Guide to the Paul Haivala Papers At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Paul Haivala
Title: Paul Haivala Papers
Dates: 1923-1983
Quantity: 1 box(es) (0.45 cubic feet)
Collection ID: MSS038
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

Dr. Paul Arthur Haivala was born in Buffalo, S.D. on June 28, 1933. His parents were Gus John and Muriel (Norton) Haivala. He graduated from Buffalo High School in 1951. He then served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On April 28, 1956 he married Cecilia Immenoser in Neckarsulm, Germany.

In 1959, he graduated from Black Hills Teachers College (now Black Hills State University). He then became a teacher and coach at Belle Fourche (S.D.) Junior High School. He completed his Master's degree in Education at Black Hills State College (now Black Hills State University) in 1964 and joined the faculty. In 1965, he married Carol J. Kjelsrud. He completed his doctorate from the University of North Dakota in 1975.

At Black Hills State he taught History and served on many committees. He was one of the main organizers of the Black Hills History Conference. In 1983 he wrote the history of Black Hills State titled, The Friendly College: The First 100 Years of Black Hills State. In the Spring of 1991 he received the Distinguished Faculty Award from his peers at Black Hills State.

After a lengthy illness he died August 6, 1991 and is buried at Black Hills National Cemetery.

Scope and Contents

Papers, photocopies of court cases

Preferred Citation

Dr. Paul Haivala Papers, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies, Black Hills State University

Processing Information

Dora Jones

Detailed Description of the Collection

Student Papers 1978-1983, Photocopied of court case 1923-1931.

Box File
1 1 "Efforts of Many were Required to Feed the Deadwood Miners" by Julia Maxine Boyk'n 1978
2 "The Johnson County War" by Arlan R. Cloutier 1978
3 "Some of the Trials and Tribulation of the Newspaper Editors in Dakota Territory" by Elizabe6th M. Doolittle 1978
4 "Bill gray: Black Hills Outlaw or Unfortunate Victim of Frontier Times" 1978
5 "Events of Red Cloud's War and The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868" by Tyrone Glanzer 1978
6 "Local Aid for the 1972 Flood of Rapid City" by Gary Merkel 1978
7 "The Double Mystery of Preacher Smith" by R. Rotenberger 1978
8 "Butte County's Reaction to Roosevelt's New Deal by Michael McMahon 1979
9 "Theater in the Black Hills" by Sherry Curran 1979
10 "Ghost Dance: Cause and Effect in the Sioux Nation" by Geno Dahl 1979
11 "Ku Klux Klan in the Black Hills" by Dawn Welsh Cole 1983
12 "Harold Shunk: A Biographical Sketch" by Jackson Ovitt 1983
13 "Where Have all the Buffalo Gone?" by Bruce L. Schmidt 1983
14 Court documents - State of South Dakota vs Wayne Kelly 1923-1931