Jones came to South Dakota and homesteaded in Hughes County in 1905. While her daughter was proving her claim, she taught school in Wisconsin and South Dakota. The collection is composed of a photocopy of transcriptions of dairies kept by Susan A. Jones while she resided in Massachusetts and Wisconsin.
Edwin C. Graber is from Freeman, Hutchinson County, South Dakota. The collection is composed of chapbooks of his poetry.
Richards was an admirer of Dr. Hansen and often stopped to visit him in his office. After Dr. Hansen's death in 1950, David asked for and received, permission to keep a few souvenirs and then dug through the trash filling several boxes with papers of historical value.
Ward Bradley Bates was a second lieutenant of field artillery in the army during World War I, serving from 1915 to 1917. The collection consists of Lt. Bates’ World War I scrapbook, which includes his orders transferring him from camp to camp as well as numerous photographs and maps depicting his travels and time in theatre.
Verl Thomson was a South Dakota broadcaster who worked for the first broadcast radio station in Sioux Falls in 1924 and later went on to be an announcer and program director for KSOO, KELO, and an announcer for NBC in Chicago. The collection contains a copy of Virginia Thomson’s theses about Verl Thomson and memorials and tributes to Thomson.
Blanche Avery Johnston was a member of the South Dakota State College class of 1916. The collection contains materials Johnston collected during her time at South Dakota State College, including 103 photographs and a booklet about campus life.
Collection consists of historical documents relating to the Hawley-Lothrop Families and William Walters.
Bert Popowski is noted as an outdoor writer. He wrote books concerning various aspects of outdoor sports such as hunting and fishing. His writings emphasized the important of habitat management. This collection is composed of articles, manuscripts, and materials related to Popowski's career as author and hunter.
George C. Biggar, a South Dakota State University alumni (1921-22), was a program director and created programs for radio stations in Chicago, IL (WLS) and Cincinnati, OH (WLW). He helped to plan the Barn Dance and the Dinnerbell Program. This is a collection of papers relates to Biggar's career in radio. Included are radio scripts, interviews, photographs and other material collected throughout his career. Material from a trip to Great Britain in 1943-1944 makes up a large portion of the collection and includes material related to agriculture during wartime.
Notebook of Clark S. Thomas documenting his personal expenses while attending South Dakota State College.
Henry and Inez Johnson lived and farmed on the farm of Henry' parents until they retired and moved into the town of Baltic in 1987. The collection is composed of 71 journals kept by Henry and Inez Johnson that document rural life near Baltic, S.D.
Carol Hepper is a New York based and nationally recognized artist, she is widely known for her use of non-traditional materials to produce sinuous sculpture and drawings. This collection is composed mainly of gallery invitations, exhibition catalogs, reviews and some press material related to the career of Carol Hepper.
Kathleen Norris is a best-selling poet and essayist. She became known for her writings about Christian spirituality, especially after she became a Benedictine oblate and spent two extended periods at Saint John's Abbey in Minnesota. The collection is composed of manuscripts, correspondence, galley proofs, research, books and publications related to her published works of fiction and nonfiction.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn is an editor, essayist, poet, novelist, and academic, and member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. She has been a voice within the discipline of Native American Studies, Native Studies, Indigenous Studies, Native American politics, particularly in regards to tribal sovereignty. Biographical material, poetry, book reviews; material related to her teaching career, research projects & other activities; material related to the Wicazo Sa Review: a Journal of Native Studies; material related to Native American issues & topics.
Rhea Beryl DeHaven Stewart was a teacher and a farm homemaker. She served on the South Dakota Board of Education from 1947 to 1959 and was a contributor of poetry and prose to many publications. This is a collection of manuscripts and published works of Beryl Stewart as well as material she collected and scrapbooks she created throughout her career.