Links & Resources

Links & Resources

The Rock Springs Historical Museum has a large photograph collection as well as an extensive collection of texts, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings available to the public for research purposes. Those wishing to come to the museum to research are encouraged to call ahead so that we may gather relevant materials prior to your arrival. Copy and scanning services are available. Staff is also happy to find information for you and send it by standard mail, email, or over the phone. We can be reached a307-362-3138 or email at Be sure to include the following information: Your name, phone, mailing address, subject that you are researching, dates (if known), and date that you need a response by. Please keep in mind that research takes time, so be sure to contact us well in advance of any deadlines.
The museum thrives on donations! Donations are welcome in person anytime during our regular hours, we also accept items through the mail, and can often arrange for pickup. Our standard donation form is available in the Document Center.
If you would like to make a monetary donation to the museum, please visit our payment site.
Helpful Links
Links for Research:
  • Burial Search Searchable online database for burials in the Rock Springs Cemetery.
  • Rock Springs Historical Museum : Online Collections ( Searchable online database of the Rock Springs Historical Museums Collections. New items added regularly.
  • The Wyoming Newspaper Project Searchable database of newspapers from across the state of Wyoming. Created by the Wyoming State Library and Wyoming State Archives.
  • The Wyoming State Archives - The Wyoming State Archives collects, manages, and preserves Wyoming state public records that have long term administrative, legal, and historical value. These records document the history of our state and the activities of Wyoming’s government offices. The Archives also collects non-government records that contribute to an understanding of the state’s history. There are multiple searchable databases on this site. 
  • Wyoming Tales and Trails - This site is devoted almost exclusively to the history of Wyoming as told through photographs.
  • Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free & Borrowable Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine - The Internet Archive is a non-profit, digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Their mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.
  • User Account ( - See materials archived at Internet Archives by the RSHM including the Union Pacific Coal Company Employe's Magazines, Rock Springs High School "Sagebrusher" Yearbooks, Scrapbooks, Ledgers, and Registers.
  • Home | Library of Congress ( - The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, films and video, audio recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
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Other Links: 

  • Director Don Aoki shares the tale of his Japanese maternal great-grandparents and their families lives in southwestern Wyoming working as miners and railroad laborers during the first years of the 20th century. Pioneers of Rock Springs - FilmFreeway.

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