| Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library|
- Joseph F. Smith Building
- Brigham Young University
- Provo, UT 84602-6800
- Holiday Hours
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Internet sites and databases:
- Immigrant Ancestors Project, collection of hard-to-find European emigration registers available online through a free database.
- 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
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.
- Free family history classes are taught on Sundays, click here, or telephone 801-422-6200.
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
- 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.
- 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.
- Utah State Archives, SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.
- Utah State University, Logan, Special Collections and Archives local historical and biographical sources.
- University of Utah, SLC, history, biography, newspapers, government documents, and Western Americana.
- United States District Court of Utah federal court records.
- Utah County Court local court records.
- Provo City Library, history, newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, FamilySearch, HeritageQuest, death certificates.
- Salt Lake City Public Library Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases.