Thomas A. Daschle Personal Papers

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DA 03

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Thomas A. Daschle Personal Papers


  • 1968-2005 (Accumulation)


66.0 linear feet (66 records boxes)

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Scope and content

The Personal Papers are composed of materials Daschle separated from the rest of the collection which were of personal interest to him. Included are pre-congressional materials, campaign records, legislative records, correspondence, political records, media files, and files saved for their intrinsic value.

System of arrangement

This collection is arranged into series:

  • Series DA 3.0: Pre-Congressional Relations
  • Series DA 3.1: Campaign records
  • Series DA 3.2: Legislative Records
  • Series DA 3.3: Correspondence
  • Series DA 3.4: Political Records
  • Series DA 3.5: Save Files
  • Series DA 3.6: Media Activity

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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.

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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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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  • English

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DA 3

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DACS, 2nd e. Society of American Archivists

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