8.0 linear feet (8 record boxes)
Del Johnson was director of University Computing Services from 1982-2003. This collection is composed of records collected by Delmar Johnson while he served as director of University Computing Services (1982-2003) and director of Administrative and Research Computing (2003- ) at South Dakota State University.
Delmar R. Johnson was born July 17, 1947 in Mitchell, South Dakota. He received his BS in Mathematics from South Dakota State University in 1969. He received a Master of Education from the same institution in 1991.
Johnson started his career at South Dakota State University in 1969 as a programmer. He taught mathematics and computer programming from 1969-1974. In 1982, he accepted a position as Co-director of the Computing Center. He eventually, became the director of University Computing Services. He continued in this capacity until 2003. He then became the director of Administrative and Research Computing.
Del Johnson retired from the university in 2012.
This collection is composed of records collected by Delmar Johnson while he served as director of University Computing Services (1982-2003) and director of Administrative and Research Computing (2003- ) at South Dakota State University. The bulk of the records are composed of files of the director of University Computing Services. These records consist mainly of correspondence and meeting minutes and records for various committees related to computing services at South Dakota State University. Files related to the history of computing and files related to the network re-build that occurred around 2000 are also included.
SDSU Archives and Special Collections
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South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.
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SDSU Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, "Delmar R. Johnson Papers" (2018). University Archives. 119.