Category Archives: newly processed collections

Frederick Gutheim: Conservation Activist and Planning Policy Mastermind

Frederick Gutheim was born on March 3, 1908, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was raised in Washington, D.C., where he attended Sidwell Friends School and later Dr. Devitt’s Preparatory School. He earned a degree from the Experimental College of the University … Continue reading

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Hopalong Cassidy: Cowboy Hero and Franchise Empire

One the most popular collections at the American Heritage Center is the papers of William Boyd, who played cowboy Hopalong Cassidy for many years on radio, television, and film. Hopalong Cassidy was originally created by author Clarence E. Mulford in … Continue reading

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The AHC’s Carlson Intern sheds some light on the process of processing!

Hello there!  My name is Renee Barrera and I am a first year history graduate student and this past August I had the pleasure of being hired as the Carlson Intern at the American Heritage Center. The Carlson Internship is … Continue reading

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Arthur E. Demaray, National Parks Pioneer

Arthur E. Demaray was a United States government administrator for the Department of the Interior, National Park Service.  The American Heritage Center just completed processing this collection and a new online finding aid for the Demaray papers is available! Demaray spent most … Continue reading

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Buddy Mays, Photojournalist of the Southwest

The AHC is pleased to announce that we have just recently completed a new online finding aid for the Buddy Mays papers. Buddy Mays was born in 1943 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After high school, Mays served in the … Continue reading

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Payson W. Spaulding, Attorney for Progress

Payson W. Spaulding established himself as a notable attorney in Southwest Wyoming, serving the community and state for 70 years. He was counsel for the Lincoln Highway Association, Union Pacific Railroad Company, and John D. Rockefeller’s Snake River Land Company, … Continue reading

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Tim McCoy, Western Star

Thanks to a continuing grant from the NHPRC, the American Heritage Center has recently processed the Tim McCoy papers and a new, online inventory is available for this collection. Tim McCoy was a mid-20th century Hollywood Western movie actor, military officer, and … Continue reading

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