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Center for Family History and Genealogy records

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5552

Scope and Contents

Contains agendas, videocassettes, DVDs, and other materials concerning firesides held by The Center for Family History and Genealogy.


  • 2001-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Center of Family History and Genealogy records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Center for Family History and Genealogy (est. 2000) is a research institute at Brigham Young University.

The Center for Family History and Genealogy was established in 2000 as a research institute. The unit is charged with helping people find their ancestors, to understanding the context of their lives, and to train students for temple and family history service. The Center is partnered with Religious Education, Department of History, School of Family Life, Family, Home, and Social, Sciences, Computer Science Department, State Archives of Niedersachsen, Germany, State Archives of Bavaria, Germany. Directors included Raymond S. Wright III (2000-2003), George Ryskamp (2003-2008), Kathryn Daynes (2008-2011), and Jill N. Crandell (2011- ).


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in November 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; November 2010.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth West; December 15, 2010.

Register of Center for Family History and Genealogy records
Elizabeth West
2010 December 15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US