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Guide to the Wyoming State Engineer, General Records

Identifier: RG0037.00

Scope and Content

Collection contains general land records such as soil surveys, snow surveys, and dam records from the Wyoming State Engineer. Also includes records for the Carey Act and notebooks and reports by Elwood Mead, Territorial and State Engineer.


  • 1849-2001


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research though some record types may be restricted. See notes in the container list.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.


49.15 cubic feet (+ 6 volumes + 5 maps + 1 photo album)


Records from the Wyoming State Engineer.


Organized by record type. See container list for more information. Item level inventory available on-site.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Wyoming State Engineer's Office.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records available at the Wyoming State Archives unless otherwise noted in the container list.

Alternate Formats Available

Selected records may be available on microfilm or digital. See container list for more information.

Related Material

There are no other known collections by the Wyoming State Engineer known at the writing of this finding aid.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared in 1988 by Wyoming State Archives Staff. Updated as new material received. Encoded by Erica Bennett in 2020.

Guide to the Wyoming State Engineer, General Records, 1849-2001
Edited Full Draft
Wyoming State Archives Staff
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne Wyoming 82002 United States
(307) 777-7826