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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "E-mail a Question" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php Ask a Librarian] <br>
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'''E-mail:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "E-mail a Question" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref> &nbsp;[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php Ask a Librarian] <br>  
  
 
'''Address:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).</ref>  
 
'''Address:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).</ref>  
  
:Harold B. Lee Library <br>
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:Harold B. Lee Library <br>  
 
:P.O. Box 26800  
 
:P.O. Box 26800  
:Brigham Young University <br>
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:Brigham Young University <br>  
:Provo,&nbsp;UT 84602-6800<br>
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:Provo,&nbsp;UT 84602-6800 <br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010), and Harold B. Lee Library, "Family History Library/Genealogy" in Subject Librarian Directory" at https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/index.php?title=Brigham_Young_University_Harold_B._Lee_Library&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;action=submit (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref>  
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'''Telephone:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010).</ref>  
  
:*Information Commons 801–422–2927 <br>
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:*Missionary Reference Desk 801-422-3934<br>
:*Family History/Genealogy 801–422-7661 <br>
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:*Religion/Family History Reference Desk 801-422-6200<br>
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:*Family History Librarian 801-422-7661<br>
  
'''Regular Hours:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Library Hours" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/hours.php (8 February 2010).</ref> <br>
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'''Regular Hours:'''<ref>Harold B. Lee Library, "Family History and Genealogy Resources-Sunday Classes" at http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ (20 May 2010).</ref> <br>  
  
*Monday–Friday: 7:00 am–12 midnight <br>
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:*Mon – Thurs: 8am to 9pm<br>
*Saturday: 8:00 am–12 midnight <br>
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:*Fri: 8am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm<br>
*Sunday: CLOSED <br>
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:*2nd &amp; 4th Sundays: 10am to 7:30pm<br>
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:*The library is open Mon - Sat 7am- midnight, but help is only available during the hours listed above. <br>
  
 
:'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/hours_vac.php Holiday Hours]'''
 
:'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/hours_vac.php Holiday Hours]'''
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'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/liblocation.php Directions, map, and parking]'''  
 
'''[http://www.lib.byu.edu/liblocation.php Directions, map, and parking]'''  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*Library Internet site at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ <br>
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*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ BYU Harold B. Lee Library Internet site], books &amp; more, articles &amp; more, subject guides, databases, journals, collections, today in the library, ask, reserve a group study room.<br>  
*Library Catalog Online at http://catalog.lib.byu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/wedbTwC8hf/LEE/140330071/60/548/X <br>
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*[http://catalog.lib.byu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/wedbTwC8hf/LEE/140330071/60/548/X BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog Online], net I.D. required.<br>  
*Family History and Genealogy Resources at http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ <br>
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*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ Family history and genealogy resources], Internet sites, records, societies, reference, family histories.<br>  
*General databases at http://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/SubsUtility/dbresources.pl <br>
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*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/SubsUtility/dbresources.pl General databases] A-Z list of thousands, many of which are available off-campus.<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref />Source 2. For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref />Source 3.''}
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Census, vital birth, marriage, death, and divorce records, obituaries, cemeteries, immigration, land, Latter-day Saints, military, archives CDs, libraries and historical societies, reference books, family and local histories, periodicals, newspapers, biography, city directories, African American records, maps, government documents, digital archives, FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, Cyndi’s List, Footnote.com, GenForum, HeritageQuest Online, Rootsweb.com, AltaVista, Google, Teoma, Yahoo.
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The library also acts as a [[BYU_Family_History_Library|Family History Center]] with access to microfilms of the [[Family History Library]].
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
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*Free family history classes are taught on Sundays, [http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ click here], or telephone 801-422-6200.
  
=== Guides ===
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=== Alternate Repositories ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}  
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If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.
  
=== Substitute Repositories ===
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'''''Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections'''''
  
{''&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.''}
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*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, 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, Mormon records.  
 
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*[[Church History Library|Church History Library]], Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material<ref>"Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;{repository name}, a similar record may be available at one of the following.  
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers], Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.<ref>"Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
 
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*[http://history.utah.gov/ Utah State Historical Society], Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.<ref>"Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
  
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*[http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=544&linkidentifier=id&itemid=544 Huntington Library], San Marino CA, Western Americana including California LDS history for "qualified" scholars.
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*[http://www.lib.siu.edu/index.html Southern Illinois University],&nbsp;Carbondale IL, collects LDS history sources.
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*[http://www.library.yale.edu/div/divhome.htm Yale University Divinity School Library], New Haven CT, excellent collection of LDS theology and history books.
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Neighboring repositories'''''<br>
  
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.
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*[http://library.usu.edu/Specol/index.html Utah State University], Logan, Special Collections and Archives local historical and biographical sources.
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*[http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary/ University of Utah], SLC, history, biography, newspapers, government documents, and Western Americana.
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*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/documents/dirpage.html United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.
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*[http://www.courtreference.com/Utah-County-Utah-Courts.htm Utah County Court] local court records.
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*[http://www.provolibrary.com/local-info-and-resources Provo City Library], history, newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, FamilySearch, HeritageQuest, death certificates.
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*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases.
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Revision as of 14:29, 23 November 2010

Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library

Harold B. Lee Library atrium at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  Ask a Librarian

Address:[2]

Harold B. Lee Library
P.O. Box 26800
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602-6800

Telephone:[3]

  • Missionary Reference Desk 801-422-3934
  • Religion/Family History Reference Desk 801-422-6200
  • Family History Librarian 801-422-7661

Regular Hours:[4]

  • Mon – Thurs: 8am to 9pm
  • Fri: 8am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm
  • 2nd & 4th Sundays: 10am to 7:30pm
  • The library is open Mon - Sat 7am- midnight, but help is only available during the hours listed above.
Holiday Hours

Directions, map, and parking

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Census, vital birth, marriage, death, and divorce records, obituaries, cemeteries, immigration, land, Latter-day Saints, military, archives CDs, libraries and historical societies, reference books, family and local histories, periodicals, newspapers, biography, city directories, African American records, maps, government documents, digital archives, FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, Cyndi’s List, Footnote.com, GenForum, HeritageQuest Online, Rootsweb.com, AltaVista, Google, Teoma, Yahoo.

The library also acts as a Family History Center with access to microfilms of the Family History Library.

Tips

  • Free family history classes are taught on Sundays, click here, or telephone 801-422-6200.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 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, Mormon records.
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[5]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.[6]
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[7]

Similar Collections

Neighboring repositories

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Harold B. Lee Library

Sources

  1. Harold B. Lee Library, "E-mail a Question" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask_email.php (accessed 8 February 2010).
  2. Harold B. Lee Library, "Contact Us" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/feedback.php (8 February 2010).
  3. Harold B. Lee Library, "Ask a Librarian" at http://www.lib.byu.edu/ask.php (accessed 8 February 2010).
  4. Harold B. Lee Library, "Family History and Genealogy Resources-Sunday Classes" at http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ (20 May 2010).
  5. "Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 18 October 2008).
  6. "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).
  7. "Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 18 October 2008).