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Higher Education Facilities Act and Higher Education Act Certification Files, 1965 - 1974

Identifier: ACC 84-150:

Scope and Contents

Contains files created by the South Dakota Commission on Higher Education Facilities pertaining to the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Facilities Act for the years 1965-1974. The Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963 (Title I, Public Law 88-204) provides assistance through federal grants to "public and other nonprofit institutions of higher education in financing the construction, rehabilitation, or improvement of needed academic and related facilities in undergraduate and graduate institutions." The Higher Education Act of 1965 (Title VI, Public Law 89-329) is the federal law that governs the administration of federal student aid programs. It was intended "to strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education.”

Records include memoranda and correspondence, grant applications from state colleges and universities, building plans, institutional expenditure certifications, and material from conferences and workshops on the two federal acts.


  • 1965 - 1974


1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English


HEFA project files are arranged alphabetically by institution name and appear first in the series; general files appear next and are arranged alphabetically by file name; and conference and workshop files appear last and are arranged chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
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