Welcome to the AHC Blog

The American Heritage Center is the University of Wyoming’s repository of manuscripts collections, rare books, and the university archives. The AHC’s main web site is uwyo.edu/ahc

Visit the AHC

2111 Willett Drive
Centennial Complex
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

See the UW Campus Map (East side)

Hours of Operation

American Heritage Center Reading Room

  • Monday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 307-766-3756 or ahcref@uwyo.edu

Toppan Rare Books Library

AHC Building

  • Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday


Parking in the Centennial Complex lot is free but patrons must register (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. –  5 p.m.) at the AHC Front Desk to avoid receiving possible parking tickets. Special parking regulations are in effect during game days, please call in advance for further information.

Terms and Conditions

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Comment Policy

Comments are welcomed and encouraged on this site but will be reviewed before being posted.  There are some instances, few and far between we hope, where comments will be edited or deleted as follows:

  1. Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam will be deleted. Including a link to relevant content is permitted, but comments should be relevant to the post topic.
  2. Comments including profanity will be deleted.
  3. Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed to promulgate hate or violence will be  deleted.
  4. Comments that attack a person individually or a specific institution or organization, or that contain generally inflammatory language, will be deleted.
  5. Comments containing erroneous information may be edited or deleted.
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The American Heritage Center reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.