Guide to the Eva Grace Siple Borg Collection At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Eva Grace Siple Borg
Title: Eva Grace Siple Borg Collection
Dates: 1937-1994
Quantity: 3 box(es) (1.25 linear feet)
Collection ID: MSS073
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

Eva Grace Siple Borg was born in 1898 in Towner, N.D. to a pioneer family. From 1927 to the 1947 she taught physical education, science, and English at Lead High School in Lead, S.D. where she also coached girls' basketball. She retired to marry Joe Borg in 1947. She was active in the Lutheran church and served as President of Lutheran Social Services. She moved to Sacramento, Calif. where she was active in volunteer work. Borg was given an award in 1988 by the Sacramento Elderly Nutrition Program for ten years of service. Borg died of a heart attack in 1994.

Scope and Contents

Diaries from 1937-1994, newspaper clippings, photographs, and marriage, birth and death certificates

Acquisition Information

Received 11/13/2013

Preferred Citation

Eva Grace Siple Borg Collection, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Cox, January 2015

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Marriage License in blue cover. 5/27/47
1 Photo of couple in Lead in blue cover 1949
1 Photo of Eva Grace Siple in brown cover. N.D.
1 Legacy genealogy program. 11/28/2009
1 North Dakota Certificate of Birth for Eva Grace Siple 12/6/1898
1 Delayed Registration of Birth Certificate Form for Joe Borg 7/1/1888
1 Family Search 2 pages from 1900 U.S. Census 11/24/2009
1 California Death Certificate copy for Eva Grace Borg 2/3/1993
1 Eva G. Borg Obit. From Lead Call. 2/26/1994
1 Eva G. Borg Obit. From Sacramento Bee Final 2/5/1994
1 Eva G. Borg Obit. From Sacramento Bee Final (copy) 2/5/1994
1 Letter about Lead obit. Notice. 2/27/1994
1 Funeral Program for Eva Grace Borg. 2/7/1994
1 One page "Mother's History" about Ida Lucinda Andrews 3/30/1942
1 One page copy of information about Lead High School N.D.
1 One page copy from Social Security Death Index about sister. August '72
1 Small picture of sister and family 1951
1 Newspaper clipping about South Dakota winter. N.D.
1 Newspaper clipping about Lead Board of Education. N.D.
1 Newspaper clipping about Siple leaving teaching to marry. 1947?
1 Membership card for children's home group. 4/1926
1 Copy of archives materials on Lead and an election (one page) 1909, 1914
2 Diary 1937
3 Diary 1937-1939
4 Diary 1938
5 Diary 1939-43
6 Diary 1944-48
Box Folder
2 1 Diary 1949-53
2 Diary 1954-58
3 Diary 1959-63
4 Diary 1964-68
5 Diary 1969-73
Box Folder
3 1 Diary 1974-78
2 Diary 1979-83
3 Diary 1984
4 Diary 1984
5 Diary 1988-92
6 Diary 1993-94