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Guide to the Wyoming State Archives, Museums and Historical Department records

Identifier: RG0243

Scope and Contents

Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department records ranging form correspondence, to administrative and financial records. Some of the files include proposed building records, Wyoming Territorial Prison Corporation files, monuments and markers, and historic site folders.


  • 1961-2005


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Access Restrictions

Access to some personnel related files may be restricted. Otherwise, there are no known 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.


64 cubic feet (includes boxes and volumes)

77 rolls of microfilm


Wyoming State Archives, Museums and Historical Department records as maintained by the Wyoming State Archives consist department administration records from the State Archives, State Museum, Historical Division, Historic Sites Office, the Centralized Microfilm Department, and the Wyoming State Library, Archives, Museums and Historical Board


The collection is divided into six series including: Administrative Records, Archives and Records Management Division, Historic Sites, Historical Divison, Museums Divison, and Historic Preservation

Acquisition Information

Records were transferred in multiple groups from 1963 through 2005

Related Materials

Researchers should also consult the following state agency records: Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department; Wyoming Commerce Department; Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Wyoming State Archives staff

Guide to the Wyoming State Archives, Museums and Historical Department Records
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Processed by 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