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}}{{WY-sidebar}}The archives, libraries, and societies listed below have major collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers. Also see [[United States Archives and Libraries|United States Archives and Libraries]] for additional detailed information on regional and national archives and libraries.
  
The archives, libraries, and societies listed below have major collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.
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=== Wiki Articles on Major Repositories in Wyoming ===
  
'''Wyoming State Archives '''<br>2301 Central Avenue <br>Cheyenne, WY 82002<br>Telephone: 307-777-7826<br>Fax: 307-777-7044<br>Email: [mailto:wyarchive@state.wy.us wyarchive@state.wy.us] &nbsp;<br>Internet: http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/index.asp
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[[Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department]]{{·}} [[Wyoming State Library]]{{·}} [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]{{·}} [[Family History Library]]
  
'''National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)'''<br>Denver Federal Center Building 48<br>Denver, CO 80225<br>Telephone: 303-407-5700<br>Fax: 303-407-5707<br>Internet: http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain
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===Archives===
  
{{See|National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)}}
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====Wyoming State Archives ====
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2301 Central Avenue <br>Cheyenne, WY 82002<br>Telephone: 307-777-7826<br>Fax: 307-777-7044<br>[http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/ Website]<br>[mailto:http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/ Email]<br><br>
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County Records, Death Certificates Database, Map Database (LUNA), Newspaper Project, Phone Books, Photograph Database (LUNA), State Directories
  
<br> '''Wyoming State Library'''<br>516 South Greeley Highway<br>Cheyenne, WY 82002-0006<br>Telephone: 307-777-6333<br>Fax: 307-777-6289 <br>Internet: http://will.state.wy.us/  
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====National Archives at Denver====
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17101 Huron Street<br>Broomfield, CO 80023<br>Telephone: 303-604-4740<br>Fax: 303-407-5707<br>
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[http://www.archives.gov/denver/ Website]<br>[mailto:denver.archives@nara.gov/ Email] {{See|National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)}}
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Records include:
  
'''Laramie County Library<br>'''Cheyenne Genealogical Society<br>2200 Pioneer Avenue<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001<br>Telephone: 307-634-3561<br>Fax: 307-634-2082 <br>Internet: http://www.lclsonline.org/
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*Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930<br>
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*Indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states)<br>
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*Revolutionary War records<br>  
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*Pension and bounty land warrant applications<br>
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*Ship's passenger lists<br>  
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*Indian censuses<br>
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*Utah polygamy prosecution case files<br>
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*Colorado naturalizations<br>
  
'''University of Wyoming Library<br>'''P.O. Box 3334<br>University Station<br>Laramie, WY 82071-3334<br>Telephone: 307-766-3279<br>Fax: 307-766-3062 <br>Internet: http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/
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====American Heritage Center====
  
'''Wyoming Public Libraries'''
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Physical Location:<br>2111 Willett Drive<br>Centennial Complex<br>University of Wyoming<br>Laramie, WY 82071<br><br>
  
[http://library.public-libraries.org/Wyoming/WY.html http://library.public-libraries.org/Wyoming/WY.html]  
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Contact Information:<br>UW American Heritage Center<br>1000 E. University Ave.<br>Dept. 3924<br>Laramie, WY 82071<br>Phone: (307) 766-4114<br>Fax: (307) 766-5511<br>[http://www.uwyo.edu/ Website]<br>[mailto:ahc@uwyo.edu/ Email] <br>
  
=== Wyoming Online Collections  ===
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===Libraries===
  
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====Wyoming State Library====
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2800 Central Ave<br>Cheyenne, WY 82002-0006<br>Telephone: 307-777-6333<br>Fax: 307-777-6289 <br>[http://www-wsl.state.wy.us/wsl/ Website]<br>[mailto:http://will.state.wy.us/wsl/ Email]<br>
  
<br>'''Other Websites:'''
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====Laramie County Library====
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2200 Pioneer Avenue<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001<br>Telephone: 307-634-3561<br>Fax: 307-634-2082<br>
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Genealogy &amp; Special Collections: 307-773-7232<br>[http://www.lclsonline.org/ Website]<br>
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[mailto:chartmann@lclsonline.org/ Email] <br>
  
*USGenWeb - http://www.usgenweb.com/
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They have more than 20,000 books and microforms covering the United States and other countries, military records, passenger and immigration lists, family histories, genealogy journals, and more.
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Essential guides such as the American Genealogical and Biographical Index and the Boston Transcript are included.  Our relationship with the local LDS Family History Center allows access to resources from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
  
A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.  
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AncestryLibrary.com  and Sanborn Maps are available for research online, as well as a list of genealogical websites such as FamilySearch.org and Cyndi’s List.
  
*Roots-L - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/
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====University of Wyoming Library====
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Dept 3334<br>1000 E. University Ave<br>Laramie, WY 82071-3334<br>Telephone: 307-766-3190 or 800-442-6757<br>Fax: 307-766-3062 <br>
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Special Collections: 307-766-2027<br>
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[http://libguides.uwyo.edu/chisum Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections/ Website]<br>
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[http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/ Website]<br>[mailto:https://www-lib.uwyo.edu/ Email]
  
A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly updated research coordination list.  
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Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections supports the mission of the University of Wyoming Libraries to provide information resources and services to meet the instructional, research, and outreach needs of UW Students, faculty and staff. It also serves the research needs of Wyoming citizens as well as researchers from around the world. There are more than 50,000 published items located within Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections primarily related to Wyoming's history and culture.
  
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Wyoming counties, use the six inventories of the county archives published by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. Copies of these inventories are available at the Family History Library.
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===Wyoming Public Libraries===
  
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}{{U.S. Archives and Libraries}}
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Addresses for each [http://www.publiclibraries.com/wyoming.htm public library] in Wyoming
  
[[Category:Wyoming|Archives]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories]]
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=== Wyoming Online Records  ===
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===Other Websites:===
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*[http://www.usgenweb.com/ USGenWeb] A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/ Roots-L] A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly updated research coordination list. To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Wyoming counties, use the six inventories of the county archives published by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. Copies of these inventories are available at the Family History Library. {{Wyoming|Wyoming}}{{U.S. Archives and Libraries}}
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The archives, libraries, and societies listed below have major collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers. Also see United States Archives and Libraries for additional detailed information on regional and national archives and libraries.

Wiki Articles on Major Repositories in Wyoming

Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department · Wyoming State Library · National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) · Family History Library

Archives

Wyoming State Archives

2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Telephone: 307-777-7826
Fax: 307-777-7044
Website
Email

County Records, Death Certificates Database, Map Database (LUNA), Newspaper Project, Phone Books, Photograph Database (LUNA), State Directories

National Archives at Denver

17101 Huron Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
Telephone: 303-604-4740
Fax: 303-407-5707

Website
Email

Records include:

  • Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930
  • Indexes for the 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses (indexes are not available for all census years and all states)
  • Revolutionary War records
  • Pension and bounty land warrant applications
  • Ship's passenger lists
  • Indian censuses
  • Utah polygamy prosecution case files
  • Colorado naturalizations

American Heritage Center

Physical Location:
2111 Willett Drive
Centennial Complex
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

Contact Information:
UW American Heritage Center
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-4114
Fax: (307) 766-5511
Website
Email

Libraries

Wyoming State Library

2800 Central Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0006
Telephone: 307-777-6333
Fax: 307-777-6289
Website
Email

Laramie County Library

2200 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Telephone: 307-634-3561
Fax: 307-634-2082
Genealogy & Special Collections: 307-773-7232
Website
Email

They have more than 20,000 books and microforms covering the United States and other countries, military records, passenger and immigration lists, family histories, genealogy journals, and more. Essential guides such as the American Genealogical and Biographical Index and the Boston Transcript are included. Our relationship with the local LDS Family History Center allows access to resources from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

AncestryLibrary.com and Sanborn Maps are available for research online, as well as a list of genealogical websites such as FamilySearch.org and Cyndi’s List.

University of Wyoming Library

Dept 3334
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-3334
Telephone: 307-766-3190 or 800-442-6757
Fax: 307-766-3062
Special Collections: 307-766-2027
Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections/ Website
Website
Email

Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections supports the mission of the University of Wyoming Libraries to provide information resources and services to meet the instructional, research, and outreach needs of UW Students, faculty and staff. It also serves the research needs of Wyoming citizens as well as researchers from around the world. There are more than 50,000 published items located within Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections primarily related to Wyoming's history and culture.

Wyoming Public Libraries

Addresses for each public library in Wyoming

Wyoming Online Records

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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.


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