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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "E-mail a Question" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php Ask a Librarian] <br>
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'''Address:''' <ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).</ref>  
  
'''Address:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).</ref>
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:Joseph F. Smith Building&nbsp;<br>Office 1031&nbsp;
 
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:Brigham Young University <br>  
:Harold B. Lee Library <br>
 
:P.O. Box 26800
 
:Brigham Young University <br>
 
 
:Provo,&nbsp;UT 84602-6800 <br><br>
 
:Provo,&nbsp;UT 84602-6800 <br><br>
  
 
'''Telephone:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref>  
 
'''Telephone:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref>  
  
:*Information Commons 801–422–2927 <br>
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:*&nbsp;1-801.422.1968
:*Family History/Genealogy 801–422-7661 <br>
 
 
 
'''Regular Hours:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Family History and Genealogy Resources-Sunday Classes" at http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ (20 May 2010).</ref> <br>
 
 
 
:*Mon – Thurs: 9am to 9pm
 
:*Fri: 9am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm
 
:*2nd &amp; 4th Sundays: 10am to 7:30pm
 
 
 
:'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/hours_vac.php Holiday Hours]'''
 
  
'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/liblocation.php Directions, map, and parking]'''
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'''E-mail:'''<ref>Center for Family History and Genealogy, "About Us" at http://familyhistory.byu.edu/about/about.html (accessed 17 November 2010).</ref>&nbsp; &nbsp;[mailto:cfhgoff@byu.edu cfhgoff@byu.edu]  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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<br> '''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ BYU Harold B. Lee Library Internet site], books &amp; more, articles &amp; more, subject guides, databases, journals, collections, today in the library, ask, reserve a group study room.<br>
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*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ Immigrant Ancestors Project], free online collection of hard-to-find European emigration registers.<br>
*[http://catalog.lib.byu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/wedbTwC8hf/LEE/140330071/60/548/X BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog Online], net I.D. required.<br>
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*[http://script.byu.edu/ Script Tutorials], free online lessons to help you&nbsp;read Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish language genealogy documents.<br>
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ Family history and genealogy resources], Internet sites, records, societies, reference, family histories.<br>
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*[http://welshmormonhistory.org/ Welsh Mormon History], 6000+ person database built to reconstruct the nineteenth-century Welsh-Mormon immigration experience. Includes biographical, historical, religious, and family details on many immigrants.<br>  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/SubsUtility/dbresources.pl General databases] A-Z list of thousands, many of which are available off-campus.<br>
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*[http://familyhistorylab.byu.edu/261.php Religion 261 Online Lessons], NewFamilySearch, RootsMagic, GedComs, Mac Programs, Gathering information, Research ([[Family History Library|Family History Library]] Catalog, Internet), Wiki, Indexing, Case Study, NewFamilySearch Temple Process
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*[http://catalog.lib.byu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/wedbTwC8hf/LEE/140330071/60/548/X BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog Online], net I.D. required, {{WC}} search by keyword, alphabetic, relator, place name, citation, or call number. Also in [http://www.WorldCat.org WorldCat].<br>  
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
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'''''Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections'''''  
 
'''''Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections'''''  
  
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*[[BYU Family History Library|BYU Family History Library]], Provo,
 
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.  
 
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.  
*[[Church History Library|Church History Library]], Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material<ref>"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 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
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*[[Church History Library|Church History Library]], Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material<ref>"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 18 October 2008).</ref>  
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers], Salt Lake City, 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.<ref>"Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers], Salt Lake City, 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.<ref>"Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref>  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/ Utah State Historical Society], Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.<ref>"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 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/ Utah State Historical Society], Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.<ref>"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 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=544&linkidentifier=id&itemid=544 Huntington Library], San Marino CA, Western Americana including California LDS history for "qualified" scholars.  
 
*[http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=544&linkidentifier=id&itemid=544 Huntington Library], San Marino CA, Western Americana including California LDS history for "qualified" scholars.  
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*[http://www.library.yale.edu/div/divhome.htm Yale University Divinity School Library], New Haven CT, excellent collection of LDS theology and history books.
 
*[http://www.library.yale.edu/div/divhome.htm Yale University Divinity School Library], New Haven CT, excellent collection of LDS theology and history books.
  
'''''Neighboring repositories'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring repositories'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.  
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Revision as of 13:26, 20 April 2014

BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

Byujosephfsmith.jpg

Contact Information

Address: [1]

Joseph F. Smith Building 
Office 1031 
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602-6800

Telephone:[2]

  •  1-801.422.1968

E-mail:[3]   cfhgoff@byu.edu


Internet sites and databases:

  • Immigrant Ancestors Project, free online collection of hard-to-find European emigration registers.
  • Script Tutorials, free online lessons to help you read Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish language genealogy documents.
  • Welsh Mormon History, 6000+ person database built to reconstruct the nineteenth-century Welsh-Mormon immigration experience. Includes biographical, historical, religious, and family details on many immigrants.
  • Religion 261 Online Lessons, NewFamilySearch, RootsMagic, GedComs, Mac Programs, Gathering information, Research (Family History Library Catalog, Internet), Wiki, Indexing, Case Study, NewFamilySearch Temple Process
  • BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog Online, net I.D. required,
    Logo wcmasthead en.png
    search by keyword, alphabetic, relator, place name, citation, or call number. Also in WorldCat.

Collection Description

Census, vital birth, marriage, death, and divorce records, obituaries, cemeteries, immigration, land, Latter-day Saints, military, archives CDs, libraries and historical societies, reference books, family and local histories, periodicals, newspapers, biography, city directories, African American records, maps, government documents, digital archives, FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, Cyndi’s List, Footnote.com, GenForum, HeritageQuest Online, Rootsweb.com, AltaVista, Google, Teoma, Yahoo.

The library also acts as a Family History Center with access to microfilms of the Family History Library.

Tips

  • Free family history classes are taught on Sundays, click here, or telephone 801-422-6200.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Center for Family History and Genealogy, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections

  • BYU Family History Library, Provo,
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[4]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, 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, Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[6]

Similar Collections

Neighboring repositories

Wikipedia
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Sources

  1. Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).
  2. Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010).
  3. Center for Family History and Genealogy, "About Us" at http://familyhistory.byu.edu/about/about.html (accessed 17 November 2010).
  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 18 October 2008).
  5. "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).
  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 18 October 2008).