South Dakota State University Archives and Hilton M. Briggs Library Special Collections contain the University Archives, as well as material related to South Dakota history and life. These two general collection areas include manuscript and archival materials, books, serials, audiovisual materials, artifacts and photographs. Collections are accessible on the third level of Hilton M. Briggs Library on the campus of South Dakota State University. Most material found in the Archives is the result of transfers from university offices, gifts from individuals, or purchase. Archives and Special Collections is responsible for the accepting and processing of archival and manuscript materials. Other material may be accepted and will be processed as best suits each particular gift.
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Correspondence, records, photographs, audiotapes, videotapes and other materials covering Senator Tom Daschle's professional life.
Records having permanent historical value to South Dakota State University, including administrative records, departmental and student group records, faculty papers, publications.
Papers, records, and published materials of South Dakota and alumni authors and primarily focused on twentieth century rural South Dakota.
Historical material about the Brookings, SD, includes newspapers, photographs, telephone directories, and area business promotional materials.
SDSU's open access institutional repository has the goal of collecting, preserving, and disseminating the intellectual and creative output of SDSU faculty, staff, and students while supporting the ongoing mission of South Dakota State as a land-grant university.
Photographs, manuscripts, and ebooks from the Digital Library of South Dakota related to the history of SDSU and South Dakota life.
This year SDSU Archives is collecting your Hobo Day photos, home movies, scrapbooks, posters, and more for digitization and inclusion in the Archives!
Browse the growing digital Jackrabbit Yearbook collection!