This is the official site for the Wyoming State Archives. They have free, online death records, newspapers, photos, personal & oral histories & more.




Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Wyoming Birth, Marriage, & Death Records




Newspapers – Birth announcements were often published in the newspaper, and birth dates are sometimes included in obituaries or featured biographical articles.



Newspapers – These newspaper write-ups can often corroborate dates, places and names. Sometimes they will also include details about the ceremony, dress, decorations and even the gifts.



Death Certificate Database, 1909 – Present date minus 50 years







Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Wyoming Residence Records



Maps of Wyoming, plans, certificates, posters, newspapers, trail maps, mineral maps, & more

Wyoming Places Database, “Wyoming Places provides information about locations, histories, and name origins of places in the great state of Wyoming. When possible, we share stories about these places. We use material from the public domain and we cite our sources for users who want to pursue further research.”

Historical Collections includes many subcategories such as Oral Histories, Maps, Photographs, etc




State Directories, ONSITE ONLY, “These business directories list business names, addresses, and owner/managers from around the state, organized by town.”

City Directories, ONSITE ONLY, this database only shows which directories are available on-site, it doesn’t search the directories themselves


Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Wyoming Daily Life Records



Alumni & Yearbooks

Wyoming State Archives has school record requests, including immunizations, available for the student of record




Wyoming Trademarks Database, all Wyoming state trademarks issued since 1906

Wyoming Inventors Database, “This database indexes United States patents in which one or more of the inventors were from Wyoming. Each record provides a link to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website. Records date from 1867 to present.”



Libraries, Archives, & Museums

List of Wyoming Museums

Digital Collections includes many subcategories

Research tips



Government & Legal

Wyoming Legislative Database, “This digital library contains legislative journals, or digest of journals (1869 to present), digitized bills (1873 to 2000), and bill actions, a record of actions completed on each bill (1957 to 2000).”

Wyoming State Publications Database, “Documents available here date back to 1907. You’ll find annual reports, budget requests, executive orders, agency reports, and newsletters.”

Wyoming Blue Book is a 5 volume administrative history of Wyoming Government

Volume I — European exploration to 1890, including the acquisition of land, territorial years and statehood.
Volume II — 1890 to 1943, including the early days of statehood and a history of Wyoming’s counties.
Volume III — 1943 to 1974, including a study of equality in the Equality State.
Volume IV — 1974 to 1990, including sections on government, education, economy, culture and the Wind River Reservation.
Volume V — 1990 to 2007.




Newspapers, Wyoming Newspaper Project, most newspapers digitized from 1867-1923, newspapers first published in Wyoming in 1867

Leven O’Clock Roast


Arapahoe Agency Courier

Basin City Herald

Basin Republican

Battle Lake Miner

Bessemer Wyoming Journal

Beulah Globe-News

Big Horn Banner

Big Horn County News

Big Horn County Rustler

Big Horn Hot Springs Health Reporter

Big Horn River Pilot

Big Horn Sentinel

Big Piney Examiner

Bill Barlow’s Budget

Black Diamond

Board of Trade Journal


Branding Iron

Bridger Valley Enterprise

Buffalo Bulletin

Buffalo Echo

Buffalo News

Buffalo Voice

Burlington Post

Burns Herald

Campbell County Record

Capitol Ave Theater

Carbon County Journal

Carbon County News

Carpenter News

Carpenter Record

Casper Daily Press

Casper Daily Tribune

Casper Herald

Casper Independent

Casper Junior College Chinook

Casper Press

Casper Record

Casper Tribune-Herald

Casper Weekly Mail

Casper Weekly Press

Centennial Post

Central Wyoming News

Cheyenne Board of Trade

Cheyenne Citizen

Cheyenne Cosmopolitan

Cheyenne Daily Argus

Cheyenne Daily Leader

Cheyenne Daily News

Cheyenne Daily Sun

Cheyenne Daily Sun-Leader

Cheyenne Daily Tribune

Cheyenne Illustrated

Cheyenne Leader

Cheyenne Review

Cheyenne State Leader

Cheyenne Weekly Leader

Cheyenne Weekly Sun

Cheyenne Weekly Sun-Leader

Chugg Water Journal

Chugwater News

Chugwater Record


Club Bulletin

Cody Enterprise

Cokeville Register

Colony Coyote

Converse County Herald

Converse County Press

Copper Mountain Miner

Cora Sentinel

Cowley Progress

Cowley Weekly Progress

Crook County Monitor

Daily Advertiser

Daily Boomerang

Daily Enterprise

Daily Independent

Daily Rocky Mountain Star

Daily Sun-Leader

Daily Wyoming State Tribune

Deaver Sentinel

Democratic Leader (daily ed.)

Democratic Leader (weekly ed.)

Dillon Doublejack


Douglas Advertiser

Douglas Budget

Douglas Enterprise

Dwyer Herald


Encampment Echo

Encampment Record

Encampment Valley Roundup


Evans’ Drug News

Evanston Age

Evanston Register

Fort D. A. Russell News

Fort Laramie Signal and Jay Em News

Fort Warren Sentinel

Fremont Clipper

Frontier Index

Garland Guard

Gillette News

Gillette Saturday Shopper

Glendo Pioneer

Glendo Star

Glenrock Derrick

Glenrock Graphic

Golden Prairie Herald

Goshen County Journal

Grand Encampment Herald


Green River Advertiser

Green River Star

Green River Sun

Greybull Standard

Greybull Standard and Tribune

Greybull Tribune

Guernsey Gazette

Guernsey Iron Gazette

Hartville Uplift

Heart Mountain Sentinel

Hillsdale Review

Holiday Elite


Homesteader’s Monthly Coyote

Homesteader’s Weekly Coyote


Hot Springs County News

Hot Springs Review

Hudson Journal

IL Grido Del Popolo

Indian Guide

Indian Paint Brush

Indian Progress

Inter Mountain Globe

Iron Gazette

Jackson’s Hole Courier

Jireh Record

Jireh Tribune

Johnson County Republican

Kaycee Homesteader

Kaycee Independent

Kaycee Optimist

Kemmerer Camera

Kemmerer Republican



Labor News

Lander Clipper

Lander Eagle

Lander Evening Post

Laramie Boomerang

Laramie Boomerang (Semi-Weekly ed.)

Laramie Call

Laramie County Times

Laramie Daily Boomerang

Laramie Daily Bulletin

Laramie Daily Sentinel

Laramie Daily Sun

Laramie Daily Times

Laramie Republican

Laramie Republican (Semi-Weekly ed.)

Laramie Republican (Weekly ed.)

Laramie Republican and Boomerang

Laramie Semi-Weekly Boomerang

Laramie Sentinel

Laramie Weekly Sentinel

Laramie Weekly Sun

Lewiston Gold Miner

Lightning Flat Flash

Lingle Herald

Lost Spring Times

Lovell Chronicle

Lusk Free Lance

Lusk Herald

Lusk Standard

Magic City Record

Manville News

Medicine Bow Times

Meeteetse News

Mid-West Industrial Journal


Moorcroft Democrat

Moorcroft Leader

Moorcroft Times

Natrona County Tribune

Natrona Tribune

Newcastle Democrat

Newcastle Journal

Newcastle News

Newcastle News-Journal

Newcastle Times



News Letter



Niobrara County News

Northern Wyoming Daily News

Northern Wyoming Herald

Northern Wyoming Stinger

Northwestern Live Stock Journal

Oil Field Review

Osage Driller and Dry Farmer

Otto Courier

Park County Enterprise

People’s Voice

Pine Bluffs Echo

Pine Bluffs Post

Pinedale Roundup

Platte Valley Lyre

Powell Leader

Powell Tribune

Rawlins Daily Journal

Rawlins Daily Reminder

Rawlins Daily Times

Rawlins Journal

Rawlins Republican

Rawlins Semi-Weekly Republican



Riverside Record

Riverton Chronicle

Riverton News

Riverton Republican

Riverton Review

Rock River Review

Rock Springs Adviser-News

Rock Springs Exposer

Rock Springs Independent

Rock Springs Miner

Rock Springs Rocket

Rocky Mountain Courier

Rowdy West

Salt Creek Gusher

Salt Creek Journal

Saratoga Record

Saratoga Sun

Saturday Boomerang

Semi-Weekly Boomerang

Semi-Weekly Enterprise

Shawnee Record

Sheridan Daily Enterprise

Sheridan Daily Journal

Sheridan Enterprise

Sheridan Journal

Sheridan Post

Sheridan Press

Shoshone Valley News

Shoshoni Capital

Shoshoni Capital-Gazette

Shoshoni Enterprise

Sky Dozer

Slip Stream

Smoke Signals

Snake River Sentinel

South Pass News

Star Valley Independent

Star Valley Pioneer

Stockgrower and Farmer

Summer Sun

Sun Annual

Sundance Gazette

Sundance Reform


Sweetwater Gazette

Sweetwater Mines

Thermopolis Independent

Thermopolis Independent Record

Thermopolis Record


Torrington Telegram

Trail Blazer



Tri-Weekly News

Uinta Chieftain


Upton News Letter

Van Tassell Booster

Van Tassell Pioneer

Vita Nuova

Warren Mustang

Washakie Signal Fire

Weekly Boomerang

Weekly Rocky Mountain Star

Weekly Sentinel

Weekly Sun-Leader

Weston County Democrat

Weston County Gazette

Weston County Leader

Wheatland Daily World

Wheatland Times

Wheatland World

Wind River Mountaineer

Worland Grit

Wyoming Alumnus

Wyoming and Its Future

Wyoming Blade

Wyoming Buffalo

Wyoming Business Review

Wyoming Commonwealth

Wyoming Daily Morning News

Wyoming Daily Press

Wyoming Democrat

Wyoming Derrick

Wyoming Dispatch

Wyoming Eagle

Wyoming Farm Bulletin

Wyoming Farmer

Wyoming GOP Trunkline

Wyoming Guardsman

Wyoming Illustrated Monthly

Wyoming Industrial Journal

Wyoming Jaycee

Wyoming Labor Journal

Wyoming Liberty Bell

Wyoming Monthly Souvenir

Wyoming Observer

Wyoming Oil World

Wyoming Press

Wyoming Publicity Edition

Wyoming Reporter

Wyoming Republican

Wyoming Semaphore

Wyoming Semi-Weekly Tribune

Wyoming Star

Wyoming State Journal

Wyoming State Journal & Lander Clipper

Wyoming State Ledger

Wyoming State Tribune

Wyoming Stockgrower and Farmer

Wyoming Stockman-Farmer

Wyoming Student

Wyoming Times

Wyoming Trails

Wyoming Tribune

Wyoming Tribune (Rawlins)

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Wyoming Weekly Leader

Wyoming Weekly Republican



Oral Histories & Personal Histories

Oral History Collection

Wyoming WPA Federal Writers Project Files




Photograph Database, 500,000 images of Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain region and people

Historical Collections includes many subcategories such as Oral Histories, Maps, Photographs, etc





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