Monthly Archives: September 2010

Jackson Collection Cataloged!

Matt Francis, the new part-time rare books cataloger in the Toppan Library, has recently finished cataloging the Louise A. Jackson Juvenile Western Book Collection.  The collection contains one hundred and two Western children’s books from the late nineteenth and early … Continue reading

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RSS for digitized Charles Belden photographs

In July the American Heritage Center received a $10,000 grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund to digitize six of its premier photographic collections. You can read more about the grant and the collections we’ll be digitizing in this University … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression Panel a Success

Deciding who may speak on college campuses can be fraught with difficult questions.  Should colleges provide venues for controversial speakers from outside of their communities, and on what basis?  Are the rules for outsiders different from those for university faculty?  Should they be?  What … 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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L.R.A. Condit Papers

L.R.A. Condit was born in Lawrenceburg, Iowa, in 1858. He came to Wyoming in the fall of 1885. He worked at several ranches in Northern Wyoming before finally establishing the Condit Ranch near Kaycee in Johnson County, Wyoming, in 1894. … Continue reading

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Brock Evans Papers

Brock Evans is an attorney and environmental activist who has worked in both the Pacific Northwest and Washington, D.C. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, on May 24, 1937. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University in 1959 … Continue reading

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