Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Video Introduction to the AHC (1993)

This is a 1993 video commissioned for the opening of the American Heritage Center’s then new building, the Centennial Complex.  Hugh Downs, a longtime ABC News correspondent and commentator, whose papers are at the AHC, narrates the video. Because it … Continue reading

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The New and Improved O’Mahoney Papers

Take a look at the Joseph C. O’Mahoney papers here at the AHC! And if you’ve already seen them, take another look, as the collection has been re-processed and better organized! Joseph C. O’Mahoney was a Wyoming Democratic senator for … Continue reading

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Toppan Selection: Alexander de Hales, Summa universae theologiae, pars seconda

Alexander of Hales (ca.1185 to 1245) was a Franciscan scholar from Gloucestershire, England, who taught theology and philosophy in Paris. He was obviously still popular in the fifteenth century when this book was printed in Germany by Anton Koberger: one … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives: Mormon Handcart Pioneers

Mid-19th Century Mormon handcart pioneers migrated from the midwest to Salt Lake City, pushing their belongings across the many miles in handcarts, an arduous and dangerous task. The Hugo G. Janssen Photographs (1918-1955) contain photographs of original hand-cart members from … Continue reading

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Cheramy Collection Cataloged

As a part of its ongoing online cataloging project, Toppan Rare Books Library is proud to announce that the catalog records for the Cheramy Collection are now available online through the Universities Libraries online catalog and through the global union … Continue reading

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AHC Conducts Energy Boom Oral History Project

    Wyoming’s Energy Boom, 1995-2010: An Oral History Program has gathered almost 40 audio oral history interviews to date.   The project is to examine the social, economic and environmental impact of natural gas development in Sublette County, located in … Continue reading

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