Special Collections


Argus Leader Clipping File

  • Clippings of articles about South Dakota and the Sioux Falls area.
  • Includes articles from 1945-1995.
  • Located at the Main Library.

The full text of local and regional news stories from the Argus Leader (2002 to present) are available online via the ProQuest database. Link to Argus Leader.

Caille Room

  • Books on South Dakota history, books by regional authors, and other special collections.
  • Located at the Main Library.
  • Items may be used only in the library.

Genealogical Collection

  • Genealogy books, including material from the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
  • Heritage Quest and Ancestry.com websites
  • Microfilm of South Dakota census 
  • Soundex for South Dakota
  • Argus Leader Microfilm (1886-present)
  • Sioux Falls Daily Press from the late 1800s
  • City directories and telephone books