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School and Insanity Records (RESTRICTED), 1878 - 1986

Identifier: ACC 2006-038:

Scope and Contents

This series contains records kept by the Superintendent of Schools, information on the High School Activities Association, teachers’ registers and certification records, a text book ledger, and records from Owanka High School. This series also contains the official record of individuals sent to the Yankton State Hospital for the Insane from 1923 through 1970.


  • 1878 - 1986


All insanity records and records of mental illness (volumes 7397-7398, 6297-6929) are restricted from public access as they are considered to be treatment records (see SDCL 1-27-1.5).


4.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Physical Location

These records are located in V 6927-6934, 6940-6944, 7395-7398, and FB 257-259.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
605-773-6041 (Fax)