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Construction Projects

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial Photos - Kneip Building Construction, 1973-11-26

 Series — Box 05557 A
Identifier: ACC 2006-010
Scope and Contents

This series contains thirteen 9" x 9" black and white aerial photos of the construction area in Pierre, where the Kneip Building in now located. These photos were taken by the State Engineer’s Office on November 26, 1973.

Dates: 1973-11-26

Bridge Construction and Other Photographs, 1960 - 1988

Identifier: ACC 96-183:
Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs, negatives, and slides taken by the Department of Transportation's Highway Engineering Office from 1960 to 1988. Images document bridge and other construction projects in South Dakota.

Dates: 1960 - 1988

Construction Files, 1970 - 1974

Identifier: ACC 78-031:
Scope and Contents Consists of files maintained by the South Dakota State Library Commission between 1970 and 1974 concerning the construction of public libraries in Chamberlain, Mitchell, Spearfish, and Yankton. Federal funding for the construction projects was provided under Title II of the Library Services and Construction Act (P.L. 88-269). Records include memoranda and correspondence, federal grant applications and approval notifications, audit reports, agreements and contracts, contract change orders,...
Dates: 1970 - 1974

Construction Project Manuals, 1974 - 1978

 Series — Box 7644 B: Series ACC 2003-025:
Identifier: ACC 2003-025:
Scope and Contents

This series includes two project manuals containing specifications for general work, mechanical work, and electrical work for a new jail and/or correctional facility. Also included are two folders containing copies of bid contracts and addendums.

Dates: 1974 - 1978

Construction Specifications and Bids, 1907 - 1911

Identifier: ACC 88-100:
Scope and Contents This series consists of the originals and photocopies of the 1907 specifications signed by Capitol Commission members and Contractor O.H. Olson for “work and material required for the erection and completion of the State Capitol Building…according to the plans and details…prepared…by Bell and Detweiler, Architects, Minneapolis, Minnesota” (including boiler and tunnels); the architect’s 1909 specifications for furniture, vault fixtures and metallic equipment (shelves, file and map cabinets),...
Dates: 1907 - 1911

Cultural Heritage Center Construction Negatives, 1987 - 1988

Identifier: ACC 90-079:
Scope and Contents

This series includes black & white and color negatives of the Cultural Heritage Center in various phases of construction, Office of History staff members, and images from the 1988 Annual Meeting. Some of these negatives were used to create color slides, which can be found in box 5682A. The negatives were originally stored in photo box P33, but were separated for preservation purposes and scanned by the Preserve America photo digitization project.

Dates: 1987 - 1988

Cultural Heritage Center's 20th Anniversary - Slide Show, 2009

 Series — Box 3998 B
Identifier: ACC 2012-002:
Scope and Contents

This accession contains a slide show of images relating to the construction of the Cultural Heritage Center, as well as images of State Historical Society staff members. The slide show was compiled by Martyn Beeny (SDSHS Research & Publishing) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the Cultural Heritage Center.

The slide show is a .wmv file, and is saved both to CD (see box 3998B) and to the N drive. It is approximately 00:04:06 long.

Dates: 2009

Federal Building (Pierre, S.D.)--Photographs

 Unprocessed Material — Box 04500 A
Identifier: H2014-033
Dates: ca. 1960s

Field Office Project Files, 1974 - 1986

 Series — Reel Vault (Original Microfilm)
Identifier: ACC 2004-029
Scope and Contents

This series contains records documenting several Department of Transportation construction projects in Sanborn, Beadle, Clark, and Hand counties. Documentation includes: pre-construction information, correspondence, biweekly progress reports, tests and certificates, and project diaries.

Dates: 1974 - 1986

Fort Meade (D.T.)—Correspondence, 1882

 Unprocessed Material — Box 06612 A
Identifier: H2014-061
Dates: June 30, 1882

Governor's Residence, Inauguration, and War Memorial Files, 1936 - 2007

Identifier: ACC 2011-017:
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the records collected by Rick Jorgensen while working for the Office of Tourism. Subjects covered include the 2007 Inauguration of Governor Rounds to his second term, the dedication ceremonies of the Korean and Vietnam War memorials, the construction of the new Governor’s Residence, and the history of the old Governor’s Residence. The collection consists of digital photographs, video footage, color slides, posters, blueprints and plans, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1936 - 2007

Highway Construction Photographs, 1934-1943, 1953

Identifier: ACC 83-217:
Scope and Contents Contains approximately 734 black and white photographs (7 x 4.5 in., 6 x 3.5 in., and 8 x 10 in.) from the Department of Highways depicting various phases of highway construction projects throughout the state between 1934 and 1953 and includes images of construction equipment, railroad crossings, flood damage, snow removal, and bridges. The photographs are accompanied by typed captions that include an identification number, date the photograph was taken, county, project number, and a brief...
Dates: 1934-1943, 1953

Memorial Building Study Commission Records, 1985 - 1985

Identifier: ACC 86-066:
Scope and Contents Contains the records of the Memorial Building Study Commission for 1985. The commission was established on March 6, 1984 through Senate Bill 146, which appropriated $11,000 to provide for the planning and architectural design of an addition to the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building with improved storage conditions for state museum artifacts and archival materials. The commission’s final recommendations included alternatives to this original directive.Records include meeting...
Dates: 1985 - 1985

National Youth Administration Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2005-017
Dates: ca. 1930s

Pathfinder Plant Files, 1957 - 1970

 Series — Box 04579
Identifier: ACC 96-080:
Scope and Contents

This series consists of twenty-three spiral bound quarterly progress reports relating to the construction of the Pathfinder nuclear power plant near Sioux Falls, South Dakota. These reports cover the period 1957 to 1964. The plant was constructed as a nuclear power generating demonstration project by the Central Utilities Atomic Power Association (CUAPA) in conjunction with the Atomic Energy Commission. The Pathfinder plant was decommissioned and dismantled in 1971.

Dates: 1957 - 1970

Photographs, Slides, and Negatives, 1960 - 2001

Identifier: ACC 2012-045
Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs, slides, and negatives taken by the Dept. of Transportation Research Office from 1960 to 2001. Most of the images were taken for research projects into road and bridge construction materials, durability, and repair. There are also some slides used in presentations summarizing the findings of the studies.

Dates: 1960 - 2001

Project 73-1 State Library Building Construction Files, 1969, 1974-1977

Identifier: ACC 2013-029:
Scope and Contents Consists of files maintained by the South Dakota State Library Commission between 1969 and 1977 concerning the construction of a new State Library building in Pierre (Project 73-1). Federal funding for the construction project was provided under Title II of the Library Services and Construction Act (P.L. 88-269) and the project was completed in the fall of 1976. Also included is a report on the audit of the records and accounts of the State Library Commission pertaining to the cost of...
Dates: 1969, 1974-1977

Project Files, 1985 - 1988

 Series — Box 10286
Identifier: ACC 93-011
Scope and Contents

This series contains construction project files from the Office of the State Engineer dating from 1985 to 1988 including materials pertaining to the South Dakota State Capitol Complex.

Dates: 1985 - 1988

SD Photograph Collection—Smithwick/Cottonwood/Crow Creek Agency

 Unprocessed Material — Box 09062 B
Identifier: H2020-010
Dates: ca. 1910s

State Engineer, Office of the, 1941 - 2000

Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

This record group contains records created and maintained by the Bureau of Administration and the divisions and offices underneath it. Records include: photographs, meeting minutes, user manuals, correspondence, project files, blueprints, microfilm, reports, publications, and construction notes.

Dates: 1941 - 2000

Subject Files on Microfilm, 1919 - 1962

Identifier: ACC 2010-021:
Scope and Contents

This accession contains subject/project files kept by the State Highway Commission from 1919 to 1962. Subject files consist of the correspondence, contracts, requests for plans, bids, specifications, maps, construction drawings, budgets, and other records associated with Highway Commission construction projects.

Dates: 1919 - 1962