Category Archives: newly digitized collections

World War II Films Digitized: Paul J. Halloran

The American Heritage Center has digitized and made accessible online 30 films from the Paul J. Halloran papers #4832. Paul J. Halloran was a prominent naval officer and civil engineer during the twentieth century. He oversaw construction of Pacific airbases … Continue reading

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Murie Family Films Digitized

University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center (AHC) has digitized and made accessible online 461 films documenting Wyoming, including a film of the Heart Mountain Japanese Relocation Center, Alaska, Chesapeake Bay, Ireland, Brittany, Portugal, and South Africa from the Murie Family … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning Geology at UW: Professor Samuel H. Knight

University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center (AHC) has digitized and made accessible online over 3,200 photographs, documents, and 6 films documenting the University of Wyoming science camps and a geology lecture (Chalk Talk) that S.H. Knight gave in the 1960s … Continue reading

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Arapaho Language Dictionary Cards and Audio Recordings Now Available Online

Are you interested in learning more about the Arapaho language?  You might be interested in a new digital collection from the American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming.The AHC has digitized and made accessible online over 1,600 English-Arapaho dictionary … Continue reading

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Investigating Heart Mountain Relocation Camp with the Lester Hunt papers

The American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming is really on a digitization roll! We’ve just digitized and uploaded about 220 documents regarding the Heart Mountain Relocation Center and a 1949 film titled “Wyoming and Its Natural Resources” … Continue reading

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Sky High in Wyoming

In a press release written to accompany the release of her film, Sky High in Wyoming, the documentary filmmaker Mildred Capron (whose papers reside at the American Heritage Center) states: An easterner by birth and background, 14 years in China … Continue reading

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Clements Papers Document the History of Ecology

Frederic Edward Clements, a leading botanist of the early twentieth century, was born 16 September 1874 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of Ephraim George and Mary Angeline (Scoggin) Clements.  He received a B.S. degree from the University of Nebraska in … Continue reading

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W. B. D. and Annette Gray Photographs Digitized

The American Heritage Center has completed a project to digitize the photographs of W. B. D. and Annette Gray, who were congregational ministers in Wyoming from 1900 to 1918. In 1900, William Bradford Dodge (W. B. D.) Gray was appointed … Continue reading

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Thurman Arnold Papers Digitized

The AHC has digitized over 7,000 items from the collection of Thurman Wesley Arnold. Arnold, the son of lawyer C.P. Arnold, was born in Laramie, Wyoming, and educated at the University of Wyoming, Princeton, and Harvard, where he earned a … Continue reading

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Frank Meyers Photographs Digitized

The AHC has completed a project to digitize over 900 negatives from Rawlins-area photographer Frank Meyers. Frank J. Meyers (1890-1973) purchased the Rawlins photography business of Hugh J. Rogner in 1923. Meyers ran the business for 50 years until his … Continue reading

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