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August Peterson papers

Identifier: MS-124
Abstract These materials were collected by August Peterson, local historian and author. Much of the material is related to his book: History of the Swedes who settled in Clay County, South Dakota and their biographies.
Dates: 1926 - 1949

Plains Anthropological Society (PAS) records

Identifier: MS-000.0
Abstract The Plains Anthropological Society (PAS) records contain materials that have been donated by the officers and members of the Plains Anthropological Society, which is a group that "promotes the study of the peoples and cultures of the North American Great Plains."
Dates: 1947 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1999

Playbill collection

Identifier: MS-126
Content Description

The Playbill Collection contains over 700 programs and playbills from performances in various theatres in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, and other locations. Many of the playbills include associated reviews and performer information clipped from newspapers and magazines. The performances include plays, opera, musicals, vaudeville, and other concerts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1910

Gladys Pyle papers

Identifier: MS-128
Content Description

This collection contains materials primarily related to the work and family of Gladys Pyle with few materials related to her time in politics.

Dates: 1898 - 1980

Mamie Shields Pyle papers

Identifier: MS-129
Abstract The Mamie Shields Pyle Papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous printed material extending from 1910-1929. The bulk of the papers document the campaign activities of the South Dakota Universal Franchise League.
Dates: 1897 - 1968

Allan H. Schell collection of campaign buttons, pins, and political ephemera

Identifier: MS-133
Content Description

Campaign buttons and pins comprise most of the collection and serve as a visual record of the presidential elections between 1884 and 2008. In addition to buttons and pins of presidential campaigns, the collection includes campaign memorabilia related to South Dakota politics in the 20th century.

Dates: 1884 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1996

George P. Scott papers

Identifier: MS-135
Abstract The George P. Scott papers mainly contain material from his time at the University of South Dakota as a professor of chemistry and as an administrator.
Dates: 1935 - 1999

Kent Scribner papers

Identifier: MS-270
Abstract These files were created while Kent Scribner was a student at USD (1956-1961) and when Scribner was a development officer for the USD Foundation (1995-2006).
Dates: 1889 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1998 - 2007

Merrell Quentin Sharpe papers

Identifier: MS-136
Content Description This collection contains materials primarily related to the work of Merrill Sharpe before and after his time as South Dakota governor, though there are some materials related to his governorship.
Dates: 1888 - 1962

Don Shorock collection of road maps

Identifier: MS-244-OV
Content Description This collection contains eight road maps of Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota collected by map lover Don Shorock. This is only a small sample of the maps he collected during many his road trips.
Dates: 1964 - 1979

Single Folder collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MS-SF
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 2000

South Dakota Constitutional Revision Commission records

Identifier: MS-143
Abstract This collection contains materials from the South Dakota Constitutional Revision Commission, which was created in 1969 to make a comprehensive study of the state constitution and make recommendations for changes and or simplify wording in the document.
Dates: 1970 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1975

South Dakota Library Association (SDLA) records

Identifier: MS-000

These are the records of The South Dakota Library Association (SDLA), a statewide organization representing libraries, library employees, library trustees, and library supporters.

Dates: 1905 - 2020

Wilber M. Stilwell papers

Identifier: MS-273
Abstract This collection The Wilber M. Stilwell papers contain material related to the life, artwork, and career of Professor Wilber M. Stilwell at USD (1941-1973).
Dates: 1905 - 2013

Mabel Townsley papers

Identifier: MS-158
Abstract The bulk of the materials concern the time the family spent in Vermillion, South Dakota.
Dates: 1887 - 1968

Vermillion, South Dakota papers

Identifier: MS-166
Content Description This collection is comprised of material about the town Vermillion, South Dakota.
Dates: 1888-1980

Wegner Health Sciences and Information Center

Identifier: WC-2019-01
Scope and Contents The records of the Wegner Health Sciences and Information Center contain administrative and planning documents of the Wegner Health Sciences Library. These include meeting minutes of the Wegner Board of Directors.
Dates: 1992-present

Alvin Wilson scrapbook

Identifier: MS-186
Abstract The scrapbook contains material from Wilson's time at the University of South Dakota as a professor of voice.
Dates: 1916 - 1965