Publications is an ongoing collection of articles and publications written by South Dakota State University faculty. This material has been collected in a haphazard manner. There has never been a policy to collect anything smaller than books written by faculty authors, so the assumption here is that these articles, were, for the most part, donated to the archives. There is not a program to collect such material. Currently, if material arrives in the archives, it is added to the collection.

It is recommended that researchers ask staff about materials by specific faculty members.

Bert Popowski Papers

  • MA 005
  • Papers
  • 1935-1978

This collection is composed of articles, manuscripts, and materials related to Popowski's career as author and hunter. Included are photographs, illustrations, and many articles. Bulk of collection is copies of articles authored by Popowski on the subject of hunting and wildlife.

The general materials are composed of correspondence from 1942-1956.

The illustrations consist of several loose-leaf illustrations of crows drawn by Gordon Elliott for Popowski's book titled Crow Shooting and include 29 ink drawings. Also included are two folders of photograph proofs (37 pages) for Popowski's book titled Hunting Pronghorn Antelope, 1 mat board drawing of a fireplace in what is suspected to be Popowski's cabin and drawn by C. Greenidge and one phonograph record titled Crow Calling.

The Japanese magazine Modern Hunting is composed of article submitted by Popowski.

The manuscripts are accompanied by correspondence sent to publishers and an information card, which notes to which publications Popowski sent his manuscripts, whether or not they were published and the amount he was paid for these manuscripts.

The phonograph records is composed of a recording of Popowski demonstrating crow calls. The photographs consist of several black and white photographs, mostly of wildlife and hunting, and a few negatives. Some items of note are 22 matted and signed black and white photographs that Popowski entered into a photography contest at the Iowa State Fair. He won first prize for these photographs.

The research material is the largest series is Popowski's collection of articles he had published in various hunting and wildlife publications. These articles cover a wide range of subjects from big game, crow and varmint hunting to safety and conservation issues. Included also is an autographed copy of The Outdoorsman (June 1947) in which Popowski wrote an article titled "Off-Season" Duck Hunting.

Popowski, Bert

Elmer and Cecile Sexauer Papers

  • MA 006
  • Papers
  • 1898-1971

This collection is composed of postcards and other items related to trips taken by Elmer and Cecile Sexauer. Also includes diaries, scrapbooks and family materials collected primarily by Cecile (Welch) Sexauer.

The general material consists mainly of essays written by Cecile Welch Sexauer during her college career. Also included is a Christmas card list of the Sexauer's for 1971, scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, a book of Agricultural Department Reports presented to Elmer Sexauer in 1947, and certificates presented to the Sexauer's on the anniversary of their 50th college reunion. Some examples of their personal stationery, grade school papers from Elmer's youth, and a language paper of Laura Sexauer, Elmer's sister are also included.

A scrapbook of Elizabeth Anne Baker, age 9 weeks, chronicles her first visit to her grandparents’ home during Easter 1947. It was prepared by Jeannette Gagnon-Abbey for the Sexauer's.

The scrapbook was presented to Elmer Sexauer by the Grain and Feed Dealers National Association as a permanent reminder of the Forty-fourth Annual Convention held at Louisville, Kentucky October 13-15, 1940. Elmer was president of the Association at that time.
The postcards are composed of postcards from the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean that the Sexauer’s collected on their travels. There are over 400 postcards in this collection.

The Travels series consists of travel diaries hand-written by Cecile Sexauer. These diaries contain information about where the Sexauer's traveled and the customs, history and items of interest of these places. Some of the places the Sexauer's traveled to Europe, Canada, and Japan. Also included is a souvenir book of the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship.

Sexauer, Elmer 1888-1986

South Dakota Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Records

  • MA 007
  • Records
  • 1913-2008

This collection is composed of newsletters, meeting minutes, and programs for the Association. Information about some influential members is also included.

The newsletters cover the years 1941–1999. These include minutes from meetings, up-coming events, scholarships awarded, officers elected, honorary memberships granted, and information on programs sponsored by the Association. The meetings and minutes are programs handed out at annual meetings. They include agenda for the meeting and minutes from past meetings. Also included are some financial statements and revisions to the by-laws, constitution, and policies of the Association.

There is some correspondence from Eva Dawes, the first president of the Association. This gives some background on the beginnings of the Association. Also included are lists of officers, council and charter members, and honorary members. There are some lists of recipients of awards given by the Association (Outstanding Junior and Senior Professionals and Teacher of the Year); revisions of policy statements between 1971 and 1996, and the strategic plan of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 1995-2000.

South Dakota Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Beryl Stewart Papers

  • MA 014
  • Papers
  • 1923-1981

This collection is composed of manuscripts and published works of Beryl Stewart as well as material she collected and scrapbooks she created throughout her career.

The collected works are composed of clippings about Stewart from newspapers, a book in which her name is mentioned, and several issues of Word Craft, a publication from Aberdeen Central High School to which Stewart was an adviser.

The correspondence covers the years from 1923 to 1942 and includes reference letters and letters from publishers.

The manuscripts are composed of essays, poems and short stories that Stewart wrote. Also included are works that Stewart entered in the South Dakota State Fair literature contests, some of which contain criticisms of her work and ribbons awarded. Many of these are included in the scrapbooks.

The published works are composed essays, poems and short stories that Stewart published in several literary and rural publications.
The scrapbooks are composed of scrapbooks that include correspondence and clippings from publications to which Beryl Stewart submitted her writings.

Stewart, Rhea Beryl DeHaven, 1899-1961

South Dakota EPSCoR Records

  • UA 056
  • Records
  • 1978-2005

Composed mainly of proposals to the National Science Foundation for research project. Also included are annual and semi-annual reports, publications, minutes, and some conference material.

South Dakota EPSCoR

College of Arts and Sciences Records

  • UA 006
  • Records
  • 1953-2017

This collection is composed of correspondence, publications, and various records generated by the college's administrative offices. Included are bulletins, brochures, and announcements, and materials from individuals or committees, which relate to the administration of the college. The bulk of the material consists of newsletters.

South Dakota State University. College of Arts and Sciences

Journalism and Mass Communications Department Records

  • UA 006.03
  • Records
  • 1922-2014

Composed of mainly of publications produced by the department. Folders consist of mainly of newsletters but also contain pamphlets, programs, posters and info-sheets. Also included is the South Dakota Observer, a newspaper written, edited, set in type and laid out by journalism students at South Dakota State University and printed in the university's printing lab.

South Dakota State University. Department of Journalism and Mass Communications

Modern Languages and Global Studies Department

  • UA 006.06
  • Records
  • 1957-2003

Composed of composed mainly of the newsletter "Campanile" produced by the Modern Languages Department from 1974 to 1995. Also included are announcements for special language courses, such as Chinese, Japanese and Russian, a departmental history obtained from written histories of the college, and college catalogues; department information pamphlets; programs from awards banquets; and, standing rules of the department which detail policies and procedures for the Modern Languages Department in 1957.

South Dakota State University. Department of Modern Languages and Global Studies

College on the Hill Research and Manuscript

  • UA 017.01
  • Collection
  • 1885-2004, undated

The College on the Hill is an anecdotal history of South Dakota State University from 1881 to 2003 co-written by Amy Dunkle and V.J. Smith, Alumni Association Director.

Dunkle, Amy

Student Affairs Division Records

  • UA 019
  • Records
  • 1907-2018

Composed of annual and biennial reports from the Junior College, Division of Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Division, and Student Affairs Division. These were presented to the President of the college.

Annual reports were not always called for by the President's office and were submitted only at the request of the President of the college. The annual reports are not in the same detail as the biennial report but cover the basic outline as applied to a non-academic division. These reports do not include a historical background, budget recommendations or allotment requests, or resignation and replacement information. These reports generally did include departmental reports within the framework of the Student Affairs Division and previous divisions.

Biennial reports were submitted biennially to the President of the University. These reports generally included a historical background, budget recommendations and allotment requests, resignation and replacement information, and goals for the next biennium. These reports also included departmental reports submitted within the framework of the division. These included reports from Student Health, Student Housing, Dean of Women, Dean of Men, Student Activities, Veterans Affairs, Educational Research and Measurement, Placement, Loans and Scholarships, Student Personnel Records, Machine Records, General Registration and Terminal Courses. They also included reports on the counseling of students, pro-college counseling, counseling for special groups, and freshman orientation. The biennial report also included financial statement and lists of scholarships awarded.

South Dakota State University. Division of Student Affairs

Sioux Falls Summer Track Program Records

  • MA 089
  • Records
  • 1969-1976

This collection is composed on material created by the Sioux Falls Summer Track Program. It consists of schedules, entry forms, minutes, race results, clippings, correspondence, and other material related to the organization.

Sioux Falls Summer Track Program

Oak Lake Writers' Society Records

  • MA 103
  • Records
  • 1989-2016

This collection is composed of materials related to the Oak Lake Writers Society and their summer retreats. A large portion of the collection is email correspondence between Charles Woodard, a member of the English department as South Dakota State University, and applicants. Folders also contain newspaper clippings, application forms, written stories, and funding materials.

Oak Lake Writers' Society

A.S. Harding Papers

  • UA 053.005
  • Papers
  • 1889-1949

This collection is composed of material Harding collected while researching the history of South Dakota State University. Much of the material is from the works of Robert F. Kerr and William H. Powers, and it appears that Harding used their notes while compiling his own. Also included are many notes from newspapers, which may prove helpful to anyone studying the earliest days of the University. Also included in this material are Harding's Master's thesis and some other varied writings.

Harding, Albert Spencer 1867-1952

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