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Daniels Family Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2007-066

Content Description

The collection consists of three scrapbooks and various materials relating to the Daniels family of Rapid City and Mitchell. The Daniels family members included Herbert Scott Daniels and his wife Ella M. (Vickers) along with two sons Herbert, Jr. and Donald. Herbert went to high school in Mitchell, SD and he and his wife later moved to Rapid City in 1910. Mr. Daniels was part owner in the Davis & Daniels Lumber Yard and later owner of the H. S. Daniels Lumber Yard in Rapid City. He is also known as the designer of several “Daniels Built Homes” in Rapid City. Most of the images in the scrapbook are of family members. Included are images of Mitchell and Rapid City.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Event: 1910s-1990s


0.25 Cubic Feet


Box 8585 Folder I: September 1998 letter to Daniels family members including various photocopied images and news clippings. Included are miscellaneous letters and a biographical write up in the 1985 edition of “A History of Pennington County, SD.” Folder II: Photographs (exterior and interior) and information on Daniels house on 919 Fulton Street. Folder III: Booklet titled, “The Genealogy of the Daniels’ Family,” 1978. Scrapbook I – “Photo Album 1-DHD” Scrapbook II – “Visual Data, 1910-” FB 540 One oversize scrapbook page with images of children Scrapbook III – “H S D – 1”