State Library of Arizona

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State Library of Arizona
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  E-mail form

Address:[1]

1700 West Washington Street
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Telephone:[1]  602-926-3870, or Toll Free: 1-800-228-4710 (Arizona only)
Fax:  602-256-7984

Hours and holidays:[1]  Monday-Friday 8-5

Map, directions, and public transportation:

  • Public transportation:  Valley Metro Bus
    • Route 1 - Washington/Jefferson  stops on Adams or Jefferson near 18th Ave
    • Route 17 - 17th Avenue  stops on 17th Ave near Adams (about 2 blocks east)
    • Route 19 - 19th Avenue  stops on 19th Ave near Jefferson or Adams (about 2 blocks west)
    • Route 573 - Northwest Valley Express  stops on 17th Ave near Adams (about 2 blocks east)

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

The State Library of Arixona is the  starting place for Arizona family history research. This is primarily a book library—a good one. They also have census microfilms.[2] Collection includes immigration and naturalization books and indexes, published material from all states for vital records, courts, wills, and county histories, published material for some international nations, major genealogical periodicals for several states, and Internet sites such as Ancestry, and Heritage Quest Online.[3]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the State Library of Arizona, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, has many Arizona cemeteries, census, church, court, histories, immigration, land, military, and naturalization records on microfilm.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Contact State Library of Arizona in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 10 February 2015).
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 15. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogy and Family History in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 10 February 2015).