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Canton Indian Asylum - Silk Report and Related Correspondence

 Digital Record
Identifier: h83-001-gov-001


  • 1929-1933

Location of Originals

All the materials in this accession are copies of original documents held by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Scope and Contents

This series contains a copy of the 1929 Silk Report on conditions at the Canton Indian Asylum, as well as related correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, and newspaper clippings. Most of the related materials deal with the repercussions of the report, including the eventual transfer of all patients to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

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