COLLECTIONS

The Minnilusa Historical Association maintains a collection of nearly 20,000 artifacts, rare and out of print texts and letters, a western history library, and a large photograph and image collection pertaining to Rapid City, The Black Hills and Western South Dakota. Our Mission is to offer access to our collections and provide an authentic research center.


DIGITAL ARCHIVES

Visit our PastPerfect Online Collection of almost 6,000 photographs for research, personal use and publishing.


SUBMIT RESEARCH REQUEST

Our collections are open for research and personal use. Please visit our Research Request page to submit a request form.


DONATE ITEMS

The Minnilusa Historical Association collection serves to tell the story of the early pioneering period (focusing on the years prior to the 1950s) of the Black Hills and West River area of South Dakota. We are always looking to acquire more object to help us tell this wonderful story. Please visit our Donate Items page to tell us what you would like to donate.


OTHER RESOURCES

Grace French Pioneer Artist