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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''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]
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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>  
 
  
 
:Joseph F. Smith Building&nbsp;<br>Office 1031&nbsp;  
 
:Joseph F. Smith Building&nbsp;<br>Office 1031&nbsp;  
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'''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>  
  
:*&nbsp; 801.422.1968
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:*&nbsp;1-801.422.1968
  
<br> '''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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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]
  
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<br>'''Genealogical projects:''' <br>
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*[http://nauvoo.byu.edu/ Nauvoo Community Project]
 
*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ Immigrant Ancestors Project], free online collection of hard-to-find European emigration registers.<br>  
 
*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ Immigrant Ancestors Project], free online collection of hard-to-find European emigration registers.<br>  
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*[http://englishmarriages.byu.edu/ Bertram Merrell's Index of English Marriages]
 
*[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://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://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>  
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*[http://welshmormon.byu.edu 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://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://dea.byu.edu/ Discovering English Ancestors]
 
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*[http://familyhistorylab.byu.edu/261 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.<br>
=== 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, [http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ click here], or telephone 801-422-6200.
 
 
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
 
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.
 
 
 
'''''Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections'''''
 
 
 
*[[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.
 
*[[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>
 
*[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>
 
 
 
*[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.lib.siu.edu/index.html Southern Illinois University],&nbsp;Carbondale IL, collects LDS history sources.
 
*[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>  
 
  
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.
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*[http://library.usu.edu/Specol/index.html Utah State University], Logan, Special Collections and Archives local historical and biographical sources.
 
*[http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary/ University of Utah], SLC, history, biography, newspapers, government documents, and Western Americana.
 
*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/documents/dirpage.html United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.
 
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Utah-County-Utah-Courts.htm Utah County Court] local court records.
 
*[http://www.provolibrary.com/local-info-and-resources Provo City Library], history, newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, FamilySearch, HeritageQuest, death certificates.
 
*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases.
 
  
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Latest revision as of 15:28, 25 October 2016

BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

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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


Genealogical projects:

=== ===
  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).