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Gov. George T. Mickelson Collection

 Unprocessed — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: FB 625
Identifier: H2011-054

Content Description

The collection consists of one scrapbook, comprising of newspaper clippings on stories concerning Governor George T. Mickelson. Dated from 1948-1949, the scrapbook also includes a few letters and cards from acquaintances and family members. The scrapbook includes news clippings from the 1948 Republican National Convention and the 1948 National Governors’ Conference. The scrapbook also holds various booklets, postcards, certificates, and other items relating to visits made by Governor Mickelson. Political ribbons, medals, and buttons found in the scrapbook were removed, for preservation purposes, and offered to the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Items include: National Governors’ Conference 1948 (2 ribbons and medals), Republican Party National Convention (medal and button), and one ribbon from the South Dakota Republican Party Convention. Photos taken of the medals and ribbons in the scrapbook are found in the accession file.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1948-1949

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet