ERIC Number: ED211270
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
South Dakota Country School Bibliography: An Annotated List of References Relating to Country Schools in the Collections of I. D. Weeks Library, the University of South Dakota. Country School Legacy: Humanities on the Frontier.
Siegrist, Edith B., Comp.
Materials from the I.D. Weeks Library of the University of South Dakota, relating to country schools and the history of rural education in South Dakota and written between 1874 and 1976, are listed in this annotated bibliography. Publications of the South Dakota Department of Public Instruction include: school laws, some dating back to 1877; annual reports of the Dakota Territory for 1874, 1875, 1876, 1884, 1886, and 1888; Biennial Reports, 1890-1970; 24 comprehensive outlines for courses of study for the common schools; and 11 miscellaneous publications such as a 1954 County Superintendent's Handbook, Literary Selections in Conformity with the State Course of Study for South Dakota, and the Arbor Day Annual for 1904. Periodical series on file are "Better Rural School Bulletin" (1922-1931), "Rural Educator" (1931-1957), and "The Young Citizen" (1938-1948). Seven "miscellaneous, but very special" citations include memoirs, histories, and surveys of the schools, as well as "Directions and Helpful Suggestions for the Teachers of Yankton County." Other separate categories list 21 masters theses in education, 24 textbooks for teacher training, and 6 general information references. Each citation contains as complete bibliographic information as is available including library call numbers. (NEC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mountain Plains Library Association, Silt, CO. Country School Legacy Project.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota