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'''Hours and holidays:'''  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''  
 
:Come any time but call or email to confirm hours for specialized service.
 
  
 
:Monday-Saturday open 10:00 a.m. <br>  
 
:Monday-Saturday open 10:00 a.m. <br>  
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.nypl.org/ New York Public Library Internet home page].  
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*[http://library.loganutah.org Internet home page].  
*[http://catalog.nypl.org/search/ New York Public Library catalog online].  
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*[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/SIRSI/0/57/60/1180/X?user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Public Library catalog online].  
*[http://www.nypl.org/locations/schwarzman/milstein-division-us-history-local-history-genealogy NYPL Milstein Division - U.S. History, Local History, and Genealogy].
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*[http://library.loganutah.org/Archives/ Logan Public Library - Virginia Hanson Special Collections].
*[http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/36/node/62586 NYPL Milstein Division - Conducting Research].  
 
*[http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/36/node/65877 NYPL Milstein Division - FAQ].
 
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
The New York Public Library's collection is one of the largest in the world with over 14 million titles. The '''Irma and Paul Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy''' has an outstanding collection of American history at national, state and local levels; international genealogy and heraldry in Roman alphabets; the Dorot Jewish collection; photos; New York censuses, directories, and vital records. The Milstein Division acquires materials beyond the local region. The United States town, city, county and state history collection is national in scope. Books requested in the Bill Blass Public Catalog Room are delivered to the Rose Reading Room. The open shelf dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, and indexes alone include 25,000 volumes.<br>
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The Logan Library, Virginia Hanson Special Collections has an excellent collection of historical information related to [[Logan, Utah|Logan]] and [[Cache County, Utah|Cache County]], Utah. In 2006 the Everton Genealogy Collection was donated to the library. It was opened to the public for two years but was then closed in April 2008. The staff of the library have since been working to add a portion of this book collection to the Virginia Hanson Special Collections. In addition to the book collections, there is an expanding archival and digital collection relating primarily to the City of Logan.<br>
 
 
The library has computers with Internet access including the most popular genealogical databases, and free Wi-Fi for personal computers of visitors. The '''Milstein Microfilm Room''' gives access to New York State censuses, New York City directories, and indexes to New York City vital records (births late 19th century-1982; deaths late 19th century-1982; and marriages 1869-1937), coroner's inquisitions 1823-1898, divorce index 1784-1910, 1890 New York City “Police” Census, New York City historical newspapers, NYC land and property records 1654-1857, 18th and 19th century wills for many counties.  
 
 
 
In addition, the '''Manuscripts and Archives Division''', 3rd floor, has about 30,000 feet (9,144 meters) of archival papers of individuals, families, and organizations mostly from the New York area. The '''Rare Book Division''', 3rd Floor, has 130,000 titles from Europe, England, and the Americas. The '''Art, Prints and Photographs Division''', 3rd floor, has 200,000 prints.
 
 
 
The New York Public Library now houses the '''New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's&nbsp;'''collection. All of their collection has been cataloged and is located in the New York Public Library's [http://www.nypl.org/collections online catalog.]
 
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
*Access to Special Collections: Rare Books Division, Manuscripts and Archives Division, Arents Collection, Berg Collection, Pforzheimer Collection, Print Collection, Photography Collection, and Spencer Collection requires a library card, photo identification, and an application. You can submit applications in each collection's reading room or via their webpage in some cases.  
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*Although much of the collection is open for browsing during library open hours, a portion of the collection is closed stacks. Ask a reference librarian for access to these materials.  
*The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in '''''not''''' at the Main Branch.
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*Come anytime but call or email in advance to confirm hours for specialized reference service.
 
 
=== Guides  ===
 
 
 
*Sam P. Williams, ''Guide to the Research Collections of the New York Public Library'' (Chicago: American Library Association, 1975). ({{FHL|203628|item}} Book 974.71 A3w). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1365290 WorldCat entry].
 
*New York Public Library. Local History and Genealogy Division, ''United States Local History Catalog: a Modified Shelf List Arranged Alphabetically by State, and Alphabetically by Locality within Each State'', 18 volumes and four suppelments. (Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, 1974). ({{FHL|137032|item}} Large Q&nbsp;Book 974.71 A3nd). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1159373 WorldCat entry].
 
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
  
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.
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If you cannot visit or find a source at the Logan Public Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
 
 
 
*[http://www.nypl.org/locations New York Public Library Branches] over 90 in New York City.
 
*[[New England Historic Genealogical Society]], Boston, national in scope. Over 100 million name database, of vital records, genealogies, journals, over 200,000 books, 100,000 microfilms, and over 20 million manuscripts with emphasis on New England and New York since the 1600s.
 
*[[National Archives Northeast Region (New York City)]], censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, New York port and shipping, naturalizations, inventions.
 
*[[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]] (that is Waltham), censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, naturalizations, African Americans, Indians.
 
*[[Stadsarchief Amsterdam]] (Amsterdam Municipal Archives) early Dutch notarial records of New York.
 
 
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
 
 
*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, Utah, holds 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, and Mormon records.
 
*[[Allen County Public Library|Allen County Public Library]], Fort Wayne, Indiana, premier periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic collections, and Canadians.
 
*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, [http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ Local History and Genealogy Reading Room] is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources
 
*[[Newberry Library]], Chicago, genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records mostly from the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, &amp; British Isles.
 
*[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]], Independence, MO, national censuses/indexes, 80,000 family histories, 100,000 local histories, 565,000 microfilms, 7,000 maps, and newspapers.
 
*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons.
 
*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem], Jerusalem, 85,000 volumes about the Jewish Holocaust, largest yizkor book collection.
 
 
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
 
 
 
*[[New York State Library]], Albany, has local histories, genealogies, atlases, church, cemetery (including DAR), city directories, microfilmed newspapers, censuses, passenger lists, and periodicals.
 
*[[New York State Archives]], Albany, has manuscripts, vital record indexes, land grants, maps, military, court, alien depositions, prisoners, Erie Canal passenger lists, wills, estates, and state censuses.
 
*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/index.php New York Genealogical and Biographical Society], New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.
 
*[https://www.nyhistory.org/web/ New York Historical Society] manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
 
*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ Vital Records Section of the New York State Dept. of Health], Menands, NY, for '''''outside''''' New York City births and deaths (1881-present), and marriage licenses (1880-present). Also, all divorces since 1963.
 
*[http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html Municipal Archives] has New York City birth, death, and marriage records; the 1890 police census; city directories; voter registrations; almshouse records; and municipal government records.
 
*Courts: city, state, and federal.
 
*[http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/ Columbia University Libraries], history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.
 
*[http://www.hollandsociety.com/library.html Holland Society] 7,000 New Netherland family and local history books, Dutch Reformed Church records.
 
*[http://huguenotsocietyofamerica.org/?page=Library Huguenot Historical Society] open by appointment: history, settlement, genealogy, biography, theology.
 
*[http://www.yivoinstitute.org/ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research] East European Jewish immigrant studies, gazetteers, yizkor books (Holocaust town memorial books), biographical directories, Landsmanshaft records.
 
*[http://www.lbi.org/ Leo Baeck Insitiute] preserves family and community histories about Jews in German speaking countries.
 
  
=== Sources  ===
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*[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan, Utah Family History Center]] a regional branch of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*[http://library.usu.specol/ Utah State University Special Collections &amp; Archives] includes a large collection of materials of local history interest both print and archival as well as a vast digital collection.
  
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Logan Public Library

Contact Information

Library Address:

Logan Library
255 North Main Street
Logan, UT 84321

E-mail: Virginia Hanson Special Collections

Telephone: (435)716-9143

Hours and holidays:

Monday-Saturday open 10:00 a.m.
Monday-Thursday close 9:00 p.m.
Friday-Saturday close 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming closings: click here.

Directions:

Logan Public Library location on MapQuest

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

The Logan Library, Virginia Hanson Special Collections has an excellent collection of historical information related to Logan and Cache County, Utah. In 2006 the Everton Genealogy Collection was donated to the library. It was opened to the public for two years but was then closed in April 2008. The staff of the library have since been working to add a portion of this book collection to the Virginia Hanson Special Collections. In addition to the book collections, there is an expanding archival and digital collection relating primarily to the City of Logan.

Tips

  • Although much of the collection is open for browsing during library open hours, a portion of the collection is closed stacks. Ask a reference librarian for access to these materials.
  • Come anytime but call or email in advance to confirm hours for specialized reference service.

Alternate Repositories

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