University Archives


American Heritage Center

The University Archives and Records Management Program serves the faculty, staff, colleges, admin departments, organizations and other units within UW by assisting with records management and providing a secure repository for both physical and electronic records of enduring value.  The University Archives is the repository for permanent university records, faculty papers, and the records of student organizations.  Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to contact the university archivist for assistance in transferring university administration records and donating personal papers.

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Per University Regulation 7-490: “The University Archivist will assist in assessing functions related to managing information at the university, particularly electronic data, to make certain that departments and programs are a) consistent in following procedures for managing information, b) complying with state public record laws, and c) ensuring the long-term preservation of administratively and historically valuable material by verifying completion and fulfillment of records retention schedules.” 


For information about records related to the University of Wyoming or to donate university related records, memorabilia, and other information, please contact University of Wyoming Archivist & Historian John Waggener.

John R. Waggener
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY  82071

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