Identifier

MA 73

Dates

1937-1945

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 small document case)

Abstract

Notebook of Clark S. Thomas documenting his personal expenses while attending South Dakota State College.

Historical Note

Clark S. Thomas was born in rural Springfield, South Dakota on December 8, 1917. He attended South Dakota State College from 1937 to 1941 graduating with a degree in agriculture. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1941 to 1945. He spent the years of World War II at military posts in Texas and California, and overseas in Guatemala and India. He was a farmed in rural Springfield, South Dakota retiring in 1980.

Content Notes

This collection consists of a notebook of Clark S. Thomas, a student at South Dakota State College from 1937 to 1941. The notebook records all of his personal expenses while attending college, as well as expenses while serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1941 to 1945. Entries in the notebook include meals, entertainment, income, and other expenses for clothes, school supplies, etc. Also included are receipts for tuition and fees for Thomas for 1937-1941.

SDSU Archives and Special Collections

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https://www.sdstate.edu/sdsu-archives-and-special-collections/manuscript-archives

Language

English

Publisher

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Rights

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

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