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Changes due to Covid-19

American Heritage Center

AHC Closed Until Further Notice:

As of Wednesday, March 18, the American Heritage Center and the Centennial Complex will be closed to public access and drop-in traffic. The reading room will not be open to patrons. These measures aim to help slow or stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We expect to reevaluate this policy in early May, if not before.

Instead, please make use of the AHC’s Online Catalog and Finding Aids, as well as our thousands of Digitized and Online Items.

You can also take advantage of our expanded Reference Services by emailing . This email is monitored daily.

The AHC’s staff apologize for this inconvenience and look forward to serving you online as we practice social distancing.


Changes to Grans and Fellowship Due Dates:

As of Wednesday, March 18, the following AHC Grants and Fellowships due dates have been pushed back to April 30th to accomodate delays caused by the Covid-19 situation:

Alan K. Simpson Fellowship in Western Political History
George A. Rentschler Fellowship on the Study of the American West
Women in Public Life Fellowship
Bernard L. Majewski Research Fellowship
Peter K. Simpson Fellowship on the American West -- Now Canceled


Peter Simpson Fellowship Canceled:

As of Monday, March 30, the American Heritage Center and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West have decided to canacel the Peter K. Simpson Fellowship on the American West for this year.


Professor Paul Flesher, Director

American Heritage Center

University of Wyoming

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