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State Historical Records Advisory Board

State Historical Records Advisory Board











Who We Are


The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) promotes the identification, preservation and dissemination of Wyoming’s historical records. To accomplish this mission, the Board awards grants and sponsors workshops for archives, libraries, museums, and others throughout the state that collect, manage, and preserve historical records.  The SHRAB’s activities are made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

The Wyoming 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.

Apply for Grants - see the section below. 
Introduction to ArchivesSpace workshop

Date and time:  Friday, May 4, 2018, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Location:  Laramie County Library, Willow Room, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, Cheyenne, WY  82001

Instructor:  Miloche Kottman, Head of Cataloging and Archival Processing from the University of Kansas

Description:   ArchivesSpace is a widely used open source, web application for managing archives information.  The application integrated Archivists' Toolkit and Archon. This introductory workshop will provide information on how ArchivesSpace may be used as a collection management tool and for online finding aid development.

Registration:  The workshop is free, but the number of attendees is limited.  To register, please contact Cindy Brown at the Wyoming State Archives (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 307-777-7036).

This workshop is being sponsored by the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board with funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.   We thank SRMA for its help in promoting this event.


SHRAB’s Goals

  • Develop a statewide cooperative approach for the preservation of Wyoming records of enduring value.
  • Encourage and support ongoing training programs for state, tribal and local governments, local repositories, organizations and others involved in records care.
  • Facilitate access to and increase the use of Wyoming’s records.
  • Ensure the preservation of historical electronic records and information


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Board Members

  • Sylvia Bruner, Director/Registrar, Johnson County Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, Buffalo
  • Rick Ewig, Past Director, American Heritage Center, UW, Laramie
  • Shawna Goetz, Deputy Clerk of Court, Wyoming Supreme Court, Cheyenne
  • Paul Goodson, Reference Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne
  • Lokey Lytjen, Past Director, Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum, Jackson
  • Kathy Marquis, Co-Chairperson, Wyoming Deputy State Archivist, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Cheyenne, ex-officio
  • Sarah Brown Mathews, Wyoming Public Media, Laramie
  • Karen Rimmer, Douglas City Clerk, Douglas
  • Scarlet Skorcz, Accounts Payable, Business Office, WWCC, Rock Springs
  • Mike Strom, Chairman, Wyoming State Archivist, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Cheyenne
  • Janie Wait, President, Intermountain Record Center, Inc., Casper



Brief introduction about the grant program and how to apply:

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 2018-2019 grant cycle is open.  June 1 is the deadline for us to receive grant applications.

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


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SHRAB sponsors workshops featuring experts in:

  • Digitization
  • Oral History Projects
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Preservation
  • Records Management


Contact Us


Michael Strom
State Archivist and Archives Manager
(307) 777-7020


More About Us


Upcoming meetings and minutes of past meetings >> (link opens in new tab/window)

Bylaws >> (link opens in new tab/window)

Board information >> (link opens in new tab/window)






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