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De Knudson Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2017-087

Content Description

The collection consists of materials relating to the South Dakota Chess Association. The collection mainly consists of bulletins published by the South Dakota Chess Association from 1980 to 1995. Also included is correspondence and programs for various chess related tournaments in South Dakota including the South Dakota Governor’s Cup Chess Tournaments. The collection includes five DVDs featuring various video segments on chess playing in South Dakota. A point of emphasis in the DVDs is on tourism in South Dakota and the various events and activities that bring people to South Dakota titled “Great Events” from 1996, 1997 and 1998. Chess tournaments are one of the highlighted activities. Also included are interviews by Lincoln High School (Sioux Falls, S.D.) students with various chess masters. The DVDs were added to box 9134C and run through the State Archives digital preservation program. The collection is an accretion to H2008-102.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • ca. 1980s-2000s
  • Majority of material found within 1980-1995

Extent

0.75 Cubic Feet

4060 Megabytes

5 dvds