Monthly Archives: September 2011

Clements Papers Document the History of Ecology

Frederic Edward Clements, a leading botanist of the early twentieth century, was born 16 September 1874 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of Ephraim George and Mary Angeline (Scoggin) Clements.  He received a B.S. degree from the University of Nebraska in … Continue reading

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University Preserves Legacy of Late Senator Wallop

The following press release was created by UW Public Relations in the wake of former U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop’s death on September 14, 2011. September 16, 2011 — The University of Wyoming is preserving the legacy of the late Malcolm … Continue reading

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W. B. D. and Annette Gray Photographs Digitized

The American Heritage Center has completed a project to digitize the photographs of W. B. D. and Annette Gray, who were congregational ministers in Wyoming from 1900 to 1918. In 1900, William Bradford Dodge (W. B. D.) Gray was appointed … Continue reading

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Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears

The great number and popularity of science fiction movies in the 1950s has led some to call the decade the “Golden Age of Science Fiction Films.”  The fantasy and adventure embodied in the science fiction movies of the time often … 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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