Monthly Archives: August 2011

AHC in the News! New Theories Emerge from Butch Cassidy Scholar

Recently, a new theory on the life of Old West outlaw Butch Cassidy from broke worldwide on news outlets from India to Ireland. Larry Pointer, the originator of the theory, is the author of In Search of Butch Cassidy, and his papers are … Continue reading

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AHC Collections Related to Heart Mountain Relocation Center

The weekend of August 20-21 marks the grand opening of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center, built on the site of the World War II era Heart Mountain Relocation Center. The internment camp was one of ten mandated by the … Continue reading

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Found in the archives: Hindenburg Survivors!

Well, not exactly. However, after the recent processing of the Denis J. Mulligan papers, the AHC was thrilled to find documents that survived the crash of the Hindenburg. Mulligan had these documents in his possession after chairing the investigation of … Continue reading

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From the Director*

There is a hoary business adage that customers are much more likely to complain when they are unhappy than they are to praise when they are happy.  Imagine my pleasure, then, in reporting that I have not received a single … Continue reading

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