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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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:P.O. Box 26800  
 
:P.O. Box 26800  
 
:Brigham Young University <br>  
 
: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;amp;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, "Family History and Genealogy Resources-Sunday Classes" at http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/sunday-classes/ (20 May 2010).</ref> <br>  
 
'''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>  
  
:*Mon – Thurs: 9am to 9pm  
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:*Mon – Thurs: 8am to 9pm<br>
:*Fri: 9am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm  
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:*Fri: 8am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm<br>
:*2nd &amp; 4th Sundays: 10am to 7:30pm
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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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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/ BYU Harold B. Lee Library Internet site]<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>  
*[http://catalog.lib.byu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/wedbTwC8hf/LEE/140330071/60/548/X BYU Harold B. Lee Library Catalog Online]<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>  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ Family history and genealogy resources]<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>  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/SubsUtility/dbresources.pl General databases]<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  ===
  
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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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 has a Family History Center with access to microfilms of the [[Family History Library]].
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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  ===
  
*Free family history classes are taught on Sundays, telephone&nbsp;422-6200.
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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.
 
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=== Guides  ===
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{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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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.  
 
*[[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.  
*[[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>  
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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>
*[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://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>
 
*[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>
 
*[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>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.library.yale.edu/div/divhome.htm Yale University Divinity School Library], New Haven CT, excellent collection of LDS theology and history books.
 
*[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 repositories'''''<br>  
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'''''Neighboring repositories'''''<br>
  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminal.  
 
*[http://library.usu.edu/Specol/index.html Utah State University], Logan, Special Collections and Archives local historical and biographical sources.  
 
*[http://library.usu.edu/Specol/index.html Utah State University], Logan, Special Collections and Archives local historical and biographical sources.  
*[http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary/ University of Utah], SLC, history, biography, newspapers, government documents, and Western Americana.<br>
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*[http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary/ University of Utah], SLC, history, biography, newspapers, government documents, and Western Americana.  
 
*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/documents/dirpage.html United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.  
 
*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/documents/dirpage.html United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.  
 
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Utah-County-Utah-Courts.htm Utah County Court] local court records.  
 
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Utah-County-Utah-Courts.htm Utah County Court] local court records.  
 
*[http://www.provolibrary.com/local-info-and-resources Provo City Library], history, newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, FamilySearch, HeritageQuest, death certificates.  
 
*[http://www.provolibrary.com/local-info-and-resources Provo City Library], history, newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, FamilySearch, HeritageQuest, death certificates.  
 
*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases.
 
*[[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
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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).