Salt Lake Canyon Rim Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Serving Canyon Rim Stake. Convenient to Wilford and East Millcreek Stakes. All others welcome.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2980 South 2790 East, Salt Lake City, UT  84109  United States
  • YSA Building (Young Single Adult Building)
  • Parking on west side of building.
  • Enter on west side of building.

Phone: 1 801-468-5835

TFHC-Center: Aaron Peterson
TFHC-Center Assistant: Marilyn Morris
                               Carol Pearson 

Open Hours:

  • Tues:  10:00am. - 4:00pm.
  • Wed:   10:00am. - 1:00pm  and 7:00pm. - 9:00pm.
  • Thurs: 10:00am. - 4:00pm. and 7:00pm. - 9:00pm.
  • Sat. and Sun: For an appointment, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center in advance at 1 801-468-5835.

Holiday Schedule:

  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Third Tuesday, 7 pm - 8 pm, YSA Building

Center Resources


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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Hardware and Equipment
  • 11 computers
  • 2 printers (networked)
  • 1 Multi-function printer
  • 1 Digital Imaging computer, film reader, scanner, and printer
  • 1 Film reader
  • 1 Microfiche reader

Genealogy database software

  • Ancestral Quest
  • Family Insight
  • Legacy
  • PAF
  • RootsMagic

Charting software

  • PAF Companion
  • Legacy Charting

Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

  • Libre Office 3.5
  • Pedigree Resource File

Free access to subscription websites

  • British Newspapers
  • Find-My-Past (UK)
  • Footnote
  • ArkivDigital (Swedish)
  • Heritage Quest
  • World Vital Records

Research databases

  • Acadian-Cajun Family Trees
  • Australian Vital Records
  • Mormon Immigration Index

Resources in the Local Area

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