D. Claudia Thompson is an archivist at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming. She has prepared the papers of judges, journalists, aviators, actors, musicians, miners, and missionaries. Most of her published work can be found in the form of finding aids. However, she has also written for Annals of Wyoming, Montana: the Magazine of Western History, and American Archivist. She received an M.A. in Librarianship from the University of Denver in 1978, specializing in archives management.