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Hilton M. Briggs Library Records

  • UA 014
  • Records
  • 1886-2023, undated

This collection is composed of administrative records, cataloging records, collection development files, committee and meeting records, financial records, library serials files, off campus relations files, and reports.

Folders consist of administrative records, publications, newsletters, reports, photographs, policies related to the operation of the library, material pertaining to special events, circulation, inter-library loan, reserves, information services, acquisitions, cataloging, serials, and bindery.

Also included are meeting minutes for committees such as the Social Committee, Publicity Committee, Collections and Connections Committee, Exhibits, Arts and Signage Committee, Staff Development Committee, the University Library Committee, and Faculty and Staff Library Committees.

Hilton M. Briggs Library

Alumni Association Records

  • UA 017
  • Records
  • 1892-2022 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

President's Office Records

  • UA 001
  • Records
  • 1887-2021

The bulk of the material is composed of administrative material generated and received by the Office of the President of South Dakota State University.

Folders consists of correspondence, budget material, reports, committee minutes, accreditation material, master and strategic planning files, South Dakota Board of Regents files, material related to Resolution 21, the college name change, and the engineering controversy of the 1970s. Also includes are files related to student organizations, campus buildings, statistics, anniversary celebrations, university history, and photographs.

No material has been found for the following university presidents: James Chalmers, Robert L. Slagle, George Lincoln Brown, Harold M. Crothers, and H. Ray Hoops.

Administrative

This material is composed of material dealing with promotion of the Schultz-Werth Award, workload policies, university self-study reports, faculty development opportunities, faculty recognition programs, and academic administrative events calendars. Folders include brochures, posters, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and programs.

Commencement

The Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs is responsible for the organization of commencement exercises at South Dakota State University. The material is composed files collected by the Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs for the organization of commencement exercises at South Dakota State University. Folders include programs, addresses, distinguished professor and honorary doctorate programs, scripts, and photographs (both print and digital).

Committees

The committees material is composed mainly of the minutes from the Academic Affairs Committee. These minutes have notations in the margin indicating the subject of each paragraph and include an index for the years 1961-1988 which gives access to a variety of subjects discussed at each meeting dating from 1961 to 1986; minutes for 1987 to present are housed in the Vice President of Academic Affairs office. Also included in this series are reports of the Biology/Microbiology Study Committee, the Engineering Advisory Council and the Committee on Health and Sanitation; and minutes for the Regents of Education Inter-Institutional Committee for Education Coordination and the Board of Regents Committee on Academic and Student Affairs visit to SDSU.

Curriculum requests

The Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost is responsible for curriculum management at South Dakota State University. Curriculum management is defined as the allocation and utilization of institutional resources to support needed viable programs and to promote effective teaching-learning, scholarship, and service. The material is composed of curriculum request submitted to Academic Affairs for approval by that office and the South Dakota Board of Regents. These requests are composed of Minor Course Modifications (formerly Class I), New/Revised Course Requests (formerly Class II), Program Requests (formerly Class III), Intent to Plan Forms, Program Modifications, and Program Terminations. Also included are files dealing with Common Course Numbering, summaries of net changes for the university, and correspondence. Researchers will also find a few Academic Affairs Committee minutes scattered throughout the collection.

Departmental Standards

This material is composed of papers which include information on departmental and faculty performance and goals for each department. Also included is a substantial amount of correspondence relating to the Departmental Standards.

Institutional Program Reviews

The primary purpose for conducting institutional program reviews is to continuously improve the quality of educational programs. Periodic program review involves stakeholders in the improvement of academic programs. Such review includes an analysis of past performance which is used to inform present and future directions and decision-making. The review process must be integrated with strategic planning and budgeting, with regional and specialized accreditation processes, and with student-learning outcome assessment. This material is composed of reviews for various programs and departments, arranged within their respective colleges. Also included are summaries of Institutional Program Reviews by year that were submitted to the Board of Regents.

Subject files

This series is composed of budget reductions and reallocation of funds material, the Board of Regents goals and mission study, the Student Implementation Project, Bush Faculty Development Project and Division I. Folders contain budget and reallocation material including data on the Governor’s 5% reduction, Resolution 21, and Resources Allocation Model (or RAM). The Board of Regents goals and mission study includes the data from the Board of Regents Committee on Academic and Student Affairs visit to South Dakota State University, impacts, priorities, and proposed changes. The Division I is composed of reports, correspondence and clippings.

South Dakota State University. Office of the President

South Dakota Paint Horse Club Records

  • MA 120
  • 1969-2021

This collection is composed of local and national records of the South Dakota Paint Horse Club. Folders include newsletters, programs, futurity reports, show records, auction records, meeting minutes, directories, newspaper articles, correspondence, financial statements, memorandums, and tapes.

South Dakota Paint Horse Club

College of Nursing Records

  • UA 012
  • Records
  • 1916-2021

This records from the Dean of the College of Nursing is composed of general records including reports, publications, records and correspondence for the College of Nursing. Folders include reports, studies, surveys, newsletters, bulletins, informational material, pamphlets from conferences, refresher courses seminars, short courses, symposiums, and workshops sponsored by the College, booklets detailing information about degrees available, faculty and student handbooks and guidelines for policies, procedures, and the Well Developed Faculty Bulletin, which gives information about faculty development within the College of Nursing. Also found in this series are annual and biennial reports from the College of Nursing and its departments, including annual reports for the Department of Continuing Education covering 1967-1986.
The academic records is composed of course outlines and syllabi general items related to academics within the College of Nursing. These include Clinical Nursing, General Nursing, Health, Health Science, Nursing, Nursing Education, Public Health Nursing, RN Upward Mobility Program, and Rural Nursing. Folders are arranged in alphabetical order. There are several lists, which list students who have graduated, and list names, college and home address, and phone numbers of students who were enrolled in the College of Nursing between 1936 and 1979. Also included are photographs of registered nurses that participated in RN Refresher Courses around the state during 1967-1971.
This accreditation records are composed of general accreditation requirements, reports, and surveys as a result of visits from the National League for Nursing. Included are pre-survey information and reports, evaluation and self-evaluation reports and surveys, and National League for Nursing Council Baccalaureate meeting reports. It is recommended that researchers also consult the College of Nursing, Dean’s Office records (UA12.0) for additional accreditation files.
The agreements and contracts are composed of legal contracts made with various hospitals, clinics, school systems, and state and county health boards for use as clinical facilities for student nurses. These are signed by SDSU officials and officials of the hospitals, clinics, etc.
The meeting records are composed of minutes from committee and staff meetings and include information on a variety of subjects, from student concerns, admissions and scholastic standards, to team meetings and off-campus meetings.

South Dakota State University. College of Nursing

University Marketing and Communications Records

  • UA 040
  • Records
  • 1929-2021

This collection is composed of items published by Marketing and Communications, with most of the material being Today at State, Faculty Bulletin, University Bulletin, SDSU Update, and E-Connect. Also included is a small amount of material dealing with the graphic identity of the university.

The Faculty Bulletin, University Bulletin, SDSU Update, E-Update, E-Connect and SDSU Newsline are the same publication with several title changes over the years. The audience for these publications was campus faculty and staff. These were published weekly and contained information about happenings on the campus, such as lectures, celebrations, personnel related announcements and job openings. The changed in title are as follows:

1944-1970: The Faculty Bulletin
1971-1977: University Bulletin
1978-2004: SDSU Update -The format varied between 1978-1984 between newspaper style newsletter to a one-sheet newsletter which remained the format until the format became web/online only in 2004.
2000-2004: E-Update - This was printed briefly in December 2000-January 2001 and was available in an online only.
2004-2001: E-Connect - online only
2007- : SDSU Newsline - online only
SDSU Newsline is the most current form of this publication. It is emailed weekly to faculty and staff but can also be accessed on the university's website.
Today At State was a publication printed daily throughout the academic year. It was aimed at campus, staff, and faculty and contained information about daily happening on campus. These were published from 1971-2007.

The Faculty Bulletin, University Bulletin, SDSU Update, E-Update, E-Connect and SDSU Newsline are basically the same publication with several title changes over the years. The audience for these publications was campus faculty and staff. These were published weekly and contained information about happenings on the campus, such as lectures, celebrations, personnel related announcements and job openings. The changed in title are as follows:

  • 1944-1970: The Faculty Bulletin
  • 1971-1977: University Bulletin
  • 1978-2004: SDSU Update -The format varied between 1978-1984 between newspaper style newsletter to a one-sheet newsletter which remained the format until the format became web/online only in 2004.
  • 2000-2004: E-Update - This was printed briefly in December 2000-January 2001 and was available in an online only.
  • 2004-2001: E-Connect - online only
  • 2007- : SDSU Newsline - online only

SDSU Newsline is the most current form of thIs publication. It is emailed weekly to faculty and staff but can also be accessed on the university's website.

Today At State was a publication printed on a daily basis throughout the academic year. It was aimed at campus, staff, and faculty and contained information about daily happening on campus. These were published from 1971-2007.

South Dakota State University. University Marketing and Communications

Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Papers

  • MA 019
  • Papers
  • 1862, 1901, 1925-2021, undated

This collection is composed of manuscripts of books and articles written by Sneve, as well as research materials and correspondence from both publishers and fans. General items include materials related to Sneve's career such as speaking engagements and awards, as well as biographical material, journals, and hard cover copies of many of her books.

Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk, 1933-

Cooperative Extension Service Records

  • UA 005.04
  • Records
  • 1915-2021

This collection is composed of records generated by the Cooperative Extension Service and includes general administrative materials, 4-H publications, personnel communications, news releases, South Dakota AgrAbility Project, and Cooperative Extension publications.

The Administrative records are composed of Extension correspondence with R. Milton Rich, Area Development Specialist, regarding the adult education program in 1964, and proposals for a division of continuing study, extension, and terminal education. Also included are Cooperative Extension Impact Statements for the West District and a history and philosophy of the service.

The 4-H publications are composed mainly of 4-H club publications directed at members and leaders of statewide 4-H clubs. These include newsletters, project guides, forms, reports, and other informative pamphlets. Also included is a state commemorative document noting the centennial of 4-H and club member record books from the 1930’s.

The personnel communications are composed of published items, which were distributed to extension personnel across the state. These items were bound, however, no system of arrangement could be determined except by year. The earlier items seem to have less arrangement than the more recent items. From about 1977, the items seem to be arranged by subject which covers a broad area including: 4-H, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, calendar of events, dairy, Farm and Ranch News, home economics, horticulture/forestry, plant science, State Fair, and veterinary science. Also included are some news releases that were left with this sub-group because they were bound together. In 2004, this material was microfilmed so material was unbound. These items are arranged first chronologically by year then alphabetically by the title on the bound item.
This collection is housed at an off-site facility. Requests to view this material must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Some material is available in microfilm.

The news releases are composed of news releases distributed to the media by Extension Services. These cover all areas of extension during 1939-48. In 2004, this material was microfilmed so material was unbound. These items are arranged first chronologically by year then alphabetically by the title on the bound item.

This material is housed at an off-site facility. Requests to view this material must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Some material is available in microfilm.

The publications are composed of publications and newsletters produced by the Extension Service. Included are circulars, handbooks, leaflets, newsletters, reports, series, and miscellaneous items.

The National AgrAbility Project was established through a provision of the 1990 Farm Bill. Congress began funding the project in 1991. The goal is to inform, educate and assist individuals with disabilities and their families.

The South Dakota AgrAbility Project is a cooperative programming effort between South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension Service, Easter Seals of South Dakota, and Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.

South Dakota State University. Cooperative Extension Service

Geography Department Records

  • UA 006.13
  • Records
  • 1973-2021, undated

Composed of materials related to the Geography Department. Folders consist of programs, pamphlets, correspondence, clippings, booklets and program reviews. Also included is a booklet on graduate study in geography, and a list of house types in Brookings, SD.

South Dakota State University. Department of Geography

Council of Higher Education [COHE] Records

  • UA 049
  • Records
  • 1969-2021

This collection is composed of agreements between the South Dakota Board of Regents {SD BOR] and the Council of Higher Education, by-laws, charters, constitutions, correspondence, newsletters, salary lists, membership lists, and SDSU workload policies.

Council of Higher Education (S.D.)

Joseph and Signe Stuart Papers

  • UA 053.065
  • Papers
  • 1951-1998, 2014, 2020

Work history of Joseph and Signe Stuart including lecture notes, correspondence, retirement material, material related to Signe's Badlands intermedia performance at South Dakota State University, art exhibition material, photographs, videos, sketches, and biographical information.

Stuart, Joseph, 1932-2016

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

Kathleen Norris Papers

  • MA 047
  • Papers
  • 1919-2020

The collection is composed of manuscripts, correspondence, galley proofs, research, books and publications related to her published works of fiction and nonfiction.
The general material is composed of Norris' juvenilia from Bennington College, instructors' mid-term and final reports of her course work from college, and biographies and interviews of Norris conducted by various media organizations. Also included is a collection of notebooks from the early 1970's to 2009. These notebooks are spiral bound and appear to be daily journals with notes and drafts of poems and essays. They also contain postcards, clippings, business cards, prayer cards, photographs, recipes, etc. Of note is the manuscript for “Elizabeth Kray’s Letters, Memos, and Notes to Marie Bullock: Two Great Ladies of American Poetry”. A 1937 edition of “Conversation at Midnight” by Edna St. Vincent Millay and signed by John H. Norris is also included.
Poetry is composed of Norris' poetry in anthologies, books, catalogs, chapbooks, contributions, and periodicals. These publications all include Norris' poetry, and some also include works by her husband, David Dwyer, (this will be noted on the front of the folder).
Nonfiction books consist of draft and annotated manuscript pages, galley proofs, cover art and typeface layout, book jackets, book notes, correspondence, research, reviews, audio books, international editions, promotional material, book tour information, advance proofs, hard cover and paperback books. Material varies with each book title. This material is arranged alphabetically by publication title.
Other writings consist mainly of essays, reviews, and sermons published in journals, anthologies, books, textbooks, etc. Also included are scripture reflections for daily devotions, Afterword’s, Forewords, Introductions, Prefaces, and Symposia to which Norris has contributed.
Works mentioning Norris are also included. They are composed of publications with articles mention Kathleen Norris.

Norris, Kathleen, 1947-

South Dakota Nurses Foundation Records

  • MA 109
  • Records
  • 1999-2020

This collection includes a brief history of the South Dakota Nurses Foundation and the Board of Directors meeting minutes from 1999-2019. The foundation did not meet in 2001 and no minutes exist for that year. The minutes of these meetings cover issues such as membership, financial matters, funding, community engagement, and research grants and scholarships, among other topics.

South Dakota Nurses Foundation

SDSU Foundation Records

  • UA 016
  • Records
  • 1967-2020, undated

The collection is composed of financial statements, newsletters, fundraising promotional material, and other publications produced by the South Dakota State University Foundation.

The financial statements are reports of accountants and certified public accountants, and schedules of investments made by the foundation. These reports include auditor's reports.

The bulk of this series consists of items published by the SDSU Foundation, such as the Honor Roll of Contributors which lists benefactor to the Foundation. Also included is material related to specific fundraising events, such as for the Pride of the Dakota's marching band, Solberg Hall, the Coughlin Campanile, and the Performing Arts Center.

An item of note is writing by Keith Jensen, a former member of the Foundation Board of Directors which gives a history of development at South Dakota State University.

South Dakota State University Foundation

James L. Johnson Papers

  • UA 053.074
  • Papers
  • 1960-2020

Collection consists of files relating to the SDSU Theatre program, productions by State University Theatre and Prairie Reparatory Theatre, slides and photographs, programs, course material, news clippings, and posters.

Johnson, James L.

South Dakota Resources Coalition Records

  • MA 027
  • Records
  • 1955-2020

The South Dakota Resources Coalition consists of administrative material and subject files. The administrative material consists of meeting minutes, committee files, correspondence, financial and membership records and publications. The subject files consist of research SDRC has performed throughout the years, mainly to assist them in their lobbying efforts. The subjects deal mainly with environmental issues as they relate to South Dakota.

South Dakota Resources Coalition

John E. Miller Papers

  • UA 053.015
  • Papers
  • 1865-2020

The John E. Miller papers are composed of materials collected by Dr. Miller during his career. Included is course material, interviews, talks, writings, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and friends and colleagues. The bulk of the material is Laura Ingalls Wilder and research for his many other writings.

GENERAL MATERIAL
The general material consists of files related to Dr. Miller’s personal life outside of teaching and writing. He was involved with many organizations, such as the South Dakota Humanities Council, the South Dakota State Historical Society, Phi Kappa Phi, and history conferences, such as the Midwestern History Association and the Dakota History Conference. Included are correspondence, photographs, awards, articles about Miller, SDSU material, and family files.

COURSE MATERIALS.
Dr. Miller taught many courses during his tenure as a faculty member of the History Department at South Dakota State University. Courses include U.S. History, South Dakota history, American economic history, and methods and philosophy of history. After his retirement he taught Osher Lifetime Learning Institute [OLLI] courses on many topics such as the great depression, U.S. president and legislators, and democracy. Included are course notes, exams, and other material related to teaching history.

FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES
This material is composed of material gathered on friends and colleagues. Included is correspondence, articles, clippings, and photographs.

INTERVIEWS.
Dr. Miller conducted many oral history interviews during the course of his career. The recordings include many important historical figures, such as George McGovern and John Wooden, as well as prominent members of the South Dakota State University community, and SDSU faculty, staff, and administrators. His early interviews were recorded on audiocassettes, and eventually upgraded to digital recorders. There are some transcripts and permission forms for these recordings, but not all.
See the audiovisual and electronic media series for the recordings.

TALKS, PRESENTATIONS, ETC.
This series consists of many talks, presentations, and workshops given by Dr. Miller throughout his career. He also served on panels at conferences, including the Dakota History Conference and Laurapalooza. Included are notes used articles, journals, books, and research material.

LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Dr. Miller is one of America's leading authorities on Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane, having written many books and articles on the Wilder’s. Material consists of 16 boxes of research on books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, the Ingalls-Wilder family, places where Wilder lived, notebooks of handwritten notes, critiques of other authors works on Wilder, articles and clippings on related to Wilder, research gathered from manuscript collections related to Wilder, other authors works, and Dr. Miller’s writings.

WRITINGS
Dr. Miller wrote many articles, books, and reviews during his career. He also wrote book chapters, collaborated with other authors, and encyclopedia entries. He was a very prolific writer and it is difficult to know whether everything he ever wrote is included in the collection. Included are manuscripts, books, articles, book proposals, notes, and correspondence with other authors and publishers.

RESEARCH
The research material is composed of material collected by Dr. Miller for various projects. Researchers will find material on topics such as politics, elections, democracy, U.S. and South Dakota history, sports, small towns, and creativity; and historical figures such as Johnny Carson, Lawrence Welk, Sam Walton, John Wooden, Walt Disney, George McGovern, Karl Mundt, Alvin Hanson and many others too numerous to list. This material was used in his writings and in teaching his courses at SDSU.

Included are 40 boxes of articles and clippings from newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, books, and online research gathered during his many trips to archives, historical societies and libraries. The material consists of notebooks and handwritten notes, writings, publications, books, and photographs. The majority of the material is photocopies, but some books, magazines, and journals are also included.

The Brookings County research is composed of research gathered by John E. Miller from the Donald D. Parker Collection held at the Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Donald D. Parker was Head of the History Department at South Dakota State University from 1943-1965. Folders consist mainly of research on early Brookings County, South Dakota and covers the years from circa 1870-1930.

The Hubert B. Mathews and Hubert Jean Mathieu Hubert B. Mathews attended Dakota Agricultural College in Brookings in 1888 and accepted a position on the college staff in 1893. He became head of the physics Department, and was the first acting dean of the Division of Engineering. He was Vice President at South Dakota State College. H.B. Mathews coordinated much of the building work on the campus during the first half of the 20th century. Mathews Hall, a dormitory on campus, is named in his honor. Professor Mathews served twice as the Mayor of Brookings from 1907-1910 and again from 1915-1917. Hubert Jean Mathieu, son of Hubert B. Mathews, graduated from South Dakota State College in 1919. He then studied painting under Harvey Dunn. He is known for his Our Democracy editorial cartoons that appeared in such magazines as the Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, Ladies Home Journal, McCall’s and Cosmopolitan in the 1940s. He changed the spelling of the family name back to the original French spelling of Mathieu, supposedly for art reasons. He used the name "Mat" as his signature on many of his works.

Because of their relationship as father and son and their similar names, researchers should look at each folder carefully to ensure the correct information is gathered as material for both men is interfiled. Included are drawing of the campus of South Dakota State University by Hubert J. Mathieu as well as several of the Our Democracy editorial cartoons. The notes file was compiled by Dr. Miller and includes a notebook and several homemade note cards. The photograph file consists only of one photocopied page of three photographs of both Hubert B. and Hubert J.

The Brookings County Democratic Party records are composed of material given to John E. Miller by Ruby Mershon. Her father, Paul, was county chairman of the Brookings Democratic Party during the 1950s. Folders contain clippings, campaign material, newsletters, financial material, programs, and sample ballots. Some items of note include an official program and souvenir banner commemorating the visit of President John F. Kennedy to St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1962.

The South Dakota State University: A pictorial history, 1881-2006 research consists mainly of photocopies of clippings, articles, and yearbooks etc. Researchers will find material related to all areas of the history of South Dakota State University, from activities, athletics and administration to buildings, Hobo Day, and alumni, students and faculty.

The Looking for History of Highway 14 series is composed of research gathered by John E. Miller for this book. The book highlights fifteen towns and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Folders consist of research gathered while compiling chapters for this book and include newspapers, county history books, photographs, and notes by Miller.

AUDIOVISUAL AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA
This series consists of 231 audiocassettes, 10 digital recorders, 17 CDs, 1 DVD, 18 USB flash drives, 24 SD Cards as well as some born digital material.

Miller, John E. 1945-2020

College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Records

  • UA 005
  • Records
  • 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

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-

Dairy Science Department Records

  • UA 005.07
  • Records
  • 1898-2019

The Dairy Science Department Records are cmposed of departmental records, publications and Dairy Husbandry records which consist of correspondence, reports, registry materials, receipts, bills, inventories, statements, photographs and miscellaneous items.

The administrative records are composed of clippings, correspondence, policy manuals, photographs/negatives, bulletins, leaflets, newsletters, programs, reports and miscellaneous items. Included is material on cooperative education, creamery short courses, Diary Industry Week, Dairy Princess judging, and a history of the Dairy Science Department, which was revised in 1994-95. An item of note is a scrapbook from the early 1900, which contains clippings of dairy related material. Some unusual items included are two small milk cartons used by the Dairy Science Department.

The photographs were collected by the Dairy Science Department over the years. These photographs cover a wide range of topics, from barns and local creameries, to ice cream and yogurt. Some photographs are of experiments conducted by the Dairy Science Department, including bloat procedures, diseases bovine udders and a vitamin D deficiency/sun deprivation experiment. Some items of note include glass plates for experiment station bulletin publications. Ask the Special Collections staff for assistance in viewing these photographs. Folders and arranged in alphabetical order.

The Dairy Husbandry records are composed of correspondence and general office files which include reports, registry materials, receipts, bills, inventories, statements, photographs and miscellaneous items. The bulk of this collection is correspondence from companies and area dairy farmers to and from the head of the Dairy Husbandry department during the years covered. Other items in this collection show the day to day operation of the department. An item of note is correspondence from Ben Reifel while he was a student at SDSC looking for employment.
Items such as receipts, daily creamery reports, test supervisor's reports for advanced registry and feed record report cards were sampled and a small collection kept indicating how the reports were filled out and what they were used for. The photographs were separated and are housed in the photograph collection. Folders are arranged in alphabetical order and there under chronologically.

South Dakota State University. Department of Dairy Science

Prairie Repertory Theater Records

  • UA 065
  • Records
  • 1971-2019

The collection is composed of programs, posters, season ticket brochures, and photographs from the plays, musicals, and revues produced by Prairie Repertory Theatre.

Prairie Repertory Theatre (S.D.)

Animal Science Department Records

  • UA 005.05
  • Records
  • 1926-2019

Composed mainly of publications produced by the Department of Animal Science. Folders consist of programs, reports, proceedings, and newsletters.

South Dakota State University. Department of Animal Sciences

Lawrence Alvin Hunt Papers

  • MA 099
  • Papers
  • 1989, 2019

This collection was compiled by Lawrence Hunt’s daughter, Gayle (Hunt) Matz. Gayle’s daughter, Erin, recorded her “’Grandy” (granddaddy), Lawrence, for a school assignment. Hunt talks about life during the Depression and his service in World War II.

Material consists of a short biography of Lawrence Hunt, written by his daughter, Gayle Matz; an audiocassette; and seven digital images of Lawrence Hunt.

Hunt, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Alvin)

College of Education and Human Sciences Records

  • UA 007
  • Records
  • 1938-2019

This collection is composed of materials that pertain to the College of Education and Counseling. Included are accreditation reports from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Folders contain correspondence, newsletters, info sheets, pamphlets, programs, brochures, and reports. The info sheets describe the programs that are offered by the college.

The appointment of a Joint Dean of Education and Professor of Educational Administration in June of 2002 by the South Dakota Board of Regents began collaboration between the South Dakota State University College of Education & Counseling, and the University of South Dakota School of Education. The Joint Dean's primary focus is to lead the education efforts on the two campuses, in addition to developing new educational opportunities in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This collection is composed of materials related to the collaboration of SDSU and USD in the Joint College of Education and Counseling. Folders include a brochure that gives examples of collaborations between the schools, a news release announcing the naming of Hank Rubin to the joint Deanship for the program, and material related to the 2004 Annual Convention for American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. This convention material includes a collection of papers and an inventory of initiatives prepared by participants in the No Child Left Behind Faculty Institute.

The undergraduate Teacher Education Program material is composed of materials related to the creation of the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program at South Dakota State University. Included are agendas, minutes, working documents, correspondence, and conference papers.

South Dakota State University. College of Education and Human Sciences

Horticulture, Forestry, Landscape and Parks Department Records

  • UA 005.02
  • Records
  • 1911-2019

Composed of publications produced by the Horticulture, Forestry, Landscape and Parks Department. Material included newsletters, programs, certificates, record books, clippings, info-sheets, surveys, pamphlets, and a survey.

Also included is a botany ledger used to teach the manes of plants and study plant anatomy. Included are descriptions of the plant and a plant sample pressed between the pages. This ledger was most likely compiled by a student, although there is no distinct evidence to that.

Researchers are urged to view this material with care as the pages are loose and the plant samples are very fragile and contain allergens.

South Dakota State University. Department of Horticulture, Forestry, Landscape, and Parks

State University Theater Records

  • UA 066
  • Records
  • 1931-2019

The collection is composed of programs, posters, season ticket brochures, and photographs from the plays, musicals, and revues produced by State University Theatre.

South Dakota State University. State University Theatre

Prairie Striders Running Club Records

  • MA 064
  • Records
  • 1970-2019

These records contain Club meeting minutes and reports. Event and member information spanning the life of the club. Records from races held by the club and times from events participated in by club members. A range of information, including different ages, levels, and race types, from historical and record breaking events.

Prairie Striders Running Club (Brookings : S.D.)

Academic Affairs Records

  • UA 002
  • Records
  • 1902-2019

The bulk of the material is composed of administrative material generated and received by the Office of the President of South Dakota State University.

Folders consists of correspondence, budget material, reports, committee minutes, accreditation material, master and strategic planning files, South Dakota Board of Regents files, material related to Resolution 21, the college name change, and the engineering controversy of the 1970s. Also includes are files related to student organizations, campus buildings, statistics, anniversary celebrations, university history, and photographs.

Administrative
This material is composed of material dealing with promotion of the Schultz-Werth Award, workload policies, university self-study reports, faculty development opportunities, faculty recognition programs, and academic administrative events calendars. Folders include brochures, posters, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and programs.

Commencement
The Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs is responsible for the organization of commencement exercises at South Dakota State University. The material is composed files collected by the Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs for the organization of commencement exercises at South Dakota State University. Folders include programs, addresses, distinguished professor and honorary doctorate programs, scripts, and photographs (both print and digital).

Committees
The committee material is composed mainly of the minutes from the Academic Affairs Committee. These minutes have notations in the margin indicating the subject of each paragraph and include an index for the years 1961-1988 which gives access to a variety of subjects discussed at each meeting dating from 1961 to 1986; minutes for 1987 to present are housed in the Vice President of Academic Affairs office. Also included in this series are reports of the Biology/Microbiology Study Committee, the Engineering Advisory Council and the Committee on Health and Sanitation; and minutes for the Regents of Education Inter-Institutional Committee for Education Coordination and the Board of Regents Committee on Academic and Student Affairs visit to SDSU.

Curriculum requests
The Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost is responsible for curriculum management at South Dakota State University. Curriculum management is defined as the allocation and utilization of institutional resources to support needed viable programs and to promote effective teaching-learning, scholarship, and service. The material is composed of curriculum request submitted to Academic Affairs for approval by that office and the South Dakota Board of Regents. These requests are composed of Minor Course Modifications (formerly Class I), New/Revised Course Requests (formerly Class II), Program Requests (formerly Class III), Intent to Plan Forms, Program Modifications, and Program Terminations. Also included are files dealing with Common Course Numbering, summaries of net changes for the university, and correspondence. Researchers will also find a few Academic Affairs Committee minutes scattered throughout the collection.

Departmental Standards
This material is composed of papers which include information on departmental and faculty performance and goals for each department. Also included is a substantial amount of correspondence relating to the Departmental Standards.

Institutional Program Reviews
The primary purpose for conducting institutional program reviews is to continuously improve the quality of educational programs. Periodic program review involves stakeholders in the improvement of academic programs. Such review includes an analysis of past performance which is used to inform present and future directions and decision-making. The review process must be integrated with strategic planning and budgeting, with regional and specialized accreditation processes, and with student-learning outcome assessment. This material is composed of reviews for various programs and departments, arranged within their respective colleges. Also included are summaries of Institutional Program Reviews by year that were submitted to the Board of Regents.

Subject files
This series is composed of budget reductions and reallocation of funds material, the Board of Regents goals and mission study, the Student Implementation Project, Bush Faculty Development Project and Division I. Folders contain budget and reallocation material including data on the Governor’s 5% reduction, Resolution 21, and Resources Allocation Model (or RAM). The Board of Regents goals and mission study includes the data from the Board of Regents Committee on Academic and Student Affairs visit to South Dakota State University, impacts, priorities, and proposed changes. The Division I is composed of reports, correspondence and clippings.

South Dakota State University. Office of Academic Affairs

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department

  • UA 005.13
  • Records
  • 1928-2019

This collection is composed of material published by the Veterinary Science Department. Folders contain reports, photographs, and booklets from conferences, symposiums and workshops sponsored by the Department of Veterinary Science at South Dakota State University and the Cooperative Extension Service. Some materials produced by the Veterinary Science are distinctly marked as published by the Cooperative Extension Service. The photographs consist of images of diseases cows, horses, poultry, swine, rats, and dogs in various stages of selenium or alkali poisoning. Also included are photographs of faculty (specifically Moxon, Olson, and Franke), students, and various geographic locations in South Dakota, including the Palisades, the Badlands, and Devils Tower in Wyoming. Also included are annual reports and newsletters for the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

South Dakota State University. Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Records

  • UA 005.03
  • Records
  • 1887-2019, undated

The South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Stations Records is composed of material generated by the stations and includes financial reports, general office records, research, institutional reviews, and publications, including some bulletins and circulars. Also included are files related to station biochemistry.

The administrative files are composed of general office records generated by the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. Folders contain newsletters, committee files, task force files, correspondence, brochures, programs, and financial data. In addition, the series contains reports of the Agricultural Experiment Station during the time period of 1907-1916. This information should also appear in the published reports of the Agricultural Experiment Station.

The research is composed of research conducted by Experiment Station staff. Folders consist mainly of final reports, but may also include some correspondence. Material for inactive and terminated projects is also included.

Publications consist of bulletins, circulars, leaflets, and pamphlets published by the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station on research conducted by staff of the Experiment Station and are meant for distribution like a periodical. Some cross-over in subject and title may occur between bulletins and circulars. This is an incomplete collection of Agricultural Experiment Station publications. Items are added to this collection only after it has been determined that the library's collection is complete. It is suggested that, when conducting research, the library catalog be search for a particular title, author or number. Various other South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station publications can be found in this collection. Folders consist mainly of report or preliminary reports. Also included are leaflets and pamphlets and a video cassette on manure management. Leaflet or pamphlet numbers were included if present on the publication.

Records related to seed releases and station biochemistry can also be found here. The seed releases material is comprised of information regarding various seeds that have been developed through the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment station. Records related to South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Biochemistry consist of are administrative files, research, and publications.

South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station

Nels Granholm Papers

  • UA 053.057
  • Papers
  • 1919, 1964-2018, undated

Dr. Granholm’s papers span his long career at South Dakota State University as well as his interactions with the University of Winnipeg in Canada and Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. He took many detailed notes of his daily activities, events attended, and notes on book he read and conferences he attended. Included is correspondence, programs, articles, clippings, notes, and photographs.

NOTEBOOKS
The notebooks are composed of professional diaries, calendars, and notes. Each notebook was assigned a number by the donor and have a table of contents with page numbers in the front. Granholm recorded notes on events he attended or participated in, notes on books he read, and may contain inclusions, such as, programs, articles, and clippings.

CONFERENCES
This series consists of files on conferences which Granholm attended or participated in. Conferences programs, proceedings, schedules, and session notes.

CORRESPONDENCE
This series consists of both letters and emails. The material is arranged both chronologically and alphabetically.

COURSE MATERIAL
Material in this series is composed of files used in courses taught by Granholm. Courses taught include Global Studies, Honors courses, Biology courses, Botany, and Zoology. The bulk of the material is from Bioethics and Global Studies I and II. Also included are files related to an Honor Colloquium on a variety of different topics.

GLOBAL STUDIES
This series consists of files related to the Global Studies Program which Granholm headed. Included is background material on the program, correspondence, conference material, strategic plan for the program, internships, and majors

GRANTS
The grants material is composed of files related to research grants awarded to Granholm.

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Granholm spent several of his sabbaticals at Manchester Metropolitan University [MMU] which established the basis of many student and faculty exchanges

ORGANIZATIONS
Dr. Granholm was involved with several organizations during his career. Some of which he served as presidents, such as the South Dakota Academy of Science. Material consists of correspondence, notes, minutes, and photographs.

PRESENTATIONS
This series consists of material prepared for presentations and lectures given by Granholm. Included are notes, conference programs and proceedings, and PowerPoint presentations.

PROJECTS
The project series is composed of other projects Granholm worked on. Included is material related to the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, a Coteau des Prairies book, and a project related to community in Clear Lake, South Dakota, a collaborative effort that included several SDSU faculty.

RESEARCH
The research series consists of material gathered by Granholm during his career. Included are files on American Indians, the Lincoln Commission Study, and individuals.

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
This material consists of files related to Granholm’s long career at SDSU. Included are files related to the Biology & Microbiology Department, committees he served on, reports, and notes from the Friday Faculty Forums.

TRAVEL
The travel material is made up of files related to the many trips to the United Kingdom, West Africa, Mull, Scotland, Winnipeg, Canada, and Antarctica. Included are notes, schedules, photographs, and electronic media.

UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG
Dr. Granholm participated in a faculty exchange program at the University of Winnipeg where he taught ethics and global studies. Included is correspondence, writings, conferences, and photographs.

WRITINGS
Dr. Granholm wrote many scholarly articles during his career related to his research. Included are manuscripts and off-prints of many of these articles.

GENERAL
The general material consists of material related to his career and included clippings, notes, professional staff evaluations, curriculum vitae, photographs, and files related to his retirement from SDSU. Also included are several files related to his work activities. These files contain documents related to his work year, such as correspondence, programs, notes, writings, and photographs.

Granholm, Nels H.

International Affairs Office Records

  • UA 030
  • Records
  • 1971-2018

This collection is composed of administration files compiled by the Office of International Affairs, and records dealing with agreements, exchange activities, faculty development seminars abroad, and visits by officials of participating international universities. The bulk of this collection is records dealing directly with Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. Chungnam National University in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Yunnan Normal University in Kunming, People's Republic of China and other study and exchanges abroad with various countries.

The Administrative material is composed of administrative files compiled by the International Programs Office. Included are reports, clippings, and correspondence. The bulk of this series consists of material dealing with the internationalization of the university through teaching learning styles of various countries and regions throughout the world, newsletters published under various titles and formats over the years and posters used to advertise various programs available through the department.

The study, exchanges, and travel abroad material is composed of records dealing with agreements, exchange activities, faculty development seminars abroad, and visits by officials of participating international universities. The bulk of this collection is records dealing directly with Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England. Chungnam National University in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Yunnan Normal University in Kunming, People's Republic of China and other study and exchanges abroad with various countries.

The Manchester Metropolitan University material is composed of files dealing with agreements, exchange activities, faculty development seminars abroad, nursing health care and pharmacy exchange, and official visits. The oversize material is housed in oversize containers. The photographs were removed from the files and added to the UA 30.1 photograph archives as noted in the files.

The Chungnam National University material is composed of correspondence, lists of exchange professors and graduates, written experience of faculty, and photographs. Additional documentation of exchange activities can be seen in lists of visitors and students who exchanged, the itineraries for official visits, and social events held in honor of guests and professors which are found in separate files.

The Yunnan Normal University files is composed of correspondence, photographs, a list of the individuals who were exchange professors, and reports written by exchange professors documenting their experiences.

Material related to other exchanges and study abroad consists of material compiled for study abroad and exchanges with Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Bolivia, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, India, the International Arid Lands Consortium, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Pacific Rim, Poland Russia, Sweden and Denmark, and Switzerland. This material is arranged by country. The following scope notes were written with the assistance of Harriet Swedland, former director of International Program at South Dakota State University.

South Dakota State University. Office of International Affairs

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

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

Division of Technology and Security Records

  • UA 042
  • Records
  • 1967-2018

This collection is composed of the records of the Office of Information Technology and includes files from the Computing Services, Vice President's Office, Information Technology Services, and Classroom Technologies Services. Folders may include newsletters, manuals, correspondence, minutes, reports, audio/visual material, and materials related to the Y2K problem.
The Computing Services files are composed of newsletters, manuals, correspondence, and minutes for the several committees and councils including the Computer User's Advisory Council and the Computing Directors Council. Included is a full run of the Computing Services newsletter. This newsletter includes a subject index for each volume year.
Administrative material includes correspondence, reports, Upper Midwest Academic Computing Conference materials, and materials related to the Y2K problem. Also included is material related to the Technology Training Team and the SDSU Student Project.
The classroom technologies material is composed mainly of Student Computing Services manuals. Also included is material related to the Technology Training Team and the SDSU Student Project.

South Dakota State University. Division of Technology and Security

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society Records

  • UA 035.09
  • Records
  • 1949-2018

This collection is composed of programs for banquets and lectures, faculty lectureship nomination letters, speeches from annual faculty lectures, meeting minutes, charter and constitution, membership files, and correspondence.

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society (South Dakota State University)

Facilities and Services Records

  • UA 041
  • Records
  • 1958-2018

This collection is composed of material on campus security, central mailing, parking and traffic, and miscellaneous items published by or for the department. The security information consists of security reports, a pamphlet about campus safety and security and parking and traffic regulations from 1958 through 1991. The central mailing information details how to use central mailing service and gives guidelines for mail deposited with them. The miscellaneous published items include information on campus buildings, land, utilities, streets, parking lots and maintenance. Also included is a hand and face dryer used in the restrooms of Wecota Hall when that building was used as a dormitory.

South Dakota State University. Facilities and Services

Communication Studies and Theater Department Records

  • UA 006.01
  • Records
  • 1931-2018

This collection consists of items materials produced by the various programs offered by the Communication Studies and Theatre Department. Folders include pamphlets, programs, and newsletters. The bulk of the material is related to the Prairie Repertory Theatre and State University Theatre. This material includes playbills, posters, ticket information, calendars, programs, and correspondence. Some items of note consist of bound books of theatre seasons for the Prairie Repertory Theatre. These books cover the 1971-2002 summer theatre seasons and include copies of programs, clippings, and photographs from plays.

South Dakota State University. Department of Communication Studies and Theater

National Association of Retired Federal Employees Big Sioux Chapter

  • MA 046
  • Records
  • 1979-2018

This collection is composed of certificates and awards, convention programs, meeting minutes, and assorted materials documenting the National Association of Retired Federal Employees – Big Sioux chapter. Notable items include the chapter’s foundation certificate and banner.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees

Finance and Budget Office Records

  • UA 018
  • Records
  • 1887-2018, undated

This collection is composed of accounting records, budget requests and financial reports. Folders are composed of correspondence, vouchers, reports, ledgers, payroll records, deposit tickets and various fund vouchers, budget requests, financial reports, internal management reports, and operating budget reports for South Dakota State University and departments within.

The general office records are made up of records that did not indicate coming from a particular fund. The bulk of this series consists of correspondence between the chief financial officer and various businesses, college faculty and staff. Also included are reports, receipts, and vouchers. Some items of note include correspondence between the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and Presidents Briggs during the early 1960s, material dealing with the management of the Ladies Dormitory between 1908 and 1910 and ledgers of tuition and fees from the 1880s to the mid-1920s.

The Adams fund is composed of accounting records for disbursements paid through the Adams Fund. Included are payroll records, general supplies and equipment records, horticulture records, veterinary equipment purchases, grain drying lab supplies, travel expenses, and records dealing with N.E. Hansen supplies for fruit breeding project, chemicals, grain. Also included are abstracts of disbursements.

The Endowment fund is composed of vouchers for disbursements made through the Endowment Fund.

The Experiment Station fund is composed accounting records for the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. Records are arranged according to division or fund. The Agricultural Division shows the cost of feed. The Incidental includes travel expenses and membership dues for the Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Station. The Printing costs covered expenses for the Collegian, forms, bulletins, and circulars. The Building Division covered costs for building a silo, a plant house, and various other buildings. Records from the Chemical Division show costs for lab chemicals, furniture, supplies, and equipment. The Executive Division consists of records for office supplies, furniture, and travel expenses. The Entomology records detail the purchase of beneficial and injurious insects, supplies, equipment, and furniture. Also included are records related to Horticulture and N.E. Hansen and the purchase of plant materials and seeds.
The Farm fund is composed of vouchers for the purchase of lumber, feed, straw for bedding, equipment, repairs, registration of livestock, and State Fair expenses.

The general fund is composed of accounting records for maintenance on campus, as well as water and light expenses, telephone and telegraph charges, travel, freight, postage, equipment, supplies, and farm expenses for livestock, feed purchases and machinery repairs. Also included are expenses for the Highmore Sub-station, including labor, buildings (notices to contractors, construction costs, insurance,) team rental, and feed. Some items of note include the purchase of one mounted skeleton of a crane and the purchase of sea animals, including starfish, sea urchins, fish, and crayfish.

The Hatch fund is composed of accounting records for agriculture, botany, horticulture, printing expenses, payroll and fuel and light expenses for the campus. The Hatch Act of 1887 gave federal land grants to states in order to create a series of agricultural experiment stations, as well as pass along new information, especially in the areas of soil minerals and plant growth. State agricultural stations created under this act were usually connected with land-grant state colleges and universities founded under the Morrilll Act of 1862.

The local and endowment fund is composed of accounting records for breaking sod at Highmore Experiment Station, payroll, printing costs for the Jackrabbit yearbook, washing, President Chalmer's travel expenses, and land purchase (Horace Fishback). Also included is a letter from President Chalmers to R.A. Larson discussing disallowed travel expenses.

The local fund. is composed of advertising expenses, Regent travel expenses, milk purchases, State Fair expenses, repairs, student and
janitor payroll, traveling expenses, equipment, supplies, meals for threshing crew, and livestock expenses.

The Morrilll fund is composed of accounting records for salaries, library books and subscriptions, museum expedition costs, cooking and sewing supplies and equipment, mechanical shop supplies, horticultural, botanical, veterinary, dairy, astronomy, entomology, physics and chemistry and supplies and equipment, travel expenses, diplomas, and statements of accounts.

The State fund is composed of accounting records for the library, steam heating, furnishings, barns and fences, janitor, engineering, incidental funds, repairs, supplies, dynamite, telegraph wire, books, fuel and lights, and the Highmore experiment station costs of breaking sod. An item of note included "Territory of Dakota" heading that has been corrected to "State of South Dakota" in November 1889.

The budget requests and financial reports is made up of internal management reports, and operating budget reports for South Dakota State University and departments within.

South Dakota State University. Office of Budget and Finance

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

Department of Music Records

  • UA 006.04
  • Records
  • 1900-2017

The collectioin consist of a sample of early twentieth century letterhead for the Department of Music, alumni newsletters, choir related photographs, promotional material, and an example of student writing. Also included are t-shirts promoting the Pride of the Dakota marching band. This material is arranged alphabetically.

The bulk of the collection consists of programs for band, orchestra, choral, and ensemble events, including the Brookings Chamber Music Society series, as well as, Faculty and Student Recitals, including Junior and Senior Recitals. Many, but not all, include program notes or translations. Some contain newspaper clippings, promotional material such as posters, and photographs. This material is arranged chronologically by date of the event.

South Dakota State University. Department of Music

Little International Agricultural Exposition Records

  • UA 005.12
  • Records
  • 1921-2017

This collection is composed of a material published for the Little International Agricultural Exposition for advertising purposes. Folders contain news releases, posters, and programs.

South Dakota State University. Little International Agricultural Exposition

Altrusa International. District Seven Records

  • MA 016
  • Records
  • 1956-2017

This collection is composed of the records of Altrusa International District Seven. Included are minutes, reports, treasurers records, committee records, photographs and conference proceedings. The conference proceedings are for conference and president's workshops held between 1956 and 1995. Folders contents consist of programs, reports, banquet menus, and minutes, including pre-conference, conference and post-conference.

Altrusa International

Mary Arnold Papers

  • UA 053.044
  • Papers
  • 1985-2017

This collection is composed to material related to Dr. Mary Arnold’s career. Files included material from classes she taught, writings, correspondence, and records from her work with high school journalism.

Arnold, Mary Peterson

South Dakota Humanities Council Records

  • MA 017
  • Records
  • 1970-2017

This collection is composed of correspondence, publications, minutes and materials related to meetings, general office files, financial records, material related to the South Dakota Humanities Foundation, projects and research, grant proposals submitted to the council, and material related to the Big Read, South Dakota Festival of Books, Speakers Bureau, the Reading Series, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Also included are photographic prints, negatives, slides, films, audio reels, audio cassettes, video cassettes, and filmstrips.

The material related to proposals consists of the most interesting material in this collection. Included in these files are applications submitted by potential grantees, award and rejection letters, correspondence with the grantee and council staff, program evaluation forms, financial material related to the grant, media and publication produced by the grantee, and publicity about the grant/program. Some files also contain final products produced by the grantee, such as films, videos, publications, and audio material. Materials in these sub-series are arranged by grant proposal number.

The financial records are composed of vouchers, accounting ledger sheets, reports, and receipts and disbursements. Material is these sub-series are arranged by account number.

South Dakota Humanities Council

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

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn Papers

  • MA 042
  • Papers
  • 1932-2016

This collection consists of biographical material about Cook-Lynn; correspondence; writings by Cook-Lynn including articles, books, editorials, essays, novels, novellas, poetry, and book reviews; material related to her teaching career as well as research project and other activities in which she was involved; material related to the Wicazo Sa Review: a Journal of Native Studies for which she was editor; and material related to Native American issues and topics.

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth

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