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Archie M. Gubbrud papers

Identifier: MS-066

Content Description

This collection contains correspondence, notes, minutes, notes on commissions, board meetings, and council meetings from Archie Gubbrud's terms as Governor of South Dakota.


  • Creation: 1961 - 1968


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to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC.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

Archie M. Gubbrud was born December 31, 1910 in Lincoln County, South Dakota. He attended and graduated in 1929 from Augustana Academy in Canton, South Dakota. While farming he served as Clerk of Norway Township from 1934 to 1950. From 1946 until 1951 Gubbrud was on the Alcester School Board and was the director of the State Bank of Alcester from 1949 to 1969. Between 1950 to 1960, he was a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives and Speaker of the House in 1957. In 1960, Gubbrud became governor after defeating incumbent Governor Ralph Herseth and being reelected two years later. He was Governor until 1964 and then became the state delegate to the Republican National Conventions of 1964 and 1968. Gubbrud died April 26, 1987.


97 Boxes (97 document boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is roughly processed into seven preliminary series: Administrative, Constitutional, and Institutional; Legislation and Miscellaneous Subjects; Cement Plant Reports; Travel Requests; Boards and Commissions; Lay Conference on Public Education; and Unprocessed.

Archie M. Gubbrud papers
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository