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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Archives and Libraries'''  
  
 
Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.  
 
Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.  
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Many societies have libraries and archive holdings, with biographical and genealogical records. These collections will be listed under '''[[Utah Societies]].'''
  
 
The following libraries and archives are helpful for research in the state of Utah. Search the wiki for the county to locate local libraries, archives, and Family History Centers.  
 
The following libraries and archives are helpful for research in the state of Utah. Search the wiki for the county to locate local libraries, archives, and Family History Centers.  
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See also [[United States Archives and Libraries]] for a more extensive list of libraries on a national basis.  
 
See also [[United States Archives and Libraries]] for a more extensive list of libraries on a national basis.  
  
== Regional National Archive ==
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=== Online Resources  ===
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*[http://pioneer.utah.gov/home.html Pioneer: Utah's Online Library] includes Centennial county history series; Utah historical serial publications; Utah Session Laws from 1851 (requires a [Utah] library card).
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The [[Mountain West Digital Library]] is a search portal for an aggregation of digital collections from more than 50 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. It is in partnership with 60 academic libraries, public libraries, museums, historical societies, cities, counties, and state agencies from Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii (coming soon: over 60 new partners in Arizona!)
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[[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)|'''National Archives Rocky Mountain Region''' (Denver)]]<br>Building 48, Denver Federal Center<br>West 6th Avenue &amp; Kipling<br>Denver, CO 80225<br>Telephone: 303-407-5700<br>Fax: 303-407-5707<br> Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]
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=== Directories  ===
  
Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 25307<br>Denver, CO 80225
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To locate libraries in Utah, the state library maintains an updated site to public libraries.  
  
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:[http://library.utah.gov/directory/index.html Utah State Library Directory]&nbsp;The directory has links to each library web page, provides addresses, phone numbers, hours, and maps.
  
== State Libraries and Archives  ==
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=== State Libraries and Archives  ===
  
 
[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ '''Utah State Archives and Record Service''']<br>300 South Rio Grande<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Phone: 801-533-3535 <br>Fax: 801-533-3504<br>[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/collections/index.html Online Catalog]  
 
[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ '''Utah State Archives and Record Service''']<br>300 South Rio Grande<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Phone: 801-533-3535 <br>Fax: 801-533-3504<br>[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/collections/index.html Online Catalog]  
  
The Utah State Archives&nbsp;and Records Service is a state government agency that works with records created by other state and local governmental entities in Utah. Records of historical value are housed in our permanent collections and are available for research. See the website for holdings&nbsp;and services which include an online catalog and both inhouse and online&nbsp;documents and photos. .  
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The Utah State Archives and Records Service is a state government agency that works with records created by other state and local governmental entities in Utah. Records of historical value are housed in our permanent collections and are available for research. See the website for holdings and services which include an online catalog and both in-house and online documents and photos. .  
  
The Archives shares a the historic Rio Grande building with the Utah State Historical Society. The Research Center serves researchers of both organizations. See Research Center for the hours and link to their site.  
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The Archives shares the historic Rio Grande building with the Utah State Historical Society. The Research Center serves researchers of both organizations. See Research Center for the hours and link to their site.  
  
 
[http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/index.html '''Utah State Historical Society''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504<br>[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/collections/index.html Online Catalog]  
 
[http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/index.html '''Utah State Historical Society''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504<br>[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/collections/index.html Online Catalog]  
  
The Historical Society and the Utah State Archives and Record Service are both housed in the historic Rio Grande building. They share a research facility, the&nbsp;Research Center where there are thousands of photographs, books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers and periodicals&nbsp;Center and online. See below for for the hours of operation.  
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The Historical Society and the Utah State Archives and Record Service are both housed in the historic Rio Grande building. They share the Research Center where there are thousands of photographs, books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers and periodicals Center and online. See below for for the hours of operation.  
  
The Utah State Historical Society publishes the ''Utah Historical Quarterly'', a helpful resource for Utah research since 1928.
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*The Utah State Historical Society publishes the ''Utah Historical Quarterly'', a helpful resource for Utah research since 1928. Digital Version at [http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/historical_quarterly/index.html Utah Historical Society]; {{WorldCat|1713705|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|175884|item|disp=FHL books 979.2 H2u}}
  
:*Utah State Historical Society. ''Utah Historical Quarterly.'' Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1928– . Digital Version at [http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/historical_quarterly/index.html Utah Historical Society]; {{WorldCat|1713705|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|175884|item|disp=FHL books 979.2 H2u}}
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[http://historyresearch.utah.gov/ '''Research Center''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504
  
[http://historyresearch.utah.gov/ '''Research Center''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504
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*[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html Research Center and Collections] Utah State History site. Click '''Collections''', '''Catalog''' or '''Online Resources'''. For pull-down menus, click '''Programs''' or '''Learn <nowiki>&</nowiki> Research'''.
  
 
Research Center hours:<br>8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday <br>Closed Saturday and Sunday  
 
Research Center hours:<br>8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday <br>Closed Saturday and Sunday  
  
The Research Center serves both the Archives and the Historical Society.
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The Research Center serves both the Archives and the Historical Society.  
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=== Family History Centers  ===
  
== Public Libraries  ==
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'''[[Family History Library|Family History Library]]'''<br>35 North West Temple Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150<br>Telephone: 801-240-2331<br>Fax: 801-240-1584<br>E-Mail: fhl@ldschurch.org<br>
  
[[Logan Public Library|Logan Library]]<br>255 North Main<br>Logan, UT 84321<br>Telephone: 435-716-9120<br>Internet: [http://library.loganutah.org/ http://library.loganutah.org/]
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This is the largest library devoted entirely to genealogical research in the world. It is also associated with more than 4,500 [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] throughout the world. The holdings include a large collection of Utah records. Information on the hours, holidays, catalog, collection, services, key resources, and how to prepare to visit the library are on the [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] web site.  
  
:The library has received the collection from Everton Library. The Everton collection had around 80,000 genealogical volumes.
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The following guide book will help in using the library. It gives suggestions on preparing to visit the library, genealogy research tips, and helps in using the library.  
  
[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]]<br>209 East 500 South Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84111<br>Telephone: 801-524-8200<br>Fax: 801-524-8289<br>Internet: [http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/ http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/]
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:*Parker, J. Carlyle. ''Going to Salt Lake City to Do Family History Research''. 3rd ed. Turlock, California: Marietta Publishing, 1996. {{WorldCat|20057575|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|767755|item|disp=FHL book 979.2258 J5p 1996.}}
  
The Salt Lake City Public Library has a good heraldry collection, and better than average Western Americana collection including books about Mormon and other ethnic pioneers. They&nbsp;participate in inter-library loan service. Their noteworthy genealogically related databases include: HeritageQuest Online, The Pioneer (Utah's online library), Utah Digital Newspapers, Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps 1865-1970, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and the Biography Resource Center.
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A history of the Genealogical Society of Utah was written during the centennial of the society. This book covers the beginning of the society to 1994. It contains a history of the library, of microfilming, and an overview of the Granite Mountain Records Vault.  
  
== University Libraries and Special Collections  ==
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:*Allen, James B., Jessie L. Embry and Kahlile Mehr. ''Hearts Turned to the Fathers: A History of the Genealogical Society of Utah.'' 1894-1994. Provo, Utah: BYU Studies, Brigham Young University, 1995. {{WorldCat|32013266|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|731761|item|disp=FHL book 979.2258 C4a.}}
  
[[Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library|Harold B. Lee Library]] <br>Brigham Young University<br>Provo, UT 84602<br>Telephone: 801-378-2926 <br> Internet [http://lib.byu.edu/ lib.byu.edu]
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'''[[BYU Family History Library|BYU Family History Library]]'''<br>Harold B. Lee Library<br>150 East 1230 North<br>P. O. Box 26800<br>Provo, UT 84602-6800<br>Family History Reference Desk: 801-422-6200<br>Family History Librarian: 801-422-7661<br>Fax: 801-538-1050<br>Internet: [http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ BYU Family History Library]  
  
[http://www.lib.utah.edu/index.phtml Marriott Library]<br>University of Utah<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84112<br>Telephone: 801-581-8364<br>Fax: 801-585-3464
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'''[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan Family History Center]]'''<br>50 North Main<br>Logan, Utah 84323<br>Reception Desk: 435-755-5594
  
'[http://www.usu.edu/ Merrill Library]<br>Utah State University<br>Logan, UT 84322<br>Telephone: 801-797-2678<br>Fax: 801-797-2880
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'''[[Ogden Regional Family History Center|Ogden Large Multi-stake Family History Center]]'''<br>539 24th Street<br>Ogden, Utah 84401<br>801-626-1132<br>FAX: 801-626-1129
  
[http://www.li.suu.edu/ Gerald R. Sherratt Library Special Collections]<br>Southern Utah University<br>351 Center Street<br>Cedar City, UT 84720<br>Telephone: 435-586-7933 or 435-586-1955<br>Fax: 435-865-8152
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'''[[Riverton FamilySearch Library|Riverton FamilySearch Library]]'''<br>3740 W Market Center Dr.<br>Riverton, Utah 84065-8026<br>801-240-9601
  
[http://library.weber.edu/guidetest.cfm/ Stewart Library]<br>Weber State University<br>2901 University Circle<br>Ogden, UT 84408-2901<br>Telephone: 801-626-6515<br>Toll Free 877-306-3140<br>Fax: 801-626-7045
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'''[[St George Utah Large Multi-stake Family History Center|St. George Large Multi-stake Family History Center]]'''<br>355 South 200 East<br>St. George, Utah 84770<br>435-673-4591 <br>  
  
== Family History Centers  ==
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[[Family History Library|Family History Library]]<br>35 North West Temple Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150<br>Telephone: 801-240-2331<br>Fax: 801-240-1584<br>E-Mail: fhl@ldschurch.org<br>
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=== Church Library and Archive  ===
  
This is the largest library devoted entirely to genealogical research in the world. It is also associated with more than 4,500 [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] throughout the world. The holdings include a large collection of Utah records. Information on the hours, holidays, catalog, collection, services, key resources, and how to prepare to visit the library are on the [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] web site.
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[[Church History Library|'''Church History Library''']]<br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library<br>15 East North Temple Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3800<br>Library Telephone: 801-240-2745<br>Archives Telephone: 801-240-2272<br>Internet: [http://www.churchhistorylibrary.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library]  
  
The following guide book will help in using the library. It gives suggestions on preparing to visit the library, genealogy research tips, and helps in using the library.  
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:The Church History Library is a stand alone building that sits on the block northeast of Temple Square. You will need to bring identification with a photograph, such as a driver's license, to use some of the records. Church History Library material does not circulate to Family History Centers.
  
:*Parker, J. Carlyle. ''Going to Salt Lake City to Do Family History Research''. 3rd ed. Turlock, California: Marietta Publishing, 1996. {{WorldCat|20057575}}
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=== Public Libraries  ===
  
A history of the Genealogical Society of Utah was written during the centennial of the society. This book covers the beginning of the society to 1994. It contains a history of the library, of microfilming, and an overview of the Granite Mountain Records Vault.  
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'''[[Logan Public Library|Logan Library]]'''<br>255 North Main<br>Logan, UT 84321<br>Telephone: 435-716-9120<br>Internet: [http://library.loganutah.org/ http://library.loganutah.org/]
  
:*Allen, James B., Jessie L. Embry and Kahlile Mehr. ''Hearts Turned to the Fathers: A History of the Genealogical Society of Utah.'' 1894-1994. Provo, Utah: BYU Studies, Brigham Young University, 1995. {{WorldCat|32013266}}
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:The library has received the collection from Everton Library. The Everton collection had around 80,000 genealogical volumes.
  
Other guides and reference works at the Family History Library that may be helpful include:  
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'''[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]]'''<br>209 East 500 South Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84111<br>Telephone: 801-524-8200<br>Fax: 801-524-8289<br>Internet: [http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/ http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/]
  
:*''Guide to Archives and Manuscript Collections in Select Utah Repositories''. Salt Lake City, Utah; Utah State Historical Society, 1990. (Family History Library compact disc no. Four Parts 1-4.) The compact disc copy is available through the Utah State Archives. It is also part of the LDS Family History Suite 2 described in [[Utah Biography]]
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The Salt Lake City Public Library has a good heraldry collection, and better than average Western Americana collection including books about Mormon and other ethnic pioneers. They&nbsp;participate in inter-library loan service. Their noteworthy genealogically related databases include: HeritageQuest Online, The Pioneer (Utah's online library), Utah Digital Newspapers, Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps 1865-1970, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and the Biography Resource Center.
  
*The Family History Library has published directories for the libraries in Utah. One covers the special libraries and the other lists the public libraries.
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=== University Libraries and Special Collections  ===
*''Directory of Special Information Resources in Utah Salt Lake City, Utah''
 
*''Directory of Public Libraries in Utah, 1988-1989''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Library Division, 1989.
 
  
'''Utah Valley Regional Family History Center'''<br>Telephone: 801-378-6200<br>General Reference Telephone: 801-378-2927<br>Fax: 801-538-1050<br>Internet:[http://www.docstoc.com/docs/23807205/UTAH-VALLEY-REGIONAL-FAMILY-HISTORY-CENTER Utah Valley Regional Family History Center]
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University Libraries may have unique collections useful for history and genealogy. These may include oral history interviews, family collections, and doctoral dissertations, to name a few.  
  
== Private Libraries and Archives  ==
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[[Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library|'''Harold B. Lee Library''']] <br>Brigham Young University<br>150 East 1230 North<br>P. O. Box 26800<br>Provo, UT 84602-6800<br>Telephone: 801-378-2926 <br> Internet [http://lib.byu.edu/ lib.byu.edu]
  
[[Church History Library|Church History Library]]<br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library<br>15 East North Temple Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3800<br>Library Telephone: 801-240-2745<br>Archives Telephone: 801-240-2272<br>Internet: [http://www.churchhistorylibrary.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library]
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[http://www.lib.utah.edu/index.phtml '''Marriott Library''']<br>University of Utah<br>295 South 1500 East<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84112<br>Telephone: 801-581-8364<br>Fax: 801-585-3464
  
:The Church History Library is a stand alone building that sits on the block northeast of Temple Square. You will need to bring identification with a photograph, such as a driver's license. Church History Library material does not circulate to Family History Centers.
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[http://library.usu.edu/ '''Merrill-Cazier Library''']<br>Utah State University<br>3000 Old Main Hill<br>Logan, UT 84322<br>Telephone: 801-797-2678<br>Fax: 801-797-2880
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[http://www.li.suu.edu/ '''Gerald R. Sherratt Library Special Collections''']<br>Southern Utah University<br>351 W. University Blvd.<br>Cedar City, UT 84720<br>Telephone: 435-586-7945<br>Fax: 435-586-8152<br>Email specialcoll@suu.edu
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-1/usa/ut.html RootsWeb United States Resouces: Utah]. This site provides links to vital record offices, genealogical and historical societies, queries, mailing lists, county-by-county Internet sites, and gopher sites.
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[http://library.dixie.edu/ Dixie State University] Library [http://library.dixie.edu/special_collections/index.html Special Collections]<br>225 South 700 East<br>St. George, Utah 84770<br>Tel. 435-652-7714<br>Email: library@dixie.edu
*RLIN, a guide to archives and manuscript collections in selected Utah repositories, is an online national database maintained by the Research Libraries Group accessible at member libraries. In Utah, the Utah State Archives, Utah State Historical Society, and Brigham Young University's library catalogs are online.
 
  
Some societies have biographical and genealogical records. For example, the Society of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers has a library and has published many histories. See the [[Utah Societies|Utah Societies]] wiki article for more information.
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[http://library.weber.edu/guidetest.cfm/ '''Stewart Library''']<br>Weber State University<br>2901 University Circle<br>Ogden, UT 84408-2901<br>Telephone: 801-626-6515<br>Toll Free 877-306-3140<br>Fax: 801-626-7045
  
 
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Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.

Many societies have libraries and archive holdings, with biographical and genealogical records. These collections will be listed under Utah Societies.

The following libraries and archives are helpful for research in the state of Utah. Search the wiki for the county to locate local libraries, archives, and Family History Centers.

See also United States Archives and Libraries for a more extensive list of libraries on a national basis.

Online Resources

  • Pioneer: Utah's Online Library includes Centennial county history series; Utah historical serial publications; Utah Session Laws from 1851 (requires a [Utah] library card).

The Mountain West Digital Library is a search portal for an aggregation of digital collections from more than 50 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. It is in partnership with 60 academic libraries, public libraries, museums, historical societies, cities, counties, and state agencies from Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii (coming soon: over 60 new partners in Arizona!)

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Online Records


Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

Directories

To locate libraries in Utah, the state library maintains an updated site to public libraries.

Utah State Library Directory The directory has links to each library web page, provides addresses, phone numbers, hours, and maps.

State Libraries and Archives

Utah State Archives and Record Service
300 South Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Phone: 801-533-3535
Fax: 801-533-3504
Online Catalog

The Utah State Archives and Records Service is a state government agency that works with records created by other state and local governmental entities in Utah. Records of historical value are housed in our permanent collections and are available for research. See the website for holdings and services which include an online catalog and both in-house and online documents and photos. .

The Archives shares the historic Rio Grande building with the Utah State Historical Society. The Research Center serves researchers of both organizations. See Research Center for the hours and link to their site.

Utah State Historical Society
300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Telephone: 801-533-3535
Fax: 801-533-3504
Online Catalog

The Historical Society and the Utah State Archives and Record Service are both housed in the historic Rio Grande building. They share the Research Center where there are thousands of photographs, books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers and periodicals Center and online. See below for for the hours of operation.

Research Center
300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Telephone: 801-533-3535
Fax: 801-533-3504

  • Research Center and Collections Utah State History site. Click Collections, Catalog or Online Resources. For pull-down menus, click Programs or Learn & Research.

Research Center hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

The Research Center serves both the Archives and the Historical Society.

Family History Centers

Family History Library
35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Telephone: 801-240-2331
Fax: 801-240-1584
E-Mail: fhl@ldschurch.org

This is the largest library devoted entirely to genealogical research in the world. It is also associated with more than 4,500 Family History Centers throughout the world. The holdings include a large collection of Utah records. Information on the hours, holidays, catalog, collection, services, key resources, and how to prepare to visit the library are on the FamilySearch web site.

The following guide book will help in using the library. It gives suggestions on preparing to visit the library, genealogy research tips, and helps in using the library.

A history of the Genealogical Society of Utah was written during the centennial of the society. This book covers the beginning of the society to 1994. It contains a history of the library, of microfilming, and an overview of the Granite Mountain Records Vault.

BYU Family History Library
Harold B. Lee Library
150 East 1230 North
P. O. Box 26800
Provo, UT 84602-6800
Family History Reference Desk: 801-422-6200
Family History Librarian: 801-422-7661
Fax: 801-538-1050
Internet: BYU Family History Library

Logan Family History Center
50 North Main
Logan, Utah 84323
Reception Desk: 435-755-5594

Ogden Large Multi-stake Family History Center
539 24th Street
Ogden, Utah 84401
801-626-1132
FAX: 801-626-1129

Riverton FamilySearch Library
3740 W Market Center Dr.
Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601

St. George Large Multi-stake Family History Center
355 South 200 East
St. George, Utah 84770
435-673-4591

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Church Library and Archive

Church History Library
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library
15 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3800
Library Telephone: 801-240-2745
Archives Telephone: 801-240-2272
Internet: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History Library

The Church History Library is a stand alone building that sits on the block northeast of Temple Square. You will need to bring identification with a photograph, such as a driver's license, to use some of the records. Church History Library material does not circulate to Family History Centers.

Public Libraries

Logan Library
255 North Main
Logan, UT 84321
Telephone: 435-716-9120
Internet: http://library.loganutah.org/

The library has received the collection from Everton Library. The Everton collection had around 80,000 genealogical volumes.

Salt Lake City Public Library
209 East 500 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: 801-524-8200
Fax: 801-524-8289
Internet: http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/

The Salt Lake City Public Library has a good heraldry collection, and better than average Western Americana collection including books about Mormon and other ethnic pioneers. They participate in inter-library loan service. Their noteworthy genealogically related databases include: HeritageQuest Online, The Pioneer (Utah's online library), Utah Digital Newspapers, Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps 1865-1970, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and the Biography Resource Center.

University Libraries and Special Collections

University Libraries may have unique collections useful for history and genealogy. These may include oral history interviews, family collections, and doctoral dissertations, to name a few.

Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
150 East 1230 North
P. O. Box 26800
Provo, UT 84602-6800
Telephone: 801-378-2926
Internet lib.byu.edu

Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Telephone: 801-581-8364
Fax: 801-585-3464

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
Telephone: 801-797-2678
Fax: 801-797-2880

Gerald R. Sherratt Library Special Collections
Southern Utah University
351 W. University Blvd.
Cedar City, UT 84720
Telephone: 435-586-7945
Fax: 435-586-8152
Email specialcoll@suu.edu

Dixie State University Library Special Collections
225 South 700 East
St. George, Utah 84770
Tel. 435-652-7714
Email: library@dixie.edu

Stewart Library
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-2901
Telephone: 801-626-6515
Toll Free 877-306-3140
Fax: 801-626-7045