Canton Indian Insane Asylum (South Dakota)
History[edit | edit source]
Records[edit | edit source]
At least some of the records of this health facility are at the Central Plains Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Kansas City, including a record of employees, 1901-1917 and a register of patients treated, 1910-1916. Name, age, degree of Indian blood, occupation, and other information is recorded for each person treated.
Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Canton Insane Asylum, 1910-1933 are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 7-8, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (their microfilm number 1724225-1724226). Reports for some years are missing.
References[edit | edit source]
- Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
- "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.