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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections are closed. For inquiries please contact the Archives electronically via e-mail: arcrefs@sdstate.edu.

South Dakota State University Archives & Special Collections contains 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, and photographs. We also house the Senator Thomas A. Daschle Congressional Papers and the Senator Thomas A. Daschle Congressional Research Study. Collections are accessible on the upper level of Hilton M. Briggs Library on the campus of South Dakota State University.

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Doner Auditorium project progresses with SDHC grant

The Doner Auditorium digital preservation project is moving forward, thanks to a South Dakota Humanities Council grant.

SDSU Archives Gathers Stories of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Materials often find their way to the SDSU Archives & Special Collections department years after their creation, when the moment of history that they reflect has long since passed.

SDSU theater history could be saved with donor help

There may be a second act in store for the SDSU theater history left behind in Doner Auditorium.