Archive for July, 2021

Map of the Ceded Part of Dakota Territory: Showing Also Portions of Minnesota, Iowa & Nebraska, Smith, B. M., et al, 1861. Archives and Special Collection has this map in the Chilson Collection with the call number 4130 S64 1861.

The inset map in the upper left corner shows the entire Dakota Territory and its boundaries.

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First floor of East Hall ca. 1912

Franklin B. Gault was USD President 1906 – 1913. Archives and Special Collections received volume 3 of three ledgers of material associated with his term as president. Much of the ledger is hard-to-read handwritten text or typewritten papers glued to the pages of the ledger. This ledger contains interviews, correspondence, rulings, material on the general administration of the university, and programs from sporting, musical, and academic events. It does contain some student information which may violate FERPA.

Ledger 3 was found in Tacoma, Washington. Locations of volume 1 and volume 2 are unknown.

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