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South Dakota -- Lawrence County

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Applications to Purchase Liquor and Druggists’ Reports of Intoxicating Liquor on Hand, 1890 - 1893, bulk: 1890 - 1892

Identifier: ACC 86-026:
Scope and Contents

This series contains applicant affidavits to purchase liquor for medicinal purposes and druggists’ reports of intoxicating liquor on hand filed with the Lawrence County Clerk of Courts between 1890 and 1893. Applications record the date of purchase, the type and quantity of liquor, the stated medical condition for which the liquor was purchased, the applicant’s name, and the name of the pharmacist.

Dates: 1890 - 1893; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1892

Audit Reports, 1987 - 1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 90-016:
Scope and Contents

This series consists of audit reports for state agencies, counties, municipalities, and school districts. Audit reports contain financial statements concerning receipts and expenditures; commentary on recordkeeping practices; and suggestions for improving those procedures.

Dates: 1987 - 1989

Board of County Commissioners Meeting Minutes and Burial Records on Microfilm, 1877 - 1878

 Series — Reel MF 7081-7082; 7085
Identifier: ACC 2016-116:
Scope and Contents

This series contains three microfilm rolls containing burial records collected by the Deadwood Cemetery Association dating from the year 1878 as well as Lawrence County Board of County Commissioners meeting minutes dating from the year 1877. Information contained in the burial records include management and programs of the Deadwood Cemetery Association as well as the deceased person’s name, date of death, age, cause of death, residence, and the location of the grave.

Dates: 1877 - 1878

County Histories of South Dakota

 Unprocessed Material — Box 03582 C
Identifier: H2007-032
Dates: ca. 1950s

County Records, 1882 - 1939

 Series — Reel MF 7058-7059
Identifier: ACC 2016-107:
Scope and Contents This series contains two microfilm rolls of various Lawrence County records including inventory and appraisement as well as burial records. The first roll contains inventory and appraisement records from Book A Probate to Book C Probate page 256 dated from 1882 to 1910. The second roll contains a partial list of burial records from Issac W. Blake thru Chas Zoelner alphabetically that were compiled as part of a Work Administration Project in 1940. Dates of death range from 1886 to 1939. Some...
Dates: 1882 - 1939

Druggists’ Applications, Bonds, and Permits, 1890 - 1892

Identifier: ACC 86-024:
Scope and Contents This series contains druggists’ permit applications, petitions, permits, affidavits for published application notices, and bonds for persons issued druggists’ permits to sell intoxicating liquors in Lawrence County between 1890 and 1892. Druggists’ permits include the date the permit was issued, the name and town of the individual(s) to whom it was issued, and the location of the business.This series contains druggists’ permit applications, petitions, permits, affidavits for...
Dates: 1890 - 1892

Emma McManus, Teaching Certificates

 Unprocessed Material — Box 03719 B
Identifier: H2009-007
Dates: 1896

Guardianship File (RESTRICTED), 1953 - 1953

 Series — Box 4468 B
Identifier: ACC 2016-065:
Scope and Contents

This series contains a Carstensen guardianship file including correspondence, court documents, and notes dated from 1953.

Dates: 1953 - 1953

Land Acquisition Files (RESTRICTED), 1931 - 1987

Identifier: ACC 91-018:
Scope and Contents This series contains Land Acquisition Files, created by the Department of Game, Fish, & Parks, for parcels of land that were purchased or exchanged by the department from 1931 to 1987 in South Dakota. A typical land acquisition file includes the name of the county, the name of the area and person or corporate bodies selling the land, a warranty deed, vouchers, correspondence, receipts for abstract of title, Attorney General Opinions, and an agreement for purchase of lands. Some files...
Dates: 1931 - 1987

Lawrence County

 Record Group
Identifier: LA
Scope and Contents This record group contains records created and maintained by county government agencies and officials in Lawrence County, South Dakota and includes civil, probate, and circuit court records; Clerk of Court's correspondence; naturalization papers; Coroner's inquests; druggists' liquor applications and reports; miners' and mechanics' liens; marriage licenses and certificates; notary commission certificates; Mothers' Pension records; Board of Commissioners resolutions, petitions, and reports;...
Dates: 1874 - 1970

Lawrence County Civil Case files regarding townsites, 1879 - 1890, bulk: 1880 - 1889

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 85-017
Scope and Contents

This series contains civil case records for actions filed regarding town sites. Included are summons, judgements, complaints, satisfaction of judgement and affidavit of failure to answer and statement of judgement.

Dates: 1879 - 1890; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1889

Lawrence County School Census Reports, 1887 - 1971

Identifier: ACC 79-110:
Scope and Contents

This series contains the school census reports for the districts of Lawrence County. As these are the reports sent to the Department of School and Public land many contain only the student’s name, age and parent’s name but later reports may contain information on student mental and physical disabilities and numerous reports contain home addresses of the students. Census reports are arranged numerically by school district number. See box list for more information.

Dates: 1887 - 1971

Probate Case Files, 1877 - 1928

 Series — Box 5114-5180
Identifier: ACC 96-273:
Scope and Contents

These records contain the details finalizing the matters of estates in Lawrence County from 1877-1928. The index for the records is available on the archives server.

Dates: 1877 - 1928

Right of Way Acquisition Records, 1965 - 1976

Identifier: ACC 83-041:
Scope and Contents Contains records documenting the acquisition of right of way property by the Department of Transportation (previously the Department of Highways) for highway construction purposes between 1965 and 1976. All of the records pertain to properties in Lawrence County acquired for Federal Aid Project No. I 90-1 (14) 19. Records include property photographs and plans, correspondence with state and federal government agencies, project descriptions, cost estimates, agents’ records of calls,...
Dates: 1965 - 1976

Site Reports, 2003 - 2004

 Series — Box 01378
Identifier: ACC 2010-069:
Scope and Contents This series contains the following site reports: 1. “National Register of Historic Places Determination of Eligibility of the Vale Camp, Belle Fourche Irrigation Project, Butte County, South Dakota” 2. “A Level I and Level III Investigation for Lawrence Electronic Site, Lawrence County in the Black Hills of South Dakota”This series contains the following site reports: “National Register...
Dates: 2003 - 2004

Star Well Rig—Photographs, Lawrence County, ca. 1950s

 Unprocessed Material — Box 06490 B
Identifier: H2016-011
Dates: ca. 1950s

Western South Dakota Forest Inventory Records, 1966 - 1977

Identifier: ACC 91-006:
Scope and Contents Contains bound computer data printouts and project files created during the course of forest inventories conducted by the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks between 1969 and 1977. Between 1971 and 1974, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, the department undertook a forest inventory of non-U.S. Forest Service land in Western South Dakota (included lands west of the 103rd meridian). The purpose of the inventory was to obtain statistics such as the area, location, and productive...
Dates: 1966 - 1977