Samuel Western is a Sheridan-based freelance writer focusing on the economic and demographic history of the West, ethical matters and locavore food issues. He will be teaching an online class at the University of Wyoming for Spring 2012 titled The Economic History of Wyoming. His latest book is titled Solace in Numbers: The Biography of Edward Whitney.
The AHC is located at 2111 Willett Drive on the University of Wyoming campus.
The Downey family papers and much more information about Laramie and Wyoming during the years that Stephen Downey was such an important part of local and state politics may be viewed on request in the reading room at the American Heritage Centerin Laramie.
The center houses much information about Wyoming’s cattle business heritage. Interested parties may visit the Owen Wister Research Room, which is open to the public, for further inquiry. The collection includes the journals of Wister's trips west. It also has a...
The Casper College Western History Center, located in the Goodstein Library at Casper College, 125 College Drive, in Casper, Wyo., contains an excellent collection of photo and archival materials on local and regional history. The center has an extensive collection of material connected to the cattle business in central Wyoming.
Bob David’s huge collection of Wyoming-connected historical material, including his lengthy autobiography much more, may be examined here. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, or by appointment. Visit the website linked above or call (307) 268-2680 for more information.
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