Anthony S. Dylla Papers

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Anthony S. Dylla Papers


  • 1959-1983, undated (Creation)


0.21 linear feet [1 document case, sma;;]

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Biographical history

Anthony S. Dylla was born December 21, 1924 in Andover, SD to Julius and Lucy Dylla. He grew up on a farm and entered the U.S. Army in 1946 where he served in Japan through 1948. He later entered South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD where he obtained Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Agricultural Engineering. He was an agricultural engineer with the United States Department of Agriculture from 1959 to 1982 doing irrigation research at Reno, Nevada; Morris, Minnesota; and Columbus, Ohio. He retired to Pueblo, CO in 1982. Dylla married Colette Lathrop of Sioux Falls, SD in 1955. He died January 7, 2006 in Colorado Springs, CO.

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The collection is composed mainly of publications by Anthony S. Dylla in collaboration with others during his career as an agricultural Engineer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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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.

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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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