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William Krause Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2017-066

Content Description

The collection consists of two .pdf files (490 MB) titled, “Beyond Dakota” and “Coming of Age on the Northern Plains.” The “Coming of Age” was also provided in a comb bound booklet. The stories consist of Mr. Krause’s experiences growing up in South Dakota. “Coming of Age” records his time growing up in Montana and Pickstown (S.D.) through his graduation from Pickstown High School in 1960. “Beyond Dakota” includes college experiences at Augustana College in Sioux Falls form the early 1960s. Also included in the manuscript are his graduate work, faculty appointments and family. The “Coming of Age” booklet was placed in box 6652B. Two DVDs with the digital manuscripts were placed in box 3749F. All the digital files were run through the State Archives digital preservation program.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 2016
  • Event: ca. 1950s-1960s



490 Megabytes

0.1 Cubic Feet

2 dvds