Category Archives: outreach

Get Ready to Rumble (for Archives Month)!

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Rumble in the Stacks, the Anarchy in the Archives, the Chaos in the Complex!  Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is the first ever Archives Month cage match among the heroes and heroines in the … Continue reading

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History to the People: Outreach at the AHC

The AHC does many things to bring the contents of its collections to those individuals who are not able or interested in doing their own research here in our building.  For example, we have digitized over 100,000 texts, images, audio, … Continue reading

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Archives in the Digital Age

Archivists from around the world are today informally participating in a “Day of Digital Archives,” designed “to raise awareness of digital archives among both users and managers. By collectively documenting what we do, we will be answering questions like: What … Continue reading

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Update on Energy Boom Panel Discussions

The rosters have been finalized for the upcoming series of panel discussions based on the American Heritage Center’s energy boom oral history project.    April 4, 2011, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, University of Wyoming, Family Room, Wyoming Union  Panelists: Cally McKee … Continue reading

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AHC Hosts Teaching American History Grant Workshop

The American Heritage Center and the Cowboy Coalition from Natrona County School District recently collaborated on a three-day teacher workshop designed to demonstrate the use of primary documents in the teaching of American history and government in grades 4-12.  The … Continue reading

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AHC Hosts Regional Archival Conference

On Friday, October 15th, the AHC hosted the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists’  2010 fall conference. The title of the conference was “Archives: Outreach in the Modern Era” and the conference focused on the variety of ways that archivists can … Continue reading

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New UW Initiative Honors Wallop, Aims to Educate on Democracy

 Whether through statesmanship, discourse or love of state and country, Malcolm Wallop has been a symbol for democracy throughout his remarkable political and public service career.  A newly-created University of Wyoming initiative, founded by a group of former Wallop staffers … Continue reading

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Black 14 Panel Discussion Reaches Wyoming High School Students

The AHC’s Alan K. Simpson Institute for Western Politics and Leadership held a panel discussion of participants from the Black 14 incident that occurred at the University in 1969. The panel occurred on September 22, 2010 and is available for … Continue reading

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