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Collection Summary

Identifier

MA 72

Title

South Dakota State Poetry Society Records

Creator

South Dakota State Poetry Society

Dates

1926-2015

Extent

2.0 linear feet (2 records center boxes) photographs, electronic records

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 State Poetry Society Records. MA 72. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

The South Dakota State Poetry Society was formally organized on October 5, 1927. The collection is composed primarily of board meeting information; publications by the organization including Pasque Petals; publications by South Dakota poets; and the 2015 Poet Laureate recommendation to the Governor.

Historical Note

The South Dakota State Poetry Society was founded by Dr. James C. Lindberg of Northern State College and formally organized in Huron on October 5, 1927 in the Marvin Hughitt Hotel. The first officers of the organization were: Dr. Lindberg, President; Gertrude B. Gunderson of Mitchell, Vice President; and Ethelyn Miller Hartwich of Huron, Secretary. The stated purpose of the society is to encourage and foster the writing and publication of poetry by South Dakota writers. The organization was registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the South Dakota Secretary of State on September 22, 1970.

Dr. Lindberg developed the first South Dakota Poetry magazine, Pasque Petals, which was made the official publication of the poetry society at its organizing meeting. Publication began in May of 1926 and continues today. It is the oldest poetry journal in continuous publication in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies.

South Dakota State Poetry Society is directed by a board made up of nine South Dakota poets who select an editor for Pasque Petals, oversee the annual national competition of poetry, and recommend the South Dakota Poet Laureate to the Governor. The current Poet Laureate is Lee Ann Roripaugh of Vermillion. The Poet Laureate post was a lifetime appointment until a recent change in state law that sets a four-year term. Past Poet Laureates are: Badger Clark, 1928-1957; Adeline Jenny, 1958-1973; Mabel Frederick, 1973; Audrae Visser, 1974-2001; and David Allan Evans, 2002-2014.

Contents Note

The materials in this collection were gathered by various officers and members of SDSPS. The collection consists of historical information, board meeting notes and minutes, correspondence, publications by the organization, publications by South Dakota poets, and the 2015 Poet Laureate recommendation to the Governor.

Key Words

American poetry--20th century

Clark, Badger, 1883-1957

Evans, David Allan

Frederick, Mabel

Jenney, Adeline M.

Lindberg, James Christian, 1876-1937

Middle West -- Poetry

Roripaugh, Lee Ann

South Dakota State Poetry Society, Inc.

South Dakota -- Literature

South Dakota -- Poetry

Visser, Audrae Eugenie, 1919-2001

West (U.S.) – Poetry

Container List

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South Dakota State Poetry Society Records Container List. MA 72

Box Folder Description Date(s)
1 1 Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws 1930-1950
1 2 Board Meetings, etc. 1951-1980
1 3 Board Meetings, etc. 1981-1988
1 4 Board Meetings, etc. 2006-2014
1 5 Board Meetings: Minutes and correspondence, Deb Gangloff 1988-1989
1 6 Centennial Poets: Centennial Sentinel 2013
1 7 Flyers undated
1 8 Newsletter 2001-2010
1 9 Pictures 1991-1994
1 10 Poetry Writing Tips: Audrae Visser and Susan Chambers undated
1 11 Publications by Others: National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc. Manningham Trust Poetry Awards 2000-2013
1 12 Publications by Others: Strabane and District Creative Writers The Scribblers Hiring Fair Edition, An Anthology 1997
1 22 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Bakkum, Maria Veronica, Love's Subtle Signature 1993
1 23 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Bakkum, Maria Veronica, Perhaps Love' 1997
1 24 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Bakkum, Maria Veronica, Pinnacle 1998
1 25 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Bakkum, Maria Veronica, Portraits In Sun and Shadow 1995
1 26 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Bakkum, Maria Veronica, Then Life Was Camelot undated
1 27 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Christensen, Esther Benson, Affairs of the Heart, Volume II 1982
1 28 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Dakota Poetry Group, Pioneer Spirit, @Official Magazine 2000-2005
1 29 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Dempsey, Dorothy, Pictures In My Mind 1982
1 30 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Dimit, Emma Holsinger, Crazy Patch Poems 2000
1 31 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Eikamp, Helen, Along the Way undated
1 32 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Eikamp, Helen, Fact 'N Fancy, winner of Tesseract Publication 1990 contest 1991
1 33 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Fuhrman, Margaret Slack, Pickles, Preserves and Prairie Nights undated
1 34 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Goings, Mary Seach, Fragments undated
1 35 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Goings, Mary Seach, Stones For Bread 1997
1 36 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Haug, Marjorie, Poems and Sketches undated
1 37 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Lamb, Jane Hoyt, Aerie 1981
1 38 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Lamb, Jane Hoyt, Poems Written as a Teenager 2000
1 39 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Lamb, Jane Hoyt, Remembrance, Framed, winner of the 1992 South Dakota State Poetry Society Chapbook Contest, judged by Meredith Cook 1999
1 40 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Lewis, Elizabeth Burton, Laughter and Tears 1998
1 41 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Logan, Marianne McNeil and Stewart, Vivian Ramsey, Singing Songs of Friendship A Collection of New Sonnets Vivianne Pattern 2003
1 42 Publications by South Dakota Poets: McNeil, Marianne McFarland, Echoes From the Black Hills 1984
1 43 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Morgan, Walt, Down Under 1982
1 44 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Peck, Dorothy C. Early Poems, compiled by Robert K. Johnston 2006
1 45 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Popowski, Harriet Seymour, Eighty Times Around the Sun 1986
1 46 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Smith, Alice Davis, Medley of Life undated
1 47 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Stevens, Barbara, Crooked Paths 1987
1 48 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Swann, Carlee, Hadley Poems 1982
1 49 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Swann, Carlee, Patches of Earth 1980
1 50 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Swann, Carlee, Wanna go to Sally's? 1977
1 51 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Visser, Audrae, Grass Roots Poetry 1991
2 1 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Visser, Audrae, Poems for Brother Donald 1974
2 2 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Visser, Audrae, South Dakota 1980
2 3 Publications by South Dakota Poets: Weinreis, Sister Anna Marie, Vintage Wein 1997
1 15 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Four Quarters to a Section, An Anthology of South Dakota Poets, Judged by Elinor Nauen 2012
1 16 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Four Quarters to a Section, An Anthology of South Dakota Poets, Judged by Gary Dop 2013
1 13 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Four Quarters to a Section, An Anthology of South Dakota Poets, Judged by Larry Woiwode 2010
1 14 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Four Quarters to a Section, An Anthology of South Dakota Poets, Judged by Rose Klix 2011
2 5 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 01-02 1926-1928
2 6 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 03, Number 11, March 1929 1929
2 7 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 04, Number 09, January 1930 1930
2 8 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 02, June 1930 1930
2 9 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 03, July 1930 1930
2 10 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 04, August 1930 1930
2 11 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 05, September 1930 1930
2 12 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 06, October 1930 1930
2 13 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 07, November 1930 1930
2 14 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 08, December 1930 1930
2 15 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 09, January 1931 1931
2 16 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 10, February 1931 1931
2 17 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 11, March 1931 1931
2 18 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 05, Number 12, April 1931 1931
2 19 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 06, Number 01, May 1931 1931
2 20 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 06, Number 04, August 1931 1931
2 21 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 06, Number 06, October 1931 1931
2 22 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 07, Number 01, May 1932 1932
2 23 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 07, Number 11, March 1933 1933
2 24 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 07, Number 12, April 1933 1933
2 25 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 02, June 1933 1933
2 26 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 05, September 1933 1933
2 27 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 07, November 1933 1933
2 28 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 08, December 1933 1933
2 29 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 09, January 1934 1934
2 30 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 10, February 1934 1934
2 31 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 11, March 1934 1934
2 32 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 08, Number 12, April 1934 1934
2 33 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 02, June 1934 1934
2 34 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 03, July 1934 1934
2 76 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 06 October 1934 1934
2 77 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 07 November 1934 1934
2 78 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 09 January 1935 1935
2 79 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 10 February 1935 1935
2 80 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 11 March 1935 1935
2 81 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 09, Number 12 April 1935 1935
2 82 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 01 May 1935 1935
2 83 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 02 June 1935 1935
2 84 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 03 July 1935 1935
2 85 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 04 August 1935 1935
2 86 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 05 September 1935 1935
2 87 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 06 October 1935 1935
2 88 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 07 November 1935 1935
2 89 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 10, Number 08 December 1935 1935
2 35 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 15, Number 11, March 1961 1961
2 36 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 29, Number 09, January 1955 1955
2 37 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 30, Number 09, January 1956 1956
2 38 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 64, Number 07, February 1990 1990
2 39 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 65, Number 07, February 1991 1991
2 40 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 69, Number 07, February 1995 1995
2 41 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 70, Number 02, July 1995 1995
2 42 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 72, Number 01, July/August 1997 1997
2 43 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 74, Number 03, October 1999 1999
2 44 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 74, Number 04, January 2000 2000
2 45 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 74, Number 05, March 2000 2000
2 46 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 74, Number 06, April 2000 2000
2 47 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 01, July 2000 2000
2 48 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 02, Autumn 2000 2000
2 49 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 03, Winter 2000 2000
2 50 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 04, January 2001 2001
2 51 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 05, Spring 2001 2001
2 52 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 75, Number 06, April 2001 2001
2 53 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 76, Number 01, August (Summer) 2001 2001
2 54 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 76, Number 02, Autumn 2001 2001
2 55 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 77, Number 03, Winter 2002-2003 2002-2003
2 56 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 77, Number 04, Spring 2003 2003
2 57 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 78, Number 01, Summer 2003 2003
2 58 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 79, Number 02, Autumn 2004 2004
2 59 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 80, Number 01, Summer 2005 2005
2 60 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 81 Index 2006-2007 2006-2007
2 61 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 82, Number 02, Autumn 2007 2007
2 62 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 82, Number 04, Spring 2008 2008
2 67 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 83 - Index 2008-2009 2008-2009
2 63 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 83, Number 01, Summer 2008 2008
2 64 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 83, Number 02, Autumn 2008 2008
2 65 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 83, Number 03, Winter 2008-2009 2008-2009
2 66 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 83, Number 04, Spring 2009 2009
2 68 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 84, Number 02, Spring 2010 2010
2 69 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 85, Number 01, Autumn 2010 2010
2 70 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 85, Number 02, Spring 2011 2011
2 71 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 86, Number 01, Fall 2011 2011
2 72 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 86, Number 02, Spring 2012 2012
2 73 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 87, Number 01, Fall 2012 2012
2 74 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 88, Number 01, Spring 2013 2013
2 75 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Pasque Petals - Volume 88, Number 02, Fall 2013 2013
1 17 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Prairie Poets II, An Anthology of Verse Gathered by Pasque Petals 1926-1958 and The South Dakota State Poetry Society 1927-1958, edited by Adeline M. Jenney 1958
1 18 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Prairie Poets III, An Anthology of Verse Gathered by Pasque Petals 1926-1966 and The South Dakota State Poetry Society 1927-1966, edited by Adeline M. Jenney 1966
1 19 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Sixty-Year Comprehensive Index of Pasque Petals 1926-1986, edited by Janet Leih 1987
1 20 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: South Dakota Authors Catalog, edited by Janet Leih 1982
1 21 Publications by South Dakota State Poetry Society: Voices of South Dakota III, An Anthology of Poetry, edited by Barbara Stevens 1989
2 90 South Dakota poet Laureate Nomination: 2015, Roripaugh, Lee Ann 2015

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

Ruby R. Wilson, October 30, 2014.