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==== Location and Map  ====
 
==== Location and Map  ====
  
*'''Address:''' 1240 East 500 North, Bountiful, Utah  
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*'''Address:''' 1250 East 500 North, Bountiful, Utah  
*We are located in Bountiful, Utah at 1240 E. 500 North, in a small building on the south side of the parking lot. Entrance is downstairs on the southwest corner of the building. Ample free parking is available.  
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*We are located in Bountiful, Utah at 1250 E. 500 North, in a small building on the south side of the parking lot. Entrance is downstairs on the southwest corner of the building. Ample free parking is available.  
 
*Please note that this is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.  
 
*Please note that this is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.  
*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1240+East+500+North,+Bountiful,+Utah&hl=en&ll=40.895657,-111.85539&spn=0.013641,0.0212&sll=40.877135,-111.892222&sspn=0.006822,0.0106&oq=1240+East+500+North,+Bountiful,+Utah&hnear=1240+E+500+N,+Bountiful,+Utah+84010&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1240+East+500+North,+Bountiful,+Utah&hl=en&ll=40.895657,-111.85539&spn=0.013641,0.0212&sll=40.877135,-111.892222&sspn=0.006822,0.0106&oq=1240+East+500+North,+Bountiful,+Utah&hnear=1240+E+500+N,+Bountiful,+Utah+84010&t=m&z=16 Location on Map] Google Maps has a bug which makes it impossible to point to our exact location.  We are a half block east of where the map points.
  
 
==== Center Contacts and Hours  ====
 
==== Center Contacts and Hours  ====
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'''Telephone:''' 801-299-4245  
 
'''Telephone:''' 801-299-4245  
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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'''Open Hours:'''  
*'''Monday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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*'''Tuesday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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*'''Monday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm  
*'''Wednesday:''', 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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*'''Tuesday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  
*'''Thursday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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*'''Wednesday:''', 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  
*'''Friday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm'''
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*'''Thursday:''' 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  
*'''We are closed Saturday and Sunday'''
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*'''Friday: '''10:00 am to 2:00 pm  
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*'''We are closed Saturday and Sunday'''  
 
*Call in case of inclement weather
 
*Call in case of inclement weather
  
'''Holiday Schedule 2012'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule'''  
*Closed New Years Day - Monday January 2
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*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday Jan 16
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*Closed Labor Day - Monday September 3<br>
*Closed Memorial - Monday May 28
 
*Closed Independence Day - Wednesday July 4
 
*Closed Pioneer Day - Monday July 23 &amp; Tuesday July 24
 
*Closed Labor Day - Monday September 3  
 
 
*Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday November 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23  
 
*Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday November 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23  
 
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Thursday December 20 thru Tuesday January 1, 2013  
 
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Thursday December 20 thru Tuesday January 1, 2013  
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*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday Jan 21, 2013
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*Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
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*Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013&nbsp;
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'''Directors:'''  
 
'''Directors:'''  
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::Leon A, Davies<br>Dee C. Hansen
 
::Leon A, Davies<br>Dee C. Hansen
  
== Our Patron Resources  ==
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=== Our Patron Resources  ===
  
*14 patron [[Family History Library Computer Resources|computers]]
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*14 patron [[Family History Library Computer Resources|computers]]  
*1 microfilm reader
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*1 microfilm reader  
*1 microfilm/microfiche reader-digitizes on a dedicated computer to a printer
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*1 microfilm/microfiche reader-digitizes on a dedicated computer to a printer  
*2 multi-use printers
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*2 multi-use printers  
*1 copy machine
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*1 copy machine  
*Ceiling mounted Projector
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*Ceiling mounted Projector  
 
*Internet access.  
 
*Internet access.  
*Training room: 6 computers
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*Training room: 6 computers  
 
*Dry magnetic writing board.  
 
*Dry magnetic writing board.  
 
*Free access to Premiium Online Portal websites, including Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, Find My Past, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War, The Genealogist, Historical Map Works Library Edition, World Vital Records, and much more.  
 
*Free access to Premiium Online Portal websites, including Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, Find My Past, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War, The Genealogist, Historical Map Works Library Edition, World Vital Records, and much more.  
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=== Records Collection  ===
 
=== Records Collection  ===
  
• Through a microform circulation system, we have access to the main library's collection of many of the [[Family History Library Microfilm Restrictions|genealogical recordsof]] the world.<br>  
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• Through a microform circulation system, we have access to the main library's collection of many of the [[Family History Library Microfilm Restrictions|genealogical records of]] the world.<br>  
  
 
• Our computers access the FamilySearch database which contains many millions of names linked into families.  
 
• Our computers access the FamilySearch database which contains many millions of names linked into families.  
  
== Training and Assistance  ==
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=== Training and Assistance  ===
  
 
• We offer access to and assistance in the use of many internet research sites. We can also assist you with the use of [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog The Family History Library Catalog], the online catalog describing the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  
 
• We offer access to and assistance in the use of many internet research sites. We can also assist you with the use of [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog The Family History Library Catalog], the online catalog describing the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  
  
• Other training in such things as research basics, data management programs, the Research Wiki, and other programs can be arranged by appointment by calling the director at 801-292-9048.  
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• Other training in such things as research basics, data management programs, the Research Wiki, and other programs can be arranged by appointment by calling the director at 801-292-9048.<br>
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=== Classes<br>  ===
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Non currently scheduled
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===  ===
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
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'''''Repositories with very large genealogical collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Repositories with very large genealogical collections'''''<br>  
  
*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.<ref>Local History &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Genealogy Reading Room in the Library of Congress home page at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref> <br>  
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*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.<ref>Local History Genealogy Reading Room in the Library of Congress home page at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref> <br>  
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<ref>National Archives home page at http://www.archives.gov/ (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref> <br>  
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<ref>National Archives home page at http://www.archives.gov/ (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref> <br>  
 
*[[Allen County Public Library]] (Indiana) home of the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]], more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, &amp; German collections.<ref>"Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref><br>
 
*[[Allen County Public Library]] (Indiana) home of the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]], more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, &amp; German collections.<ref>"Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx (accessed 20 February 2011).</ref><br>

Revision as of 13:50, 29 October 2012

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

The Bountiful Heights Family History Center is available to serve community members free of charge. The Center is open to the public.  We welcome all!

Location and Map

  • Address: 1250 East 500 North, Bountiful, Utah
  • We are located in Bountiful, Utah at 1250 E. 500 North, in a small building on the south side of the parking lot. Entrance is downstairs on the southwest corner of the building. Ample free parking is available.
  • Please note that this is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • Location on Map Google Maps has a bug which makes it impossible to point to our exact location.  We are a half block east of where the map points.

Center Contacts and Hours

Telephone: 801-299-4245

Open Hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday:, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • We are closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Call in case of inclement weather

Holiday Schedule

  • Closed Labor Day - Monday September 3
  • Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday November 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23
  • Closed Christmas and New Years - Thursday December 20 thru Tuesday January 1, 2013
  • Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday Jan 21, 2013
  • Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
  • Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013 

Directors:

Leon A, Davies
Dee C. Hansen

Our Patron Resources

  • 14 patron computers
  • 1 microfilm reader
  • 1 microfilm/microfiche reader-digitizes on a dedicated computer to a printer
  • 2 multi-use printers
  • 1 copy machine
  • Ceiling mounted Projector
  • Internet access.
  • Training room: 6 computers
  • Dry magnetic writing board.
  • Free access to Premiium Online Portal websites, including Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, Find My Past, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War, The Genealogist, Historical Map Works Library Edition, World Vital Records, and much more.
  • A collection of books containing biographies, research guidance materials, indexes, and databases.
  • 48 Literature shelves with handouts for Priesthood Leadership, Auxillaries, New Family Search classes, Research classes and Center resources guides.
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  • Many training materials from genealogical conferences.

Our Personnel

• We have 55 Family History Library Consultants to assist you. These volunteers donate their time and some specialize in the following areas:

•U.S. Research
•British Research
•German Research
•American Indian Research
•New FamilySearch

Library Background

• The Bountiful Utah Heights Multistake Center is a branch library of the Genealogical Library located in Salt Lake City. The main library was founded in 1894 to gather genealogical records and assist members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with their family history and genealogical research. The main Library is the largest library of its kind in the world and is visited by an estimated 1,900 or more individual patrons and groups each day. Our branch library is much more modest.

Records Collection

• Through a microform circulation system, we have access to the main library's collection of many of the genealogical records of the world.

• Our computers access the FamilySearch database which contains many millions of names linked into families.

Training and Assistance

• We offer access to and assistance in the use of many internet research sites. We can also assist you with the use of The Family History Library Catalog, the online catalog describing the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

• Other training in such things as research basics, data management programs, the Research Wiki, and other programs can be arranged by appointment by calling the director at 801-292-9048.

Classes

Non currently scheduled

Guides

Family History Centers

• Family history centers (FHC) are branches of the Family History Library. • Over 4,000 family history centers operate in more than 88 countries. • Local family history centers are staffed by helpful volunteers. • About 100,000 rolls of microfilm are circulated to family history centers each month.

Click here to locate the nearest family history center, in your area, or call 1-866-406-1830 in the United States and Canada.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot find a source you need at the Family History Library, try one or more of these other repositories.

Repositories with very large genealogical collections

  • Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.[1]
  • National Archives, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.[2]
  • Allen County Public Library (Indiana) home of the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, & German collections.[3]

Repositories with significant Utah local history and Mormon Pioneer collections

  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-present: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photos, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[4]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, SLC, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.[5]
  • Utah State Historical Society, SLC, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, telephone directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[6]

Sources

  1. Local History Genealogy Reading Room in the Library of Congress home page at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ (accessed 20 February 2011).
  2. National Archives home page at http://www.archives.gov/ (accessed 20 February 2011).
  3. "Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx (accessed 20 February 2011).
  4. "Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 20 February 2011).
  5. "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 20 February 2011).
  6. "Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 20 February 2011).