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[[Image:Church History Library.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]&nbsp;<sup>''Welcome to the page for the''</sup><sub><br></sub><big><big><big><font color="#003366">'''''Church History Library'''''</font></big></big></big> <sup>''&nbsp;of&nbsp;The&nbsp;Church&nbsp;of&nbsp;Jesus&nbsp;Christ&nbsp;of Latter-day Saints''</sup><br><br>
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[[Image:Church History Library.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]&nbsp;<sup>''Welcome to the page for the''</sup><sub><br></sub><big><big><big><font color="#003366">'''''Church History Library'''''</font></big></big></big> <sup>''&nbsp;of&nbsp;The&nbsp;Church&nbsp;of&nbsp;Jesus&nbsp;Christ&nbsp;of Latter-day Saints''</sup><br><br>  
  
 
=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="CCHL">"Contact the Church History Library" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3956-1-2121,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref> [http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/askalibrarian Ask a Librarian] <br>
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="CCHL">"Contact the Church History Library" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3956-1-2121,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref> [http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/askalibrarian Ask a Librarian] <br>  
  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="CCHL" />  
 
'''Address:'''<ref name="CCHL" />  
  
:15 East North Temple Street <br>
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:15 East North Temple Street <br>  
 
:Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 <br>
 
:Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 <br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="CCHL" /> &nbsp;recording, and live&nbsp;staff 801-240-2745<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;801-240-2804<br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="CCHL" /> &nbsp;recording, and live&nbsp;staff 801-240-2745<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;801-240-2804<br>  
  
 
'''Hours, admission, and holidays:''' [http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html Click here].<ref>"Hours and Admission" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref>  
 
'''Hours, admission, and holidays:''' [http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html Click here].<ref>"Hours and Admission" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).</ref>  
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*For TRAX light rail, and bus routes [http://www.rideuta.com/ click here].<ref>"Utah Transit Authority" at http://www.rideuta.com/ (accessed 6 August 2009).</ref>
 
*For TRAX light rail, and bus routes [http://www.rideuta.com/ click here].<ref>"Utah Transit Authority" at http://www.rideuta.com/ (accessed 6 August 2009).</ref>
  
'''Internet sites and databases:'''<ref>"Resources Available" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3957-1-2117,00.html (accessed 6 August 2009).</ref> <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''<ref>"Resources Available" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3957-1-2117,00.html (accessed 6 August 2009).</ref> <br>  
  
 
*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library Church History Library Internet Site]: resources, hours and admission, services and rules, location and parking.  
 
*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library Church History Library Internet Site]: resources, hours and admission, services and rules, location and parking.  
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=== Guide  ===
 
=== Guide  ===
  
The [[Tracing LDS Ancestors|'''''Tracing LDS Ancestors''''']] Wiki pages describe in detail some of the sources at the Church History Library. See especially [[LDS Census|Census]] · [[LDS Colonization|Colonization]] · [[LDS Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]] · [[LDS Historical Geography|Historical Geography]] · [[LDS History|History]] · [[LDS Membership Records|Membership Records]] · [[LDS Military Records|Military Records]] · [[LDS Missionaries|Missionaries]] · [[LDS Newspapers|Newspapers]] · [[LDS Patriarchal Blessings|Patriarchal Blessings]] · [[LDS Periodicals|Periodicals]] · [[LDS Priesthood Records|Priesthood Records]].
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The [[Tracing LDS Ancestors|'''''Tracing LDS Ancestors''''']] Wiki pages describe in detail some of the sources at the Church History Library. See especially [[LDS Census|Census]] · [[LDS Colonization|Colonization]] · [[LDS Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]] · [[LDS Historical Geography|Historical Geography]] · [[LDS History|History]] · [[LDS Membership Records|Membership Records]] · [[LDS Military Records|Military Records]] · [[LDS Missionaries|Missionaries]] · [[LDS Newspapers|Newspapers]] · [[LDS Patriarchal Blessings|Patriarchal Blessings]] · [[LDS Periodicals|Periodicals]] · [[LDS Priesthood Records|Priesthood Records]].  
  
 
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=== Substitute Repositories  ===
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives] newspapers, deaths, land, court, local history, naturalizations, military, directories, criminals  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives] newspapers, deaths, land, court, local history, naturalizations, military, directories, criminals  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/index.html Utah State Historical Society] manuscripts and photos for historical and biographical studies  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/index.html Utah State Historical Society] manuscripts and photos for historical and biographical studies  
*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases<br>
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*[[Salt Lake City Public Library|Salt Lake City Public Library]] Utah newspapers on microfilm, and genealogical databases<br>  
 
*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.  
 
*[http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court of Utah] federal court records.  
 
*[http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/courthouse.cgi?district=3 Salt Lake County Court] local court records.
 
*[http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/courthouse.cgi?district=3 Salt Lake County Court] local court records.
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=== Sources  ===
 
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Revision as of 20:03, 11 May 2010

Church History Library.jpg
 Welcome to the page for the
Church History Library  of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Contact Information

E-mail:[1] Ask a Librarian

Address:[1]

15 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

Telephone:[1]  recording, and live staff 801-240-2745
Fax:  801-240-2804

Hours, admission, and holidays: Click here.[2]

Maps and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:[5]

  • Church History Library Internet Site: resources, hours and admission, services and rules, location and parking.
  • LDS Church Periodical Index of authors, titles, subjects, and abstracts of articles in periodicals published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others from 1976 to the present.
  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (1847-1868) index of individuals and companies that crossed the plains to Utah from 1847 to 1868. Also includes transcribed excerpts from trail diaries, letters, and newspaper reports.

Collection Description

Manuscripts, books, LDS Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for  this collection about the members and history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

  • Ward, branch, mission, and stake records from the mountain West of the United States, and around the world, including membership records primarily from 1877 to 1983, meeting minutes, and some early emigration records. The Church History Library is the only place to access membership records from 1949 to 1983.
  • Journal History of the Church 1830-present chronological scrapbook of LDS events, including an index.
  • Patriarchal Blessing Index 1833-present. Includes some genealogical data.
  • Missionary, and priesthood quorum records.
  • Diaries and journals of individuals including pioneers and some LDS Church leaders
  • Published histories of wards, branches, stakes, and missions
  • Biographical information, photos, and documentation about LDS Church leaders.
  • LDS Church periodicals and newspapers.
  • Local unit histories (splitting, merging, starting, or reorganizing of ward, branch, mission, and stake boundaries)

Guide

The Tracing LDS Ancestors Wiki pages describe in detail some of the sources at the Church History Library. See especially Census · Colonization · Emigration and Immigration · Historical Geography · History · Membership Records · Military Records · Missionaries · Newspapers · Patriarchal Blessings · Periodicals · Priesthood Records.

Substitute Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Church History Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following:

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Contact the Church History Library" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3956-1-2121,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).
  2. "Hours and Admission" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3953-1-2118,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).
  3. "Church History Library Location and Parking" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3955-1-2120,00.html (accessed 5 August 2009).
  4. "Utah Transit Authority" at http://www.rideuta.com/ (accessed 6 August 2009).
  5. "Resources Available" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/content/0,15757,3957-1-2117,00.html (accessed 6 August 2009).