History and Archives

Submit Archival Documents to the Library

South Dakota state law requires that all materials published by a state agency be submitted to the state depository system. Campus authors, publishers, etc. are required to submit a copy of their work. Copies may be delivered in printed form to the Devereaux Library.  Read more.

Digital Library of South Dakota

Digital Library of South Dakota (DLSD)  is a cooperative project to digitize materials of historical significance and make them available to the public. Devereaux Library is one of seven universities in the state of South Dakota contributing to this repository.
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Electronic Archives and Digital Images

Many archival resources and digital images are available from the Devereaux Library.
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SD Mines Archives

The campus archives are maintained by the Devereaux Library. The collection consists of documents, photos and other memorabilia from its inception to the present. This collection is not open; those wishing to do research in this collection should contact the library. The collection is being digitized and made available via Digital Library of South Dakota (DLSD). We urge faculty, staff, and students to contribute to this valuable collection.

University History

Find a timeline of important events in Mines history at the University History section of the university website.

History of the SD Mines Presidency

The library has assembled information and photos for a retrospective of the individuals who have led the South Dakota School of Mines since its beginning. Visit our History of the Presidency page.