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Happy Holidays from the American Heritage Center!

The American Heritage Center will be closed from December 24th until January 1st.  We will reopen on January 2nd.  See you in the New Year!

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AHC Receives Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Grant to Digitize Women’s Political Collections

The American Heritage Center is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund for the 2015 calendar year.  The grant will fund the digitization, preservation, and online access of four collections … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 edition of “Heritage Highlights” hot off the presses!

The latest edition of Heritage Highlights shares a bit about what’s been happening at the American Heritage Center lately.  You’ll find some great information about the Immigration Symposium, the Klausner Fellow’s lecture, and a note from our director Mark Greene about … Continue reading

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#AskAnArchivist Day is October 30th!

“What Is #AskAnArchivist Day?” You might be wondering exactly that! Well, it’s an opportunity to: Break down the barriers that make archivists seem inaccessible. Talk directly to the public — via Twitter — about what we do, why it’s important and, … Continue reading

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“I didn’t know how much I didn’t know: AHC perspectives from the immigration symposium

When I read that convoluted quote I gave to the Laramie Boomerang, I thought to myself, “Now why did they print that?  I sound like an idiot.”  But then I realized it is the only way to describe it.  The … Continue reading

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From Storage to Stage: Using Archives to Research, Create, and Perform

Join us on October 14 for the Klausner Lecture!  This year’s Klausner Fellow is Jeanine Thompson and she’ll be talking about Marcel Marceau!

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“The Land Divided, The World United:” Reporting from the Panama Canal

A newly digitized collection, the Eleanor McIlhenny papers, provides researchers with a glimpse into the keen reporting of of woman journalist working in the Panama Canal zone from the pre- to post-WWII era.  The University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center (AHC) has … Continue reading

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