Logan Public Library

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<br> '''Website:'''  
 
<br> '''Website:'''  
  
:http://library.loganutah.org/Archives/<br>
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<br> '''Hours and holidays:&nbsp;'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> </span>[http://library.loganutah.org/information/location.cfm Click here]<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> or call the phone number above.</span><br>  
 
<br> '''Hours and holidays:&nbsp;'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> </span>[http://library.loganutah.org/information/location.cfm Click here]<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> or call the phone number above.</span><br>  
 
==== Online Resources  ====
 
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]is the online web site which hosts: • Historical Records (images and indexes). • Digitized Books. • FamilySearch Research Wiki. • Online training classes. • The Ancestral File. • The International Genealogical Index. • The Pedigree Resource File database. • US Social Security Death Index.
 
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog The FamilySearch Library Catalog]&nbsp;online describes&nbsp;the library's holdings.
 
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13px; font-weight: normal;">The Logan Library, Virginia Hanson Special Collections has an excellent collection of historical information related to [[Logan, Utah|Logan]] and [[Cache County, Utah|Cache County]], Utah. In 2006 the Everton Genealogy Collection was donated to the library. It was opened to the public for two years but was then closed in April 2008. The staff of the library have since been working to add a portion of this book collection to the Virginia Hanson Special Collections. In addition to the book collections, there is an expanding archival and digital collection relating primarily to the City of Logan.</span>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13px; font-weight: normal;">The Logan Library, Virginia Hanson Special Collections has an excellent collection of historical information related to [[Logan, Utah|Logan]] and [[Cache County, Utah|Cache County]], Utah. In 2006 the Everton Genealogy Collection was donated to the library. It was opened to the public for two years but was then closed in April 2008. The staff of the library have since been working to add a portion of this book collection to the Virginia Hanson Special Collections. In addition to the book collections, there is an expanding archival and digital collection relating primarily to the City of Logan.</span>  
 
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=== Personnel  ===
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*Currently about 30 [[Family History Library Consultation Service|full-time and part-time professional staff]]
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*Approximately 600 trained volunteer
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*[[Family History Library: British Research Consultants|British Research Consultants Directory]]
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*[[Family History Library: International Research Consultants|International Research Consultants Directory]]
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*[[Family History Library: United States and Canada Research Consultants|United States and Canada Research Consultants Directory]]
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==== Guides  ====
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*Johni Cerny, and Wendy L. Elliott, ''The Library: a Guide to the LDS Family History Library'' (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 1988) {{WorldCat|17461790|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|624339|item|disp=FHL Book 979.2258 A3Li}}.
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*J. Carlyle Parker, ''Going to Salt Lake City to Do Family History Research, 3rd ed.'' (Turlock, Calif.: Marietta Pub., 1996) {{WorldCat|33361524|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|767755|item|disp=FHL Book 979.2258 J5p 1996}}.
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=== Group Visits  ===
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#[[Family History Library/Group Visit Guidelines|Guidelines for scheduling groups at the Family History Library]].
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#[[Family History Library/Successful Group Visits|Important information for a successful visit.]]
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#[[Family History Library/Group Visit Options|Group visit options]].
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#[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Make a Reservation|Make a reservation]].
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=== FHL&nbsp;visitors describe their experiences:  ===
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*[http://www.geni.com/blog/geni-tours-the-family-history-library/ Video Tour: Family History Library] -- recorded by Geni.com staff (February 2010)
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*[http://geniaus.blogspot.com/2011/02/another-item-is-crossed-off-my-bucket.html Another Item Crossed Off My&nbsp;Bucket List, or Is It?] - by Jill&nbsp;Ball (visited in February 2010)
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*Visiting the SLC: Days [http://www.geneamusings.com/2009/01/checking-out-family-history-library.html 1] &amp; [http://www.geneamusings.com/2009/01/checking-out-family-history-library_16.html 2] of posts by Randy Seaver (visited in Jan 2009)
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*[[How to Prepare to Visit the Family History Library in Salt Lake City|How to Prepare to Visit the Family History Library]]
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*[[Request a Vault Film before Visiting the Family History Library|Request A Vault Film before Visiting the Family History Library]]
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*[http://familycherished.blogspot.com/2011/09/what-gives-with-familysearch-rest-of.html What Gives With FamilySearch? The Rest of the Story] (Sep 2011) - Valerie provides an in-depth blog post about the volunteers in the FHL.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/articles/slc.shtml Salt Lake City Library:&nbsp;Ready, Set Go!] - by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
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*[[A Fresh Look at the Family History Library - A Library without Walls]] - by Alan E. Mann, Manager at FamilySearch, presented at NGS 2010 Conference
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=== FamilySearch Centers  ===
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|FamilySearch Centers]] are branches of the Family History Library
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*Over 4,500 family history centers operate in more than 100 countries
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*Local FamilySearch Centers are staffed by helpful volunteers
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*About 100,000 rolls of microfilm are circulated to family history centers each month.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/locations/ Click here to locate a nearby family history center], or call 866-406-1830 in the United States&nbsp;or Canada. [https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Click here for the map-based locator.]
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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If you cannot find a source you need at the '''''Family History Library''''', try one or more of these other repositories.<br>
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'''''Repositories with very large genealogical collections'''''<br>
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*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.
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*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<br>
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*[[Allen County Public Library]] (Indiana) home of the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]], more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, &amp; German collections.<ref>"Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/index.html (accessed 18 October 2008).</ref><br>
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'''''Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections'''''
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*[[Church History Library|Church History Library]], Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photos, 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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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers], SLC, 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], SLC, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, telephone 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>
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'''''Neighboring repositories'''''<br>
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=== Tips  ===
  
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/fslab/ Brigham Young University], Provo UT, genealogy, history, census, [[BYU Family History Library|Family History Center]],&nbsp;[http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php digital family history].
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*Although much of the collection is open for browsing during library open hours, a portion of the collection is closed stacks. Ask a reference librarian for access to these materials. *Come anytime but call or email in advance to confirm hours for specialized reference service. === Alternate Repositories === Other repositories with Logan and Cache County history or genealogy materials:&nbsp;
*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases.  
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives], SLC, newspaper, death, land, court, history, naturalization, military, directories, criminals.
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*[http://library.usu.edu/ Utah State University], Logan UT, 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/ United States District Court of Utah], Salt Lake City, federal court records.
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*[http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/courthouse.cgi?district=3 Salt Lake County Court] local court records.
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Revision as of 21:53, 17 September 2013

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Contact Information

E-mail: Logan Library Special Collections

Address:

255 North Main Street
Logan, Utah 84321


Telephone:

1-435-716-9143


Website:

http://library.loganutah.org/Archives/


Hours and holidays:  Click here or call the phone number above.

Collection Description

The Logan Library, Virginia Hanson Special Collections has an excellent collection of historical information related to Logan and Cache County, Utah. In 2006 the Everton Genealogy Collection was donated to the library. It was opened to the public for two years but was then closed in April 2008. The staff of the library have since been working to add a portion of this book collection to the Virginia Hanson Special Collections. In addition to the book collections, there is an expanding archival and digital collection relating primarily to the City of Logan.

Tips

*Although much of the collection is open for browsing during library open hours, a portion of the collection is closed stacks. Ask a reference librarian for access to these materials. *Come anytime but call or email in advance to confirm hours for specialized reference service. === Alternate Repositories === Other repositories with Logan and Cache County history or genealogy materials:  

Sources