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.
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.
This series consists of files on conferences which Granholm attended or participated in. Conferences programs, proceedings, schedules, and session notes.
This series consists of both letters and emails. The material is arranged both chronologically and alphabetically.
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.
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
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
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.
This series consists of material prepared for presentations and lectures given by Granholm. Included are notes, conference programs and proceedings, and PowerPoint presentations.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Granholm wrote many scholarly articles during his career related to his research. Included are manuscripts and off-prints of many of these articles.
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.