Name and location of repository
Level of description
South Dakota Social Science Association Records
- 1936-1978 (Accumulation)
1.0 linear feet (1 records box)
Name of creator
The South Dakota Social Science Association was an organization of professional sociologists and students from colleges and universities in South Dakota. The association sponsored an annual meeting, several annual paper competitions, award ceremonies, and an academic journal. The annual meeting was a place where members could meet, exchange ideas, and present new research or papers in the field of Sociology. This organization became defunct in the 1980's.
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Scope and content
This collection is composed of correspondence, clippings, programs, treasurer's reports, publications, abstracts and reports, meeting minutes, and meeting planning material, including arrangements for speakers at annual meeting.
Each meeting was held at a different South Dakota college or university. Folders indicate the dates of the annual meeting, the venue where the meeting was held, and may list the topic for the meeting.
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Conditions governing access
Open. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.
Conditions governing reproduction
South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.
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Related archival materials
The South Dakota Social Science Association journal, South Dakota Social Science Association,
Sioux Falls, S.D. 1971-1981.
Call Number: Periodicals/Lower Level: 305 So86
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- South Dakota Social Science Association (Subject)