The Western History Center at Casper College

The Western History Center at Casper College is an institutional archives that maintains and provides access to materials documenting the life of Casper College and aspects related to the area of Natrona County.

The archives supports the instructional, institutional and individual needs of students, faculty, staff and outside users near and far. The repository is in the process of being organized and described according to two separate but interrelated archives:

  •  The Casper College Archives
  •  The Natrona County Archives

Be on the lookout for an update on specific collections and records that have been processed and made available for use. Please use our Research Request Form to help us identify the material you are looking for. Though you may hear back from us sooner, please allow 2-3 days for a response.

 

Collecting Policy 

Collect, maintain and make accessible representative and unique sources of information about Casper College and Natrona County that support the academic mission and success of students, faculty, and staff as well as further the institution’s connection to the people of Natrona County and beyond.

Activities Supported by the collecting efforts of the archives Include but are not limited to:

  • Accessing institutional knowledge and memory for administrative research or other, projects, programs, events or celebrations. 
  • Conducting academic, professional or self-directed research in the pursuit of academic coursework, continuing education, and lifelong learning. 
  • Maintaining an awareness of how archival collections and the relationships between them can be used to define, gain insight, and understand histories, issues and topics of continuing importance to society.

Guide to the Repository

    Stay tuned for a Featured Collection Series here on our website!

       

      Research Room Hours

      Monday through Thursday 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM or by appointment.

      Contact Us

      wyoref@caspercollege.edu
      307-268-2680

      Katrina Brown, Director
      Office: LI 225
      307-268-2036
      katrina.brown@caspercollege.edu

      Hanz Olson,  Archivist & Librarian
      Office: LI 202c
      307-268-2549
      hanz.olson@caspercollege.edu

      Keith Rouse, Western History Specialist
      Office: LI 202
      307-268-2680
      keith.rouse@caspercollege.edu

       Research Appointments

      If you have a information need the Western History Center can help with and would like to schedule an in-person or remote appointment, please email wyoref@caspercollege.edu.

      Though you may hear back from us sooner, please allow 2-3 days for a response.