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Book Signing on the UW campus for “Snow Chi Minh Trail” by AHC Archivist John Waggener

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AHC Celebrates Homecoming 2017 at the University of Wyoming

On display in the AHC’s reading room is memorabilia from the papers of Elma Brown, a Moorcroft, Wyoming, native who graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1926 with a degree in home economics. This display includes a scrapbook she … Continue reading

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The Adeline M. Leitzbach Papers: Part II of a Two-Part Series

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The Adeline M. Leitzbach Papers: Part I of a Two-Part Series

A working writer of early 20th century stage and screen, Adeline Leitzbach had a formula for successful writing, “Careful plot, careful character delineation, well established atmosphere and plenty of heart interest with a dash of comedy thrown in.” In the silent … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Orpha Sampson Hoyt, Notable Woman of the West

Born December 7, 1828 in Athens, Ohio to an adventurous father and a pragmatic mother, Elizabeth Sampson early on displayed qualities of both parents. A letter to Grace Raymond Hebard from Elizabeth’s son Kepler tells a delightful story from his … Continue reading

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Toppan Rare Books Library and Reformation Influences

The University of Wyoming Department of Religious Studies is hosting a mini-conference,“The Protestant Reformations: 500 Years and Counting,” on October 15 & 16, 2017.  The event commemorates the 500-year anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformations. Event programming is … Continue reading

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Memorializing the United Air Lines DC-4 Crash on Medicine Bow Peak, October 6, 1955

Sixty-two years have passed since that fateful day when a United Air Lines DC-4 struck Medicine Bow Peak on the morning of October 6, 1955. Flight 409, which originated in New York City with a final destination of San Francisco, … Continue reading

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