South Dakota Nurses Foundation Records

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South Dakota Nurses Foundation Records


  • 1999-2020 (Accumulation)


0.42 liner feet (1 document case)

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The South Dakota Nurses Foundation was formally created in 1999, serving as a secondary foundation to support and cooperate with the South Dakota Nurses Association. An initial version of the South Dakota Nurses Foundation existed between 1990 and 1998, but leadership issues resulted in the disbanding of this initial foundation. The South Dakota Nurses Foundation focused on three main purposes: research to increase development of nursing knowledge and health care practices, education to support health related learning and nursing advancements, and service to serve the citizens of South Dakota through the professional health field. The Board of Directors of the South Dakota Nurses Foundation have met every year since 1999, except for 2001.

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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.

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This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives 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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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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Frequent column in: South Dakota Nurses' Association. The South Dakota Nurse. (South Dakota Collection 610.7305 So87)

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