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Collection Summary

Identifier

MA 45

Title

South Dakota Social Science Association Records

Creator

South Dakota Social Science Association

Dates

1936-1978

Extent

1.0 linear feet (1 records center box) sound recording

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 . South Dakota Social Sciences Association records. MA 45. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota

Abstract

The South Dakota Social Science Association was an organization of professional sociologists and students from colleges and universities in South Dakota. The collection is composed of correspondence, clippings, programs, treasurer's reports, publications, abstracts and reports, meeting minutes, and meeting planning material, including arrangements for speakers at annual meeting.

Historical Note

The South Dakota Social Science Association was an organization of professional sociologists and students from colleges and universities in South Dakota. The association sponsored an annual meeting, several annual paper competitions, award ceremonies, and an academic journal. The annual meeting was a place where members could meet, exchange ideas, and present new research or papers in the field of Sociology. This organization became defunct in the 1980s.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of correspondence, clippings, programs, treasurer's reports, publications, abstracts and reports, meeting minutes, and meeting planning material, including arrangements for speakers at annual meeting.

Each meeting was held at a different South Dakota college or university. Folders indicate the dates of the annual meeting, the venue where the meeting was held, and may list the topic for the meeting.

Related Resources

The South Dakota Social Science Association journal, South Dakota Social Science Association,
Sioux Falls, S.D. 1971-1981.
Call Number: Periodicals/Lower Level: 305 So86

Key Words

South Dakota Social Science Association

Container List

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South Dakota Social Science Association Records Container List. MA 45

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
11Second Annual Meeting – South Dakota State College1937
12Third Annual Meeting – Yankton College1938
13Fourth Annual Meeting – South Dakota State College1940
14Fifth Annual Meeting: Topic “The South Dakota Farm Problem.” – Augustana College1941
15Correspondence to cancelled 1942 Annual Meeting [6th Annual]1941-1942
16Correspondence [Between 6th and 7th Annual Meetings]1941-1946
17Seventh Annual Meeting: Topic “The Missouri River Development.” – Sioux Falls College1946
18Eight Annual Meeting: Topic “Implications of Population Changes in South Dakota, 1870-1945.” – Dakota Wesleyan1947
19Ninth Annual Meeting: Topic “The South Dakota Indian.” – Northern State Teachers College1948
110Tenth Annual Meeting: Topic “The Government of South Dakota.” – Huron College1949
111Eleventh Annual Meeting: Topic “Missouri River Development.” – Yankton College1950
112Twelfth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) ”Current Developments of the Missouri Valley.” 2) ”The Reorganizing of Our State Government.” 3) ”Education in a Society of Peace and War.” – University of South Dakota1951
113Thirteenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) ”Research in History and Political Science in South Dakota.” 2) “The Place of Social Science Training in South Dakota.” 3) “Industrial and Community Surveys in South Dakota.” – South Dakota State College1952
114Fourteenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Ethnic Groups in South Dakota.” 2) “The Role of TV in Social Action.” 3)”Irrigation and Power Development.” – Augustana College1953
115Fifteenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Stimulating Citizen Participation in Public Problems and Policies.” 2) “Mental Health, Conditions and Problems.” 3) “Reorganizing and Supporting Public Education in South Dakota.” – Northern State Teachers College1954
116Sixteenth Annual Meeting: Topic “The United Nations.” – Sioux Falls College1955
117Seventeenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “South Dakota’s Farm Organizations.” 2) “Natural Resources in South Dakota.” – Yankton College1956
118Eighteenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “South Dakota Before Verendrye.” 2) “Higher Education in South Dakota.” 3) “1957 State Legislation in Retrospect.” – Dakota Wesleyan University1957
119Nineteenth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “The Legislator Looks at Education.” 2) “Human Impacts of the Interstate Highway Program.” 3) “A New Constitutional Convention for South Dakota.” 4) “The Superior Student.” – Black Hills State Teachers College1958
120Twentieth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “ Current Emphases in the Study of Social Sciences.” 2) “Values of the Social Sciences.” 3) “Higher Education and the Social Sciences in South Dakota.” – University of South Dakota1959
121Twenty-First Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “The Training of College Teachers.” 2) “The Private College in Higher Education.” 3) “South Dakota Politics in an Election Year.” – Augustana College1960
122Twenty-Second Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “The Social Sciences in South Dakota – Two Appraisals.” 2) “The Social Sciences in ‘A Future Unlimited’.” 3) “The Social Responsibilities of the Social Scientist.” – Southern State Teachers College1961
123Twenty-Third Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Indian Population in South Dakota.” 2) “Population Changes in South Dakota.” 3) “The Social Scientist as a College Faculty Member.” – South Dakota State College1962
124Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting: Topic “South Dakota in a Changing Society.” – Northern State Teachers College1963
125Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting: Topic “The Impact of Population Changes.” – Sioux Falls College1964
126Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting: Topic “The Social Scientist in High School and College.” – Dakota Wesleyan University1965
127Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting: Topic “Educational TV Area Development.” – Huron College1966
128Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting: Topic “Preserving South Dakota’s War on Poverty.” – General Beadle State College1967
129Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting: Topic “Governmental Reorganization Mining and Ranching in South Dakota.” – Black Hills State College1968
130Thirtieth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Mental Health.” 2) “Higher Education.” 3) “Political Behavior.” – Yankton College1969
131Thirty-First Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Grantsmanship.” 2) “Social Scientists Task in Today’s World.” 3) “The Hutterites.” – Augustana College1970
132Thirty-Second Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Curriculum.” 2) “Contemporary State Trends.” 3) “Education and State Government.” – Northern State College1971
133Thirty-Third Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Governmental Reorganization.” 2) “Teaching and/or Research in the Disciplines.” 3) “Issues and Answers in Correction in SD.” 4) “Economic Trends – Inflation vs. Unemployment.” – University of South Dakota1972
134Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Social Science Education in Elementary and Secondary Schools.” 2) “Developmental Problems in Underdeveloped Countries.” 3) “Report on Human Needs Assessment Survey in 1st Planning District.” 4) “Preparing Social Sc1973
135Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Human Services in South Dakota.” 2) “What’s New in Higher Education.”1974
136Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Land Use and Planning.” 2) “Social Concerns and State Government.” – Black Hills State College1975
137Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Grants and Developments in South Dakota.” 2) “ Criminal Justice in S.D.” – Sioux Falls College1976
138Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting: Topics 1) “Social Science in the Seventies.” 2) “Political Party Strength.” – Huron College1977
139Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting: Topic “Social Sciences and Indian Concerns.” – Northern State College1978
140Miscellaneous Abstracts/Reports1964, 1975, undated
141Social Science Conference Program [21st Annual], The South Dakota Academy of Science1936
142Treasury Reports1940-1965

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

Arranged by Traci Geller, October 7, 2008.

Described by Crystal J. Gamradt, C.A., Staff Archivist, October 8, 2008.