Join the BHSU History Association!
The History Association promotes interest in history as a field of study as well as providing an arena for social interaction for those interested in history. For more information, email the History Association.
Did you know that the E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center at Black Hills State University is home to several special collections that could greatly assist you in the research process?
Located on the upper floor of the E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center, the Special Collections department is normally open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, to ensure access to the collections researchers are strongly urged to contact the librarian before arriving. The library also includes many manuscript collections.
Interested in Internship Opportunities?Internships are typically one-time work or service experiences involving students who have already attained considerable academic preparation related to a professional field. The internship plan generally involves advanced undergraduate students, or graduate students, working in professional settings under the supervision and monitoring of practicing professionals.
Internships are very beneficial from a learning perspective, with academic credit generally being awarded for an intern experience. Frequently internship experiences involve some type of income. There are many excellent internship opportunities available for history students in the Black Hills, encompassing a wide variety of specializations and interests.
Didn't have time to write down those books your professors suggested during lecture the other day? Look below to see what your professors are reading...
Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt A moving account of the Lakota people during the time of the white invasion as given by Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakota visionary and healer.
Gold in the Black Hills by Watson Parker A lively telling of the Black Hills gold rush experience as offered by the "dean" of Black Hills historians.
Old Deadwood Days by Estelline Bennett A first hand look at the early years in Deadwood as seen through the eyes of a young girl.
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College of Liberal Arts
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Spearfish, SD 57799-9003