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Cultural Preservation, Office of (Office of History), 1867 - 2002


Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

This record group contains records created and maintained by the South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs and includes meeting minutes, photographs, publications, correspondence, audio recordings of speeches and presentations, videotape recordings, grant files, school building specifications, budgets and other financial reports, architectural drawings of historic buildings, administrative subject files, posters, and annual reports.


  • 1867 - 2002

Administrative History

The Office of Cultural Preservation (later the Office of History) of the Department of Education and Cultural Affairs was responsible for coordinating South Dakota's archaeological research, museums, historical preservation, and historical resources in a program designed to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the state by working closely with the South Dakota State Historical Society and other local, state, and federal agencies.


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Related Materials

For additional records see the following record groups: Department of Tourism (TOUR); Department of Tourism and State Development (TSD); and Department of History (HIST)

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Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

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