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Collection Summary


MA 95


Anthony S. Dylla Papers


1959-1983, undated

Physical Description

0.21 linear feet [1 document case, small]

Name of Creator(s)

Dylla, Anthony S., 1924-2006



Access Note

Open. This material does not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item, Collection identifier, box #, folder #, Collection Title, South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.


Publications of Anthony S. Dylla, an agricultural engineer with the United States Department of Agriculture and alumnus of South Dakota State University.

Historical Note

Anthony S. Dylla was born December 21, 1924 in Andover, SD to Julius and Lucy Dylla. He grew up on a farm and entered the U.S. Army in 1946 where he served in Japan through 1948. He later entered South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD where he obtained Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Agricultural Engineering. He was an agricultural engineer with the United States Department of Agriculture from 1959 to 1982 doing irrigation research at Reno, Nevada; Morris, Minnesota; and Columbus, Ohio. He retired to Pueblo, CO in 1982. Dylla married Colette Lathrop of Sioux Falls, SD in 1955. He died January 7, 2006 in Colorado Springs, CO.

Contents Note

The collection is composed mainly of publications by Anthony S. Dylla in collaboration with others during his career as an agricultural Engineer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Subject Headings

  • Dylla, Anthony S., 1924-2006
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Irrigation

Container List

11Auger-Hole Hydraulic Conductivity: First Versus Second Test1971
12Bentonite Cuts Water Seepage1963
13Computer Simulation of Sprinkler Irrigation Practices in Minnesota1980
14Correlation and Regression - A Supplement to Experimental Methods for Extension Workers1966
15Correspondence and Notes1973
16Division S-5 - Soil Genesis, Morphology, and Classification1971
17Estimating Losses From a Rotating-Boom Sprinkler1983
18Estimating Water Used by Irrigated Corn in West Central Minnesota1980
19Evapotranspiration Measurements by Chloride Translocation1970
110Experimental Methods for Extension Workers1960
111Field Experimenta on Sealing Permeable Find Sand with Bentonite1964
112Hydraulic Conductivity Samples for Confidence1970
113Irrigation Automation With a Soil Moisture Sensing System1980
114Irrigations on Western Farms1959
115Is Irrigation in Minnesota a Dilemma?undated
116Nitrogen Inputs and Outputs For an Irrigated Corn Ecosystem in the Northwest Corn Beltundated
117Nitrogen Leaching as Influenced by Nitrogen Management and Supplemental Irrigation Level1981
118Number of Sensors for Efficient Irrigation of a Shallow Soil1970s
119Phreatophytes: Range From Shrubs to Cottonwoods - How Much Water Do They Waste?1964
120Physical Properties of Drought-Hazard Soils in Central Minnesota1975
121Plastic Membrane Tanks for Evapotranspiration Determinations1962
122Simplified Procedure for Transient-Flow Drainage Design1966
123Traveling Gun Application Uniformity in High Winds1976
124Water Use Studies on Forage Grasses in Northern Nevada1972
125Water, Water Everywhere - But Can We Use It?1979
126Wind Effects on Water Application Patterns From a Large, Single Nozzle Sprinkler1976