Monthly Archives: December 2010

Toppan Selection: James Atkinson, Esq., Sketches in Afghaunistan [London: Henry Graves & Co.], 1842

James Atkinson (1780-1852) was one of the first Europeans to explore Afghanistan, and served as an infantry surgeon there. The Belgian lithographers Louis and Charles Haghe reproduced his original watercolor drawings as twenty-six individual plates in this oversize portfolio (18 … Continue reading

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AHC Case Study Published in Recent American Archivist

The most recent issue of the American Archivist includes a case study by two AHC archivists, D. Claudia Thompson and Laura Uglean Jackson.  “But You Promised: A Case Study of Deaccessioning at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming” discusses … Continue reading

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Baker and Johnston Collection Processed and Digitized

The American Heritage Center recently completed a finding aid for and digitized the entirety of the Baker and Johnston Photograph Collection.  The Baker and Johnston Photographic Studio was operated out of Evanston, Wyoming, in the late 1800’s by Charles S. … Continue reading

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December Photo of the Month

Flying home for the holidays? How things have changed since 1934, as captured in this view of an Eastern Air Transport airliner. The Curtis Condor, an 18 passenger aircraft, was the first commercial aircraft to utilize autopilot. Originally designed as … Continue reading

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