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[[Image:Church History Library.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah]]&nbsp;<sup>''Welcome to the page for the''</sup><sub><br></sub><big><big><big><font color="#003366">'''''Church History Library'''''</font></big></big></big> &nbsp;<sup>''of&nbsp;The&nbsp;Church&nbsp;of&nbsp;Jesus&nbsp;Christ of Latter-day Saints''</sup>
 
  
=== Contact Information  ===
 
 
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="CCHL">"Contact the Church History Library" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3956-1-2121,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref> &nbsp;[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/askalibrarian Ask a Librarian] <br>
 
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="CCHL" />
 
 
:15 East North Temple Street <br>
 
:Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 <br>
 
 
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="CCHL" /> &nbsp;recording, and live&nbsp;staff 801-240-2745<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;801-240-2804<br>
 
 
'''Hours, admission, and holidays:'''<ref>"Hours and Admission" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref>&nbsp;[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html Click here].
 
 
'''Maps and public transportation:'''
 
 
*For a map of&nbsp;area pay-parking lots&nbsp;[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3955-1-2120,00.html click here].
 
*For TRAX light rail,&nbsp;and&nbsp;bus routes [http://www.rideuta.com/ click here].
 
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
 
 
*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library Church History Library Internet Site]: resources, hours and admission, services and rules, location.
 
*[http://chperiodicals.lds.org/ LDS Church Periodical Index] of authors, titles, subjects, and abstracts of articles&nbsp;in periodicals published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others from 1976 to the present.
 
*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch/1,15773,3966-1,00.html Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (1847-1868)]&nbsp;index of individuals and companies that crossed the plains to Utah&nbsp;from 1847&nbsp;to 1868.&nbsp;Also includes transcribed excerpts from trail diaries, letters, and newspaper reports.
 
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
 
Manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information by and about members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
 
 
*Ward, branch,&nbsp;mission, and stake&nbsp;records from&nbsp;the mountain West of the United States, and around the world, including membership records primarily from 1877 to&nbsp;1983, meeting minutes, and some early emigration records.
 
*Missionary, and priesthood quorum records.
 
*Diaries and journals of individuals including pioneers and some Church leaders
 
*Published histories&nbsp;of&nbsp;wards, branches, stakes, and missions
 
*Biographical information about LDS Church leaders.
 
*LDS Church periodicals and newspapers.
 
*Patriarchal blessings
 
*Local unit histories (ward, branch, mission, and stake division records)
 
 
=== Guide  ===
 
 
The [[Tracing LDS Ancestors|'''Tracing LDS Ancestors''']] Wiki pages describe in detail some of sources at the Church History Library. See especially [[LDS Census|Census]] · [[LDS Colonization|Colonization]] · [[LDS Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]] · [[LDS Historical Geography|Historical Geography]] · [[LDS History|History]] · [[LDS Membership Records|Membership Records]] · [[LDS Military Records|Military Records]] · [[LDS Missionaries|Missionaries]] · [[LDS Newspapers|Newspapers]] · [[LDS Patriarchal Blessings|Patriarchal Blessings]] · [[LDS Periodicals|Periodicals]] · [[LDS Priesthood Records|Priesthood Records]].
 
 
=== Substitute Repositories  ===
 
 
{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
 
 
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;{repository name}, a similar record may be available at one of the following.
 
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
 
 
*Family History Library
 
*BYU
 
*RLDS
 
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
 
*Yale
 
*Southern Illinois<br>
 
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
 
 
*U of U
 
*Utah State U
 
*Utah State Archives<br>
 
 
=== Sources  ===
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
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[[Category:Repositories]] [[Category:Utah]] [[Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors]] [[Category:Salt_Lake_County,_Utah]]
 

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