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The American Heritage Center (AHC) is a research facility at the University of Wyoming. The AHC collects, preserves and catalogs manuscripts, photographs, maps, audio-visual materials, rare books, and artifacts related to Wyoming and the West, economic geology, the petroleum and mining industries, transportation, American culture, conservation, and water resources. It is home to the papers of many prominent individuals including statesmen, authors, journalists, artists, pioneers and entertainers. The AHC also houses the University of Wyoming Archives and the 50,000 volume rare books collection of the University of Wyoming. Students and scholars from around the world use the collections of the AHC and the AHC sponsors a wide range of schola rly and popular programs including lectures, concerts, symposia, and exhibits.

Location: P.O. Box 3924, Laramie Wyoming 82071 Telephone 307-766-2570

Other History nearby:
(Cheyenne) Wyoming Veteran's Memorial Museum
(Laramie) American Heritage Center
(Laramie) Geological Museum
(Laramie) Laramie Plains Museum
(Cheyenne) Nelson Museum of the West
(Laramie) Vedauwoo

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