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State Historical Records Advisory Board

Who We Are

The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) consists of public officials and private citizens who believe in the importance of preserving our state's records and in making them available for the public.

We work with state and local governments, businesses and organizations, and individuals to provide information, technical assistance and resources. The Wyoming SHRAB is one of many similar organizations in existence nationwide, supported by and operating in cooperation with the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), a branch of the National Archives.

SHRAB Brochure PDF Document
Vist the SHRAB WIKI!

Board Members

  • Tyler Cline, Manager of Digital Programs, American Heritage Center, UW, Laramie
  • Rick Ewig, Associate Director, American Heritage Center, UW, Laramie
  • Paul Goodson, Reference Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne
  • Lokey Lytjen, Past Director, Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum, Jackson
  • Sarah Brown Mathews, Wyoming Public Media, Laramie
  • Scarlet Skorcz, Accounts Payable, Business Office, WWCC, Rock Springs
  • Carol Thompson, Clerk of Court, Wyoming Supreme Court, Cheyenne
  • Janie Wait, President, Intermountain Record Center, Inc., Casper
  • Mike Strom, Chairman, Wyoming State Archivist, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Cheyenne

SHRAB Goals

The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) promotes the identification, preservation and dissemination of Wyoming's historical records.

Goal 1:
Develop a statewide cooperative approach for the preservation of Wyoming records of ongoing value.

Goal 2:
Encourage and support ongoing training programs for state, tribal and local governments, local repositories, organizations and others involved in records care.

Goal 3:
Facilitate access to and increase the use of Wyoming's records.

Goal 4:
Ensure the preservation of historical electronic records and information.

Read the complete Wyoming SHRAB 2015-2019 Plan (updated September 21st, 2015)

SHRAB Grant Information

Grants of up $2500.00 are available to Wyoming residents for projects that further the SHRAB’s mission of promoting the identification, preservation, and dissemination of Wyoming’s historical records. The SHRAB will assign priority to those applications that show commitment to developing and/or implementing projects that will lead to enhanced online access to historical records.

The 2016-2017 grant cycle is now open. Applications are due by June 30, 2016.

Please review the grant guidelines and application for more information about how to apply, the eligibility requirements, and reporting responsibilities.

Publications

So You Have a Box of Papers PDF Document
Managing Papers: Recommended Practices for Wyoming Historical Records
Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources