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Research Services

Upscaled scanning operations are making materials available to patrons. Photo services continue unchanged.

If you wish to consult with a reference archivist, please let us know and we can arrange a phone call or Zoom meeting. Since many of our staff are working remotely, the easiest way to contact Reference services is by email at This email is checked several times a day. You can also call 307-766-3756 and leave a message.
Please see our full list of accommodations to help our patrons during our temporary closures.
Located on the fourth floor of the American Heritage Center, the Reading Room is open to members of the faculty, students, and staff of the University of Wyoming as well as visiting scholars, students, and members of the public.
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How to Use the Archive

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Visitor Information

Visitor Information >
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Citing Archival Materials

Citing Archival Materials >
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Products of AHC Research

Products of AHC Research >
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Popular Research Topics

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Duplication Services

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Browse Collections by Subject Area

Major areas of collecting include Wyoming and the American West, the mining and petroleum industries, environment and natural resources, journalism, military history, transportation, the history of books, and 20th century entertainment such as popular music, radio, television, and film.

AHC Catalogs

AHC collections go beyond Wyoming's or the region's borders and support a wide range of research and teaching activities in the humanities, sciences, arts, business, and education. Total manuscripts and archives holdings are roughly 90,000 cubic feet (or nearly 17 miles) of material. 

Grants and Fellowships

The American Heritage Center supports a variety of scholarly activities through the grants and fellowships we offer. For more information please see our grants and fellowships page.

Instructional Support

The American Heritage Center takes pride in supporting the educational mission of the University of Wyoming and offers research, bibliographic and course development assistance to instructors and students.

We welcome instructors to bring classes to the American Heritage Center and our staff is eager to work with instructors to make every class visit an exciting and productive experience. 


Make a Payment - AHC Invoices

Pay for AHC products and services with an invoice number.

Make a Payment - AHC Anaconda Only

Pay for Anaconda Collection memberships, Anaconda scanning services, etc.



Research Request Form

Use this form to contact the Reference department with a research request.

Publication Form

If you have used AHC resources in a published work, and would like to inform the AHC of this, as well as have the work featured on our Products of Research page, please use this form.

Reproduction Form

Use this form to submit a request for a digital or photographic reproduction of material from AHC collections.

Mass-Digitization Request Form

Please use this form to request suitable collections to digitize in whole or part for access in our digital collections repository.

Toppan Rare Books Library

Appointments are recommended for casual visitors; but required for any class or group visits, as well as individual researchers needing to see specific items. Please contact reference services to make an appointment at 307-766-3756 or


Contact Us

American Heritage Center

Centennial Complex

2111 Willet Drive

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4114


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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