1-18B-2. Preservation and publication of historical material by board--Activities authorized. In addition to the other duties imposed upon it by law, the State Historical Society Board of Trustees shall collect, preserve, exhibit, and publish material for the study of history, especially the history of South Dakota and adjacent states; and to this end explore the archaeology of the region; acquire documents and manuscripts; obtain narratives and records of pioneers; conduct a library of historical reference; maintain a gallery of historical portraiture, and an ethnological and historical museum; publish and otherwise diffuse information relating to the history of the region; and, in general, encourage and develop within the state the study of history.
Source: SL 1974, ch 9, § 2; SL 2009, ch 1, § 38.
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