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Beresford Train Depot records

Identifier: MS-275

Content Description

This collection consists of material related to the Beresford, South Dakota Train Depot, mainly correspondence about goods arriving and leaving the depot. The paper in this collections is brittle and fragile. Copying or scanning may be restricted.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1949

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to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC.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 depot was built in 1924 by the Chicago North Western (CNN) Railway Co. The building is located at the east end of Beresord's Main Street. A non-profit Beresford Community Depot, Inc., strives to save, restore and readapt the building for use as a community center.


.5 linear foot (1 document box)

Language of Materials


Beresford Train Depot records
Doris Peterson
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository