The archives houses the papers of Senator Karl E. Mundt, who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1939-1948, and the Senate from 1948-1973. The Karl E. Mundt Collection covers the period from his birth in 1900, to his death from complications of stroke in 1974, and subsequent years of the charitable Karl E. Mundt Historical & Educational Foundation, which operated from 1962-2016.
Researchers intending to visit the archives should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements and confirm their visit.
The Obituary Index contains a searchable list of obituaries published in the local newspaper, the Madison Daily Leader. The index can be found here. To use the index, simply use the search bar at the top of the index. You can also order the index by last name, first name, middle initial, maiden name, birthplace, obituary date, and page/column by selecting the respective column. Note that the table and search bar may not show up immediately due to the large size of the data.
To request the full obituary, fill out the Obituary Request Form: https://apps.dsu.edu/forms/general/obituary-request.aspx.