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Forty Years of Diversity at UW

My name is Chelsea Nelson, and I am the new Carlson Intern at the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center. My job is to organize, categorize, and describe collections related to the College of Arts and Sciences so that researchers can … Continue reading

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A Close Look at Development in Cody, WY: The George T. Beck Papers

The American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming has an exciting announcement! We have digitized and made accessible online over 6,000 documents and photographs from the George T. Beck papers. George T. Beck came to Wyoming in 1879, and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the American Heritage Center

All of us at the American Heritage Center wish you a safe and happy holiday season!  We will be closed from December 24th through January 1st and will resume our regular research hours on January 2nd. See you in 2014!

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Better Learning through Internships: AHC Intern Andrew Worth and Active Learning in the Archives

Howdy! My name is Andrew Worth. I am an undergraduate student studying history at the University of Wyoming. As a UW student, I had the opportunity to become an intern at the American Heritage Center and I knew that it … Continue reading

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The American Heritage Center’s Global Connections

As readers of our blog already know, the American Heritage Center’s collections range far beyond the borders of Wyoming, of the Rocky Mountains, and even of the United States to international locations.  One post, for example, presented the front-line war … Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour of the American Heritage Center

2013 represents the 20th anniversary of our building, the Centennial Complex.  A few weeks ago, the AHC staff and faculty had an informal commemoration of that historical landmark.  Since most of our readers are not able to personally tour our … Continue reading

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Grace Raymond Hebard Wins “Rumble in the Stacks!”

Archives Month 2013 at the American Heritage Center concludes its Rumble in the Stacks with a clear champion!  Librarian and historian, Grace Raymond Hebard, has emerged victorious over the triceratops from King Kong.  While lacking the size, the girth, and the … Continue reading

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Triceratops wins the Pop Culture finals!

We have a winner of the Pop Culture finals! The triceratops, though cut from the King Kong movie, dominated this round.  An added bonus, the triceratops is Wyoming’s state dinosaur! The winner of the Pop Culture finals (the triceratops) will … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bill Scholar to Lecture at the AHC, November 12th

Please join us for a very special guest lecture!

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“Rumble in the Stacks”–Pop Culture Finals!

In their respective bouts for Rumble in the stacks, two previously undefeated opponents must now duke it out in the Pop Culture finals! The Wizard of Oz battles the Triceratops! Who will win? You decide! This is the final round … Continue reading

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