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Guide to the Acting Governor Arthur G. Crane records

Identifier: RG0001.30

Scope and Content

Administrative records ranging from liquor commission reports, to the State Examiner's agency reports, government expense records, and a signature card.


  • 1949-1951


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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Biography of

Arthur G. Crane, was born in Davenport Center, New York on September 1, 1877. He earned a BS degree from Carleton College and a MA degree from Columbia Teacher's College and finally a PHD Columbia University in 1920. Crane served in many positions and was the president of the University of Wyoming from 1922-1941. Elected Secretary of State in 1946, Crane became acting Governor in 1949 at the age of 72. After his term as Governor he wrote many articles on education and was active in many education organizations. Arthur G. Crane died August 11, 1955 in Cheyenne.


1 cubic feet (2 boxes)


Records of Arthur G. Crane's term as Governor of Wyoming feature the usual topics associated with the office. Notable issues include liquor commission reports, the State Examiner's agency reports, and government expense records .

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into one subgroup including: Administrative Records

Acquisition Information

MA 346, transferred to Wyoming State Archives on April 6, 1957

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by at the date of processing.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Wyoming State Archives staff

Guide to the Acting Governor Arthur G. Crane records, 1949-1951
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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

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