Category Archives: undergraduate students

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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The Nellie Tayloe Ross Papers: Making History (And Teaching It, Too)!

Hi!  My name is Jessica Griess and I just finished my junior year as a history undergraduate student.  This past semester, I took an Archival Research Methods class at the American Heritage Center.  The class allowed my classmates and I … Continue reading

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Hey, students! Win an Undergraduate Research Award from the AHC!

Each semester the AHC offers a cash prize to the best undergraduate research paper or project based substantially on materials — manuscripts, archives, rare books, photos, maps, audio, film and video, etc. — at the American Heritage Center.  The award … Continue reading

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Free cash money! Papers wanted.

The UW American Heritage Center announces the Award for Undergraduate Research Using Primary Sources. As your midterm papers come due and your final research papers start to take shape, keep the following opportunity in mind. Each semester the AHC offers … Continue reading

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Tales of a Student Archivist

Greetings!  My name is Samantha, or Sam, Fawcett, and I work as the Carlson Intern at the American Heritage Center.  The Carlson Internship is funded through an endowment generously donated by Gerald Meyer , past Dean of the College of … Continue reading

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Black 14 Films at AHC and Online

In October 1969, fourteen Black college football players were dismissed from the University of Wyoming football team because they wanted to wear armbands when playing against Brigham Young University to protest the alleged racial policies of the Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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English student wins Undergraduate Research Award!

Pictured L to R: Jeanne Holland, Rory Gunderman, Anne Marie Lane Each semester the American Heritage Center offers a $500 cash award to a University of Wyoming student who has produced the best undergraduate research paper or project based substantially … Continue reading

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