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Historic Preservation Office (Historical Preservation Center), 1867 - 2002

 Sub-Fonds

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.

Dates

  • 1867 - 2002

Administrative History

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) was created in to comply with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (Public Law 89-665) and currently manages the National Register of Historic Places program of the National Park Service in South Dakota. The program surveys, inventories, and registers historical properties; monitors state, federal, and local government activities which affect cultural and historic resources; provides advice on preservation methods; promotes public education on historical properties; and supports municipal and county historic preservation commissions to advance the state's economic, social, and educational objectives.

Extent

12.4 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

Contact:
900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
605-773-3804
605-773-6041 (Fax)