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Alonzo and Robertine (Dimock) McCallister Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2018-021

Content Description

The collection consists of a scrapbook and two images relating to the Alonzo and Robertine (Dimock) McCallister family of Madison (S.D.). The one-hundred-page scrapbook dates from roughly the 1870s to 1900s and mainly consists of newspaper clippings. Topics include family history/mentioning/ obituaries, Madison (S.D.) events and activities as well as general histories and topics of interest. One topic of interest includes a visit to Madison by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. Images include a photograph of Alonzo McCallister (taken by Sioux Falls photographers Hoaglund & Andersen) and a hand painted, oval portrait photograph of Robertine McCallister. Also included is a page from an autograph book of a note written by Robertine to her sister Blanche. The collection is an accretion to other McCallister Family items in the State Archives collections including H90-065 and H90-072.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1870s-1900s



0.25 Cubic Feet