Office of President records

Collection contains an in-depth history of the University of Wyoming Presidents’ Office, encompassing a wide range of financial, budgetary, and administrative functions. Of special interest are the three boxes of office files relating to President William D. Carlson’s term as president from 1968-1977, including a 1998 reminiscence entitled “Four Seasons in Laramie: Adventures of a University President.”

Additional content for this collection can be found in the "Inventory for collection.”

Colorado State University press release, October 25, 1969

Press release from Colorado State University President stating their football team will continue to play UW.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000029
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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UW faculty letter to Pres. Carlson in support of Eaton and Board of Trustees, October 23, 1969

Letter to UW President William D. Carlson from UW College of Education instructor in support of dismissal of Black 14.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000067
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter to Pres. Carlson from UW archives regarding recording of meetings, October 28, 1969

Letter to UW President Carlson from UW Western History Research Center (now American Heritage Center) Director Gene M. Gressley stating the Center is not recording meetings but is accepting materials from Irene Schubert who is.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000109
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter to Pres. Carlson from Paul Stock, November 6, 1969

Letter from prominent Wyoming oilman Paul Stock in support of Eaton.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000064
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter to Paul Stock from Pres. Carlson, November 11, 1969

Letter from UW President Carlson to Wyoming oilman Paul Stock stating that UW will not accede to "demands from any group" and will maintain discipline.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000066
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Page 1 of tally of those who favor dismissal of Black 14, November 18, 1969

Page 1 of tally provided to UW President Carlson of number of people listed by Wyoming city and out-of-state who have written in favor dismissal of Black 14.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000050
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Page 2 of tally of those who favor dismissal of Black 14, November 18, 1969

Page 2 of tally provided to UW President Carlson of number of people listed by Wyoming city and out-of-state who have written in favor dismissal of Black 14.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000051
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter to Pres. Carlson regarding UW financial aid for Black 14, November 19, 1969

Letter from UW Mathematics professor George W. Day to UW Pres. Carlson asking about status of financial aid for Black 14.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000022
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Response from Pres. Carlston to letter regarding UW financial aid for Black 14, December 9, 1969

Letter from UW Pres. Carlson to UW Mathematics professor George W. Day that the Black 14 would be eligible for financial aid during the spring semester although they had not yet taken needed steps.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000020
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter from UW graduate supporting dismissal of Black 14, December 16, 1969

Letter from Fort Collins, Colorado, resident who graduated UW in 1926 supporting dismissal of players and asks why the players are not concerned about women being denied offices in the LDS Church.

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000002
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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Letter from prospective UW student in support of dismissal of Black 14, December 19, 1969

Letter from Chicago women stating support for UW's position and for it standing "by its rules and principals."

Resource Identifier
ah510000_000001
Citation
University of Wyoming President's Office Records, Collection No. 510000, Box 437, Folder 3, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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