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=== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ===
 
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Historical Department <br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints <br>50 East North Temple Street <br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400 <br>Telephone: 800-406-1830<br>Telephone: 801-240-2785 <br>Fax: 801-240-1845 <br>http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library
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[http://lds.org/churchhistory/library Historical Department <br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ]<br>50 East North Temple Street <br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400 <br>Phone: (800) 406-1830<br>Phone: (801) 240-2785 <br>Fax: (801) 240-1845
  
 
=== Methodist  ===
 
=== Methodist  ===

Revision as of 20:57, 20 December 2010

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Nevada  Gotoarrow.png  Church Records

The four largest religious groups in Nevada before 1900 were:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Methodist
  • Protestant Episcopal
  • Roman Catholic[citation needed]


For a history of seven major denominations in Nevada, see:

  • Loofbourow, Leon L. Loofbourow. Steeples among the Sage . . . (Oakland,California: Lake Park Press, 1964. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2L

The Family History Library has a few records for some Nevada churches. The largest collection of Nevada church records is for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses for help in locating their records:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Historical Department
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

50 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
Phone: (800) 406-1830
Phone: (801) 240-2785
Fax: (801) 240-1845

Methodist

United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library
PO Box 127
Madison, New Jersey 07940-0127
Telephone: 973-408-3189
FAX: 973-408-3909
Internet: gcah@gcah.org

Protestant Episcopal

The Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503-1799
Telephone: (775) 688-1190
Fax: (775) 688-2917

(They have the records for the Nevada Diocese from 1862 to 1969.)

To learn more about the records of the Protestant Episcopal Church, see:

  • Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada, Protestant Episcopal Church (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1941. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2he; film 1036524 item 2; fiche 6051184

Roman Catholic

Diocese of Las Vegas
Chancery Office
336 Cathedral Way
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (702) 735-3500
Fax: (702) 735-8941

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 18316
Reno, NV 89114-8316

The diocese includes the counties of: Clark, Lincoln, Nye and White Pine

Diocese of Reno
290 S. Arlington
Reno, NV 89501-1713
Archives Phone: (775) 326-9440
Fax (775) 348-8619

The diocese includes the counties of: Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey and Washoe

To learn more about the records of the Catholic Church, see:

  • Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada: Roman Catholic Church (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1939. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2hc; film 1036527 item 7; fiche 6051185