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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 42.4

Title

Delmar R. Johnson Papers

Creator

Delmar R. Johnson, Director of University Computing Services

Dates

1967-2009

Extent

6.0 linear feet (6 records center boxes)

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item . Office of Information Technology records, Delmar R. Johnson Papers. UA 42.4. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

Del Johnson was director of University Computing Services from 1982-2003. This collection is composed of records collected by Delmar Johnson while he served as director of University Computing Services (1982-2003) and director of Administrative and Research Computing (2003- ) at South Dakota State University.

Historical Note

Delmar R. Johnson was born July 17, 1947 in Mitchell, South Dakota. He received his BS in Mathematics from South Dakota State University in 1969. He received a Master of Education from the same institution in 1991.

Johnson started his career at South Dakota State University in 1969 as a programmer. He taught mathematics and computer programming from 1969-1974. In 1982, he accepted a position as Co-director of the Computing Center. He eventually, became the director of University Computing Services. He continued in this capacity until 2003. He then became the director of Administrative and Research Computing.

Del Johnson retired from the university in 2012.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of records collected by Delmar Johnson while he served as director of University Computing Services (1982-2003) and director of Administrative and Research Computing (2003- ) at South Dakota State University. The bulk of the records are composed of files of the director of University Computing Services. These records consist mainly of correspondence and meeting minutes and records for various committees related to computing services at South Dakota State University. Also included are files related to the network re-build that occurred around 2000.

Key Words

Johnson, Delmar R. -- 1947-

South Dakota State University. University Computing Services.

South Dakota State University. Administrative and Research Computing.

Container List

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Delmar R. Johnson Papers Container List. UA 42.4

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
11Circular A-21 Task Force - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions1979-1981
12Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Committee1974-1980
13Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Committee1975-1980
14Computer Capacity and Configuration Planning Task Force1985
15Computer Labs1997
16Computer Science Advisory Committee1967-1980
17Computer Science Committee1974-1980
18Computer Science Instructional Committee1973-1974
19Computer Services Advisory Committee1971-1979
110Computer services Advisory Committee1978-1981
111Computer User's Advisory Committee1974-1975
112Computer User's Advisory Council (CUAC) - Minutes1982-1986
113Computer User's Advisory Council (CUAC) - Minutes1986-1991
114Computing Directors Task Force1988-1990
115Computing Services Staff Meeting - Minutes1986
116Copy Center Committee1980
61Correspondence - A1973-1991
117Correspondence - B1974-1978
62Correspondence - B1988-1991
118Correspondence - C1973-1987
63Correspondence - C1989-1991
119Correspondence - D1974-1988
64Correspondence - D1989-1991
65Correspondence - E1975-1991
66Correspondence - F1973-1991
67Correspondence - G1974-1991
120Correspondence - Graduate Faculty1973-1990
121Correspondence - H1975-1987
68Correspondence - H1982-1991
69Correspondence - I1975-1990
21Correspondence - IBM1975-1985
22Correspondence - IBM1986-1988
23Correspondence - IBM1989-1991
610Correspondence - J1975-1989
611Correspondence - K1973-1990
612Correspondence - L1975-1990
613Correspondence - M1974-1991
24Correspondence - Miscellaneous1987
25Correspondence - Miscellaneous1988
26Correspondence - Miscellaneous1989
27Correspondence - Miscellaneous1990
28Correspondence - Miscellaneous1991
29Correspondence - Miscellaneous1995
210Correspondence - Miscellaneous1996
211Correspondence - Miscellaneous1996
212Correspondence - Miscellaneous1997
213Correspondence - Miscellaneous1997
214Correspondence - Miscellaneous1998
215Correspondence - Miscellaneous1999
216Correspondence - Miscellaneous1999
217Correspondence - Miscellaneous2000
218Correspondence - Miscellaneous2002-2009
614Correspondence - N1974-1991
615Correspondence - O1977-1990
52Correspondence - Off-campus1984
53Correspondence - Off-campus1985
54Correspondence - Off-campus1986
51Correspondence - Off-campus1976-1983
219Correspondence - P1975-1986
616Correspondence - P1985-1991
31Correspondence - Pierre1982-1985
32Correspondence - Pierre1986
33Correspondence - Pierre1987
34Correspondence - Pierre1988
35Correspondence - Pierre1989
36Correspondence - President Berg1975-1983
37Correspondence - President Hoops1984
617Correspondence - President Wagner1985-1990
618Correspondence - R1975-1991
38Correspondence - S1975-1986
619Correspondence - S1986-1991
55Correspondence - SDSU Campus1983
56Correspondence - SDSU Campus1984
57Correspondence - SDSU Campus1985
58Correspondence - SDSU Campus1986
59Correspondence - SDSU Campus1987
510Correspondence - SDSU Campus1987
511Correspondence - SDSU Campus1988
512Correspondence - SDSU Campus1988
513Correspondence - SDSU Campus1989
514Correspondence - SDSU Campus1989
515Correspondence - SDSU Campus1990
516Correspondence - SDSU Campus1990
39Correspondence - SDSU Campus1991
310Correspondence - SDSU Campus1991
311Correspondence - SDSU Campus1992
312Correspondence - SDSU Campus1992
313Correspondence - SDSU Campus1993
314Correspondence - SDSU Campus1993
315Correspondence - SDSU Campus1993
316Correspondence - SDSU Campus1993
41Correspondence - T1974-1986
620Correspondence - T1986-1991
621Correspondence - U1975-1990
622Correspondence - V1975-1988
42Correspondence - Vice President Bailey, Harold1975-1985
43Correspondence - Vice President Fries, James1985-1986
623Correspondence - Vice President Peterson, Carol J.1987-1991
624Correspondence - Vice President Powers, Richard1986-1991
625Correspondence - W1974-1991
626Correspondence - Y1975-1983
627Correspondence - Z1978-1989
44Faculty Computer Center Questionnaire1990
45Network Infrastructure Re-Build Study - Elert and Associates2000
46Network Rebuild Project Discussions Document - MSI Systems Integrators2000
47Network Rebuild RFP - IBM Bid Response2000
48Network Rebuild RFP Vendor Questions2000
49Proposal to Provide Technology Consulting Services - Elert and Associates2000
410Research Committee1979
411SDSU Infrastructure Discussion with Computing Services and Elert and Associates2000
412Tactical Planning Committee1990
413Terminal Plans and Proposal1982-1983
414University IT Policies2002-2003

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

Arranged and Described by

Crystal J. Gamradt, Archivist, 2016 January 14. Additions made on 2017 October 30.