South Dakota Dairy Association Records

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MA 010

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South Dakota Dairy Association Records


  • 1904-1999 (Creation)


1.0 linear feet [1 record box]

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Administrative history

The South Dakota Dairy Association was formed to develop, improve and promote the dairy interests of the state of South Dakota. The Association is comprised of a board of directors which consists of a president, vice-president, and a secretary-treasurer. This association has held conventions annually since the early 1900's.

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This collection is composed of ledgers, administrative items, publications, and assorted materials documenting the S.D. Dairy Association. Folders contain information about the Association, programs from conventions, and records from contests hosted by the Association.

System of arrangement

Organized into four series:

  • Series 1. Administration
  • Series 2. General
  • Series 3. Ledgers
  • Series 4. Publications

Folders are arranged alphabetically within each series.

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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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

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MA 10

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