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Dakota State Hospital for the Insane (Yankton, S.D.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Court Records, 1879 - 1975

Identifier: ACC 83-215:
Scope and Contents This series contains records from the Deuel County Circuit Court, including insane commitments, coroner’s inquests, deeds, notary certificates, thresher bonds, vital statistics reports, judgment dockets, alfalfa records, mother’s pension records, liens, fee records, and affidavits of publication.
Dates: 1879 - 1975

Insanity Records (RESTRICTED), 1883 - 1921

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 2001-026:
Scope and Contents These volumes contain the Insane Records of the Clay County Court, 1883-1921. Information includes name of patient, date of court order, and date of entry into the Hospital of the Insane (early years) or the South Dakota State Hospital for the Insane (later years). The second volume also includes reasons of insanity.
Dates: 1883 - 1921

Juvenile and Insanity Case Records, 1895 - 1934

 Series — Box 820
Identifier: ACC 76-033:
Scope and Contents This series contains records regarding the hearings of juvenile delinquent cases at the Roberts County Courthouse, cases 1-174. The records for juvenile insanity and feeblemindedness cases in Roberts County are also found within this series and consist of court hearing records from 1895-1932.
Dates: 1895 - 1934

Legislative Joint Committee Records - Investigation of Financial Irregularities at State Institutions, 1901

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC H75-375-GOV
Scope and Contents This series contains six ledgers of records created by a joint legislative committee organized in February 1901 to investigate Governor Andrew E. Lee's charges "against the former management of the Hospital for the Insane in Yankton, the Penitentiary at Sioux Falls, and the Reform School at Plankinton." The governor's annual message to the legislature had alleged "theft, embezzlement, and robbery, etc." on the heads of those institutions. The committee gathered documents and heard testimony...
Dates: 1901

Mother's Pensions, Coroner's Inquests, and Insanity Records, 1881 - 1968

Identifier: ACC 84-058:
Scope and Contents This series contains records for mother's pension hearings from 1920-1940; coroner's inquests and death forms from 1885-1968; and records from hearings to determine insanity or feeblemindedness from 1881-1960. Coroner's inquests contain a finalized coroner’s report, interviews conducted and some folders contain photographs, some of which are graphic. Insanity records include testimony from neighbors and relatives, medical evaluations, correspondence, warrants, and final determinations.
Dates: 1881 - 1968

Probate Records (RESTRICTED), 1881 - 1941

Identifier: ACC 2017-040
Scope and Contents These files contain the records created after an individual’s death relating to the distribution of the estate to heirs and/or creditors and guardianship of dependents.
Dates: 1881 - 1941

Record Books, 1879 - 1974

Identifier: ACC 2006-020:
Scope and Contents This series contains coroner's reports, mother's pension records, insanity records, bond records, and notary commission records for Grant County.
Dates: 1879 - 1974

Records, 1865 - 1990

Identifier: ACC 2003-068:
Scope and Contents This series consists of records created by or filed with the Clay County Auditor’s office. Records include mothers’ pensions, delinquent road taxes, military lists, election results, annual statements of the poor farm, statements of treasurers’ bond, school boundaries, and tax sales.
Dates: 1865 - 1990

Records and Maps, 1882 - 2000, bulk: 1882 - 1970

Identifier: ACC 2011-034:
Scope and Contents This series contains records and maps from the Douglas County Auditor and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, tax records, mental health case files, county official appointment records, state aid reports, Census maps, and school records. Douglas County Refunding, 1943 Permanent School Funding Bonds and Meeting Minutes, 1941 Petition for Food Stamps, 1940 ...
Dates: 1882 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1970

School and Insanity Records (RESTRICTED), 1878 - 1986

Identifier: ACC 2006-038:
Scope and Contents This series contains records kept by the Superintendent of Schools, information on the High School Activities Association, teachers’ registers and certification records, a text book ledger, and records from Owanka High School. This series also contains the official record of individuals sent to the Yankton State Hospital for the Insane from 1923 through 1970.
Dates: 1878 - 1986

Yankton State Hospital for the Insane, 1891 - 1931

Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the Board of Charities and Corrections and the institutions it governed. Records include: correspondence, reports, parole lists, commitment and incarceration records, meeting minutes, architectural drawings, financial records, employee training audio tapes, and construction project manuals.
Dates: 1891 - 1931