Genealogy Resources

Accessible from Your Home and Your Local Library (with a valid library card number)

Deadwood Historical Newspapers Index (1876-1905) Indexes issues from 1876 to 1905 of these historic Deadwood papers: “Black Hills Pioneer,” “Black Hills Times,” and “Black Hills Champion.” Created by the staff of the Deadwood Public Library.

HeritageQuest Of interest to those researching local history and family histories, it includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930; 25,000+ family and local history books (every word searchable); the PERiodical Source Index/PERSIT (a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals); and Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files.

Indian Country Today Index (1996 - June, 2003) Indexes and provides citations (only) to articles published in the “Indian Country Today” newspaper from January, 1996 thru June 2003.

Library Catalog Describes, indexes, and locates items owned by Oglala Lakota College, as well as 70+ other SD libraries, including every academic library in SD. Created cooperatively by 70+ South Dakota libraries that are members of the South Dakota Library Network/SDLN.

Only Accessible from a K-12 School or Your Public Library (no at home access)

Access Newspaper Archive Searchable worldwide newspapers from 1759-1977 (excluding South Dakota). View, print or save full page historical newspapers.

AncestryLibrary Of interest to those researching local history and family histories. Includes U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 thru 1930, immigration records, military records, the Social Security Death Index, the family history library and more. Includes the U.S. Indian Census, 1885-1930, for all tribes in the United States. Instructions for searching in the Indian Census database (pdf).

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Oglala Lakota College
Academic/Public Library
   and Archives
3 Mile Creek Road
PO Box 310
Kyle, SD 57752-0310
Email: library@olc.edu
Phone: 605-455-6069
Fax: 605-455-6070