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Fine Arts, Art, Exhibition Posters and Announcements

Identifier: Temp-USD-001

Content Description

This collection consists primarily of correspondence, postcards, posters, photographs, drawings, news clippings, and brochures. The bulk of the materials are University Art Galleries and Art Department exhibition posters and announcements. There are also materials pertaining to Oscar Howe and the Stilwell Student Art Award Exhibitions.


  • Creation: 1917 - 2016
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2015


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research without restriction. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Art is located within the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts and is part of South Dakota’s only College of Fine Arts and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Department of Art offers the state’s only Master of Fine Arts graduate studio degree program and emphasis areas include ceramics, graphic design, painting, photograph, printmaking, and sculpture.

The University Art Galleries (UAG) provides visual arts education for the University of South Dakota and broader community through rotating contemporary and historical art exhibitions, artist lectures, research programs, and multidisciplinary events. Comprised primarily of America art and art from the Norther Plains tribes, the UAG builds and preserves its permanent collections for the purpose of scholarly engagement and to generate an appreciation for the unique cultural characteristics of the region. The UAG is comprised of the John A. Day Gallery, Gallery 110, the Oscar Howe Gallery, and the University Libraries Gallery.


5 linear feet (6 document boxes, 5 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder in map case drawer)

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Materials in this collection are sorted by material, size, and year.

This collection is arranged into four series: Printed Material, Original Art, Photographs, and Oversize Material. The series Printed Material is divided into 3 subseries: By Year 1968-1995, Oscar Howe 1979-2015, and Stilwell Student Art Award Exhibition 1988-2012.

Related Materials

Fine Arts, University Art Galleries, USD Archives; Fine Arts, Art, USD Archives

Fine Arts, Art, Exhibition Posters and Announcements
Shaina Dean and Sarah Hanson
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository