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Weather Control

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85145849

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Abdnor Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: ABD
Scope and Contents The James Abdnor Collection consists of four accessions of records documenting Abdnor's political career. The Congressional Records accessions are the largest, and contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, sound and video recordings, legislative bill files, campaign research, and other records documenting Abdnor's time in the U.S. House and Senate, and as the Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Huron Field Office Files accession consists of...
Dates: 1903 - 2004

Administration Files, 1971 - 1972

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2015-135:
Scope and Contents This series contains administration files from the Division of Weather Modification. Records include correspondence, contract information and plans regarding cloud seeding, drought conditions and county plans for the South Dakota Weather Control Commission which was active during the 1970s. There are a small number of restricted records regarding employees and employment with the Dept. of Natural Resources Development which have been clearly labeled as restricted. Records have been kept in...
Dates: 1971 - 1972

Climatic Data (Computer Files)

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2013-061-001
Dates: 1931-1975

Flight & Meteorological Logs, 1972 - 1975

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2015-132:
Scope and Contents This series contains logs of meteorological studies and flights from 1972 through 1975. The bulk of the records are Radar and Operation logs but flight logs and weather forecast logs can also be found in this series as well as a small number of equipment logs. See box list for more information and arrangement.
Dates: 1972 - 1975

Meeting Minutes and Manuals, 1971 - 1979

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2015-131:
Scope and Contents This series contains minutes from meetings of the Weather Modification Committee of South Dakota as well as information and copies of manuals created by the committee. Meetings were held between January 1971 and April 1979 and are all accounted for within this series. Records in the first box were all generated in 1975 and include manuals for pilots and information on cloud cover as well as precipitation measurements in South Dakota and surrounding states. The second box contains meeting...
Dates: 1971 - 1979

Natural Resources Development, Dept. of

 Record Group
Identifier: DNRD
Scope and Contents This record group contains records created and maintained by the Dept. of Natural Resources Development. Records include: weather modification records, climatic data, radar film, state water plan files, meeting minutes, flight and meteorological logs.
Dates: 1926 - 1983

Subject Files, 1978 - 1983

 Series — Box 1379
Identifier: ACC 85-078:
Scope and Contents This series contains subject files from the division of weather modification. Some of the records include weekly reports, sample flight logs and permit information for weather modification companies and researchers from South Dakota State University as well as national and state legislation. Cloud seeding technology and hail prevention program information and contracts can also be found in this series. Records are arranged chronologically. For subject files earlier than 1978 see ACC 85-144.
Dates: 1978 - 1983

Subject Files and Rainfall Data, 1926 - 1974

 Series — Box 2069
Identifier: ACC 85-144:
Scope and Contents This series contains rainfall data logs for 1940-1970, lost cost summaries by county logs for 1926-1966 and indexes of hail damage to crops from 1957-1973 as well as data and information on weather monitoring programs occurring during the years 1972 through 1974. Records are arranged by topic and thereunder chronologically. For subject files created after 1974, see ACC 85-078.
Dates: 1926 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1970

Weather Modification Division, 1926 - 1983

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the Dept. of Natural Resources Development. Records include: weather modification records, climatic data, radar film, state water plan files, meeting minutes, flight and meteorological logs.
Dates: 1926 - 1983

Weather Modification Reports, 1958 - 1974

 Series — Box 1416
Identifier: ACC 2015-136:
Scope and Contents This series contains reports from studies and programs carried out by the South Dakota Division of Weather Modification and Weather Control Commission between 1958 and 1974, as well as proposals from private contractors in regards to weather modification and flood control tactics. The majority of reports were created between 1961 and 1974.
Dates: 1958 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1974

Weather Modification Subject Files, 1960 - 1979

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2015-137:
Scope and Contents This series contains materials from the Division of Weather Modification largely focused on cloud seeding activities in South Dakota between 1973 and 1974 as part of the Weather Modification Program. Records include reports on Project Skywater, basic reference materials on cloud seeding and natural resources, precipitation, flight logs and correspondence. See box list for more information and for arrangement.
Dates: 1960 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975