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Histories about the University of South Dakota

Autobiographies and biographies with USD content:

Abell, Usher: Abell, Usher. A fiddler's reflections on perseverance. Given to the fifty-seventh USD summer session commencement, August 7, 1986. National Music Museum, LD5077.2 1986


Akeley, Lewis: Akeley, Lewis E. This is what we had in mind: early memories of The University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD: The University of South Dakota, 1959.  LD5073 .A6


Churchill, Edward: Churchill, Edward P. Three thousand coyotes and I: memoirs of a zoology professor, State University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD: State University of South Dakota, 1962. QL31 .C54 A3. Time period covered is 1922-1961.


Clodfelter, Dwane: Clodfelter, Kim. Cloddy: Coach Dwane “Cloddy” Clodfelter, a pioneer in the integration of NCAA College basketball. Murfreebora Tennessee: Leone Press, 2018. GV884 .C56 C563 201


Colton, Winfred: Winfred R. Colton Dean College of Fine Arts 1921-1951. College of Fine Arts Collection, box 1, USD Archives, Archives and Special Collections, University of South Dakota.


Epstein, Ephraim: Kerr, Susan Lee. The Extraordinary Dr. Epstein. 2015. PS374.H5 K477 2015


Epstein, Ephraim: Tingley, Ralph. “Ephraim Menachem Epstein.” Papers of the Twenty-First Annual Dakota History Conference (1989): 832-847. F646 .D35 1989


Farber, William: Farber, William Ogden, Footprints on the prairie: the life and times of W.O. Farber. Rapid City, SD: Chiesman Foundation for Democracy, Inc., 2005. F656 .F37 2005


Foss, Joe: Foss, Joe, and Donna Wild Foss. A Proud American: The Autobiography of Joe Foss. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1992. D790 .F614 1992


Grabill, Ethelbert: Ethelbert W. Grabill. Dean of Music 1900-1918. College of Fine Arts Collection, box 1, USD Archives, Archives and Special Collections, University of South Dakota.


Gutzman, Wayne: Gutzman, Wayne W. The career of a Kansas farm boy. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota, [1987?]. LA2317.G87 A3 1987


Hoy, Carl: Hoy, Carl B. According to Hoy: memoirs of a university coach. Vermillion, SD: State University of South Dakota, 1960. GV711 .H67. Time period covered is mostly 1927-1954.


Lee, Warren M.: Rahn, Elizabeth Ann “Warren Marion Lee 1908-1978.” Papers of the Twenty-Second Annual Dakota History Conference (1990): 774-784. F646 .D35 1990


Lewis, Faye: Lewis, Faye Cashatt. The University I knew. 1973. Health Science Archives WZ 100 L673u 1973. She started at USD in 1915.


Milton, John: Gasque, Thomas J. “John R. Milton: A Retrospective.” Papers of the Twenty-seventh Annual Dakota History Conference (1995): 220-229. F646 .D35 1995


Moses, Lloyd: Moses, Lloyd R. Whatever It Takes: The Autobiography of Lloyd R. Moses. Vermillion, SD: Dakota Books, University of South Dakota Press, 1991. E745.M57 A3 1991


Over, W.H.: James, Billie. “W. H. Over (1866-1936).” Papers of the Twenty-fourth Annual Dakota History Conference (1992): 218-234. F646 .D35 1992


Over, W.H.: Sundling, Charles. "W. H. Over: a biography." Master's thesis, University of South Dakota, 1975. LD 5071.3x .Su724


Simonds, John Wesley: “President John Wesley Simonds.” The Alumni Quarterly 14 no. 2 (July 1918) 59-63. Alumni Newsletters, Alumni Quarterly & South Dakotan Collection, box 2, USD Archives, Archives and Special Collections, The University of South Dakota.


Solenberger, Edith: Solenberger, Edith Reeves, Some recollections of the University of South Dakota and Vermillion. Cedric Cummins Collection, box 5, Richardson Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of South Dakota, 1967. Time period covered is 1901-1906.

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