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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 3311 Hayford Ave, Laramie, Wyoming, 82072

  • Family history entrance - south side of the building, west door. Handicapped entrance north side of building. Please call in advance if you need handicapped access.

Location on Map

Phone: 307-755-5567

E-mail: WY-Laramie@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Tuesdays: 6pm-9pm;
Wednesdays: 6pm-9pm;
Thursdays 1pm-4pm

Holiday Schedule:



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Wyoming Books: Various city and county histories; indexes; some city directories fory Laramie.
  • Books on various families;  several states in the US; and a few countries such as Canada.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Seven computers, three laptops; microfilm and microfiche readers, and a printer.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

  • Albany County Public Library:
        310 S 8th St.Laramie, WY 82070
        307-721-2580
        http://www.albanycountylibrary.org/
        The Albany County Public Library is home to the Wyoming Room with books about the history and past residents of Wyoming.
  • Albany Couny Genealogical Society

    P.O. Box 6163
    Laramie 82073 

  • American Heritage Center

    University of Wroming
    Dept. 3924
    1000 East University Avenue
    Laramie, Wyoming 82061
    Telephone: (307)766-4114
    The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection about Wyoming and the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection among which are many photos and documents as well as video and audio recordings.


Links

Albany County: Albany County, Wyoming

Wyoming: Wyoming

Greenhill Cemetery Listings: http://www.cityoflaramie.com/cityservices/cemetery/Cemterylistings.html


Volunteer at the Center

Types of volunteers needed:

  • Update the Laramie Family History Center Wiki.
  • Volunteers already familiar with some aspect of genealogical research, or willing to learn while researching their own families.



 

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