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Digital Collections

Digital Collections



Many of our records have been digitized to make them easier to access. Or, they are “born digital;” that is, they were created as a digital document (report, photo, map, slideshow, etc.) and have never been printed as physical items. To access these records please have a look in these places:


WyoCOMET (link opens in new tab/window)

This online platform allows you to search our holdings for materials available to explore. The finding aids also includes links digitized archival or manuscript collections (or portions of collections).


Photo Collection (link opens in new tab/window)

Check out some of our best-loved photos in this searchable database. Use the thumbnails provided, or contact us about ordering higher resolution copies.


Map Case Collection (link opens in new tab/window)

Includes other oversized materials such as newspaper issues.


Oral History Collection (link opens in new tab/window)

Many of these interviews have been digitized so you can listen to them now.

Listen to more Wyoming Stories on the State Parks & Cultural Resources page.


State Agency Websites 

Using the Internet Archive, we are capturing state agency websites at regular intervals.


Aerial Photos (link opens in new tab/window)

Wyoming from the air. I can see your house from here!


Wyoming Blue Book Wiki (link opens in new tab/window)

An online version of the five volume administrative history of the State of Wyoming. A great source for biographies, histories of state agencies and institutions, and copies of our founding documents.

State Archives collections in the Wyoming State Library’s Digital Collections Suite

  • Wyoming Newspaper Project - Using the State Archives’ newspaper microfilm, this database which contains almost every newspaper published in the state, up to 1923.
  • Wyoming Legislation - Contains scanned copies of state bill “jackets” from our Secretary of State Elections Division.
  • Wyoming Trademarks - Contains scanned trademark files from the records of the Secretary of State Corporation Division.


Wyoming Digital Archives

The Digital Archives is a secure online repository where state agencies can store, manage, and access electronic records with long-term or permanent value. Developed by the State Archives, the Digital Archives preserves and manages state agency electronic records in much the same way the State Records Center does for paper records. Eventually, state agencies will use this portal to share publicly accessible electronic records for easy access.


Wyoming COVID-19 Collection Project (link opens in new tab/window)

The Wyoming State Archives is accepting donations of diaries, written accounts, videos, vlogs, pictures, and other documents that will allow researchers in the future a better picture of life during the current pandemic in Wyoming. For more information and donate, use the Documenting COVID-19 in Wyoming with the State Archives form. To see what has been donated to the Wyoming State Archive, Wyoming State Museum, and UWYO American Heritage Center, visit the COVID-19 in Wyoming Google site.


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