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Big Bend Area Development--Lyman County

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2008-045

Content Description

The collection consists of papers, photos, and maps relating to the Big Bend area in Lyman County. Most of the materials date to the 1930s and 40s and involve promotion of the Big Bend area as a location for a dam, irrigation, and hydroelectric power. Also included are news clippings concerning the Big Bend area that were photocopied onto acid free paper. There are two photos in the collection, one is an aerial view the other is a birds eye view showing most of the Big Bend area. The collection also includes four maps including: a map of South Dakota ca. 1920, Lyman County, a blueprint of the elevation of the area, and an 1894 Missouri River Commission map of the Big Bend region along the Missouri River. Additional donated materials were added to the Vertical File collection under various resources.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1930s-1940s


0.1 Cubic Feet