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*'''Parking and directions:''' <br>  
 
*'''Parking and directions:''' <br>  
**[https://cfo.asu.edu/pts-visitor-tempe Visitor parking info]. For directions: click on one of three '''Attended Visitor Structures''' (parking), then click the red '''''Directions&nbsp;''''' button, enter your starting address, and then click the red '''''Get Directions''''' button.  
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**[https://cfo.asu.edu/parking Visitor parking info]. For directions: click on one of three '''Attended Visitor Structures''' (parking), then click the red '''''Directions&nbsp;''''' button, enter your starting address, and then click the red '''''Get Directions''''' button.  
 
**[http://www.asu.edu/parking/maps/tempe-current.pdf Another parking map].
 
**[http://www.asu.edu/parking/maps/tempe-current.pdf Another parking map].
  
 
*'''Public transportation:&nbsp;''' [http://routes.valleymetro.org/timetables/2/route_list Valley Metro Bus]  
 
*'''Public transportation:&nbsp;''' [http://routes.valleymetro.org/timetables/2/route_list Valley Metro Bus]  
**'''''Valley Metro Rail&nbsp;''''' stops at #10023 University Dr/Rural.
 
 
**'''''Bus Route 30: University&nbsp;''''' stops on University Dr near College Ave.  
 
**'''''Bus Route 30: University&nbsp;''''' stops on University Dr near College Ave.  
 
**'''''Bus Route 62: Hardy/Guadalupe&nbsp;''''' stops near University Dr and College Ave.  
 
**'''''Bus Route 62: Hardy/Guadalupe&nbsp;''''' stops near University Dr and College Ave.  
 
**'''''Bus Route Route 65: Mill/Kyrene&nbsp;''''' stops on Mill Ave near 10th St.  
 
**'''''Bus Route Route 65: Mill/Kyrene&nbsp;''''' stops on Mill Ave near 10th St.  
**'''''Bus Route 72: Scottsdale Rd/Rural&nbsp;''''' stops at #10023 University Dr/Rural.<br>
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**'''''Bus Route Route 66: Mill/Kyrene&nbsp;''''' stops on Mill Ave near 10th St.
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**'''''Bus Route 72: Scottsdale Rd/Rural&nbsp;''''' stops on College Ave near University Dr, and at University Drive / Rural Rail Station.
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**'''''Valley Metro Rail&nbsp;''''' stops at University Drive / Rural Rail Station. <br>
  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
The '''Arizona State University Library, Special Collections, Carl Hayden Archives''' and the ''Hayden Arizona Pioneer Biographical Index'' is a good place to look for early Arizona families.<ref name="DB15">William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> The '''Luhrs Reading Room''' has indexes, guides, databases, and personal reference assistance for researchers.<ref name="SpColl" /> The '''Arizona Collection''' includes 8,000 feet of manuscripts; oral histories; 30,000 books; and 500,000 photos.<ref>[https://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/arizona.htm Arizona Collection] in ''ASU Libraries'' (accessed 15 February 2015).</ref> '''Special Collections''' houses rare books, manuscripts, and special interest collections such as the ''Laos Research Collection''.<ref>[https://www.asu.edu/lib/speccoll/ Special Collections] in ''ASU Libraries'' (accessed 15 February 2015).</ref>  
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The '''Arizona State University Library, Special Collections, Carl Hayden Archives''' and the ''Hayden Arizona Pioneer Biographical Index'' is a good place to look for early Arizona families.<ref>William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> The '''Luhrs Reading Room''' has indexes, guides, databases, and personal reference assistance for researchers. The '''Arizona Collection''' includes 8,000 feet of manuscripts; oral histories; 30,000 books; and 500,000 photos.<ref>[https://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/arizona.htm Arizona Collection] in ''ASU Libraries'' (accessed 15 February 2015).</ref> '''Special Collections''' houses rare books, manuscripts, and special interest collections such as the ''Laos Research Collection''.<ref>[https://www.asu.edu/lib/speccoll/ Special Collections] in ''ASU Libraries'' (accessed 15 February 2015).</ref>
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
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*[[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)|National Archives—Pacific Region (Riverside)]], CA. Federal court records and federal agencies in Arizona.  
 
*[[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)|National Archives—Pacific Region (Riverside)]], CA. Federal court records and federal agencies in Arizona.  
*[[State Library of Arizona|State Library]], Phoenix, has a large book/periodical collection including immigration, vital records, courts, wills, county histories, and Internet sites. ''The&nbsp;'' starting place for AZ family history research.<ref name="DB15">William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>  
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*[[State Library of Arizona|State Library]], Phoenix, has a large book/periodical collection including immigration, vital records, courts, wills, county histories, and Internet sites. ''The&nbsp;'' starting place for AZ family history research.<ref>William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|item|disp=At various repositories (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>  
*[[Arizona State Archives|State Archives]], Phoenix, marriages, wills and probates, civil and criminal records, brands, taxes, coroner records, voting registers, prisoners, state agencies, maps, newspapers, photos.<ref name="GFH">[http://www.azlibrary.gov/sla/genealogy-and-family-history Genealogy and Family History] in ''Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records'' (accessed 10 February 2015).</ref>  
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*[[Arizona State Archives|State Archives]], Phoenix, marriages, wills and probates, civil and criminal records, brands, taxes, coroner records, voting registers, prisoners, state agencies, maps, newspapers, photos.<ref>[http://www.azlibrary.gov/sla/genealogy-and-family-history Genealogy and Family History] in ''Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records'' (accessed 10 February 2015).</ref>  
*[[California Archives and Libraries#Bancroft|Bancroft Library, Univ. Calif. Berkeley]] Early settlers, migration trails, stagecoaches, miners, and histories. They probably have more Arizona historical material than any repository in Arizona.<ref name="DB15">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>  
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*[[California Archives and Libraries#Bancroft|Bancroft Library, Univ. Calif. Berkeley]] Early settlers, migration trails, stagecoaches, miners, and histories. They probably have more Arizona historical material than any repository in Arizona.<ref>William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 15. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>  
*[[Southwest Museum Braun Research Library]], Los Angeles, CA. Includes the Monk Library of Arizoniana, California and Arizona history, and records of southwest American Indians.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Southwest Museum Braun Research Library]], Los Angeles, CA. Includes the Monk Library of Arizoniana, California and Arizona history, and records of southwest American Indians.
 
*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, has many Arizona cemeteries, census, church, court, histories, immigration, land, military, and naturalization records on microfilm.
 
*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, has many Arizona cemeteries, census, church, court, histories, immigration, land, military, and naturalization records on microfilm.
  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[[University of Arizona Special Collections]], Tucson, materials on Arizona, Southwest American history, and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands, including rare books, manuscripts, and photographs.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[University of Arizona Special Collections]], Tucson, materials on Arizona, Southwest American history, and the U.S./Mexico Borderlands, including rare books, manuscripts, and photographs.
*[[Northern Arizona University Cline Library]], Flagstaff, includes Arizona history, Arizona photographs, archives, and oral histories.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Northern Arizona University Cline Library]], Flagstaff, includes Arizona history, Arizona photographs, archives, and oral histories.
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[[Mesa FamilySearch Library]], Mesa, 81,000 microfilms including AZ censuses, 40,000 books (many local histories), 129 public computers, and over 90 classes and workshops per month.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Mesa FamilySearch Library]], Mesa, 81,000 microfilms including AZ censuses, 40,000 books (many local histories), 129 public computers, and over 90 classes and workshops per month.
*[[Phoenix Public Library, Burton Barr Central Library]] The Arizona history collection is a good place for genealogy research.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Phoenix Public Library, Burton Barr Central Library]] The Arizona history collection is a good place for genealogy research.
*[[West Valley Genealogical Society]], Youngstown, an active society with a good little library. Probably represents outside Arizona better because of retirees who contribute from all around the U.S.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[West Valley Genealogical Society]], Youngstown, an active society with a good little library. Probably represents outside Arizona better because of retirees who contribute from all around the U.S.
 
*[http://www.maricopa.gov/publichealth/Programs/Vitals/default.aspx Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration] births 1950-present; and deaths.  
 
*[http://www.maricopa.gov/publichealth/Programs/Vitals/default.aspx Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration] births 1950-present; and deaths.  
 
*[http://www.clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/ Maricopa County Superior Court Clerk] marriages, criminal, civil, divorces, probate and tax court cases.  
 
*[http://www.clerkofcourt.maricopa.gov/ Maricopa County Superior Court Clerk] marriages, criminal, civil, divorces, probate and tax court cases.  
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*[https://azjhs.org/Home.html Arizona Jewish Historical Society], Phoenix, exhibits and genealogical classes.  
 
*[https://azjhs.org/Home.html Arizona Jewish Historical Society], Phoenix, exhibits and genealogical classes.  
 
*''Repositories in'' '''''surrounding counties:''''' [[Gila County, Arizona|Gila]], [[La Paz County, Arizona|La Paz]], [[Pima County, Arizona|Pima]], [[Pinal County, Arizona|Pinal]], [[Yavapai County, Arizona|Yavapai]], and [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma]].  
 
*''Repositories in'' '''''surrounding counties:''''' [[Gila County, Arizona|Gila]], [[La Paz County, Arizona|La Paz]], [[Pima County, Arizona|Pima]], [[Pinal County, Arizona|Pinal]], [[Yavapai County, Arizona|Yavapai]], and [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma]].  
*[[Arizona Historical Society]], Tucson Library and Archives, has a Mexican and an early Arizona collection, Colorado River topics, manuscripts 1860-present, oral histories, maps, and photos.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Arizona Historical Society]], Tucson Library and Archives, has a Mexican and an early Arizona collection, Colorado River topics, manuscripts 1860-present, oral histories, maps, and photos.
*[[Pima County Public Library, Joel D. Valdez Main Library]], Tucson, the Arizona collection, and the Southern Arizona Genealogical Society collection are housed here.<ref name="DB15" />
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*[[Pima County Public Library, Joel D. Valdez Main Library]], Tucson, the Arizona collection, and the Southern Arizona Genealogical Society collection are housed here.
 
*''Repositories in'' '''''surrounding states (or nations):''''' [[California Archives and Libraries|California]], [[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada]], [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|New Mexico]], [[Utah Archives and Libraries|Utah]]; '''in&nbsp;Mexico:''' [[Baja California Archives and Libraries|Baja California]], [[Sonora|Sonora]], and [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|Mexico]].  
 
*''Repositories in'' '''''surrounding states (or nations):''''' [[California Archives and Libraries|California]], [[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada]], [[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|New Mexico]], [[Utah Archives and Libraries|Utah]]; '''in&nbsp;Mexico:''' [[Baja California Archives and Libraries|Baja California]], [[Sonora|Sonora]], and [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|Mexico]].  
 
*[[California State Archives]], Sacramento, has county records of the state, such as court records, prison records, wills, deeds, as well as military records, state census records, and school records.  
 
*[[California State Archives]], Sacramento, has county records of the state, such as court records, prison records, wills, deeds, as well as military records, state census records, and school records.  
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Latest revision as of 17:15, 5 October 2020

Arizona State University Library
Arizona State University Library
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  E-mail a librarian.

Address:[1]

Luhrs Reading Room, Level 4
ASU Charles Hayden Library
300 E Orange Mall
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85281

Telephone:[2]  Luhrs Reading Room  480.965.4932

Hours:[2]  Current Luhrs Reading Room hours.

Maps, parking and directions, and public transportation:

  • Parking and directions:
    • Visitor parking info. For directions: click on one of three Attended Visitor Structures (parking), then click the red Directions  button, enter your starting address, and then click the red Get Directions button.
    • Another parking map.
  • Public transportation:  Valley Metro Bus
    • Bus Route 30: University  stops on University Dr near College Ave.
    • Bus Route 62: Hardy/Guadalupe  stops near University Dr and College Ave.
    • Bus Route Route 65: Mill/Kyrene  stops on Mill Ave near 10th St.
    • Bus Route Route 66: Mill/Kyrene  stops on Mill Ave near 10th St.
    • Bus Route 72: Scottsdale Rd/Rural  stops on College Ave near University Dr, and at University Drive / Rural Rail Station.
    • Valley Metro Rail  stops at University Drive / Rural Rail Station.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The Arizona State University Library, Special Collections, Carl Hayden Archives and the Hayden Arizona Pioneer Biographical Index is a good place to look for early Arizona families.[3] The Luhrs Reading Room has indexes, guides, databases, and personal reference assistance for researchers. The Arizona Collection includes 8,000 feet of manuscripts; oral histories; 30,000 books; and 500,000 photos.[4] Special Collections houses rare books, manuscripts, and special interest collections such as the Laos Research Collection.[5]

Tips[edit | edit source]

Visiting the ASU Libraries.

Guides[edit | edit source]

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Arizona State University Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives—Pacific Region (Riverside), CA. Federal court records and federal agencies in Arizona.
  • State Library, Phoenix, has a large book/periodical collection including immigration, vital records, courts, wills, county histories, and Internet sites. The  starting place for AZ family history research.[6]
  • State Archives, Phoenix, marriages, wills and probates, civil and criminal records, brands, taxes, coroner records, voting registers, prisoners, state agencies, maps, newspapers, photos.[7]
  • Bancroft Library, Univ. Calif. Berkeley Early settlers, migration trails, stagecoaches, miners, and histories. They probably have more Arizona historical material than any repository in Arizona.[8]
  • Southwest Museum Braun Research Library, Los Angeles, CA. Includes the Monk Library of Arizoniana, California and Arizona history, and records of southwest American Indians.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, has many Arizona cemeteries, census, church, court, histories, immigration, land, military, and naturalization records on microfilm.

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ASU Libraries Maps, Directions, Addresses and Tours in ASU Libraries (accessed 12 February 2015).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Archives and Special Collections Reference Services in ASU Libraries (accessed 12 February 2015).
  3. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. At various repositories (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 J54d.
  4. Arizona Collection in ASU Libraries (accessed 15 February 2015).
  5. Special Collections in ASU Libraries (accessed 15 February 2015).
  6. William Dollarhide, and Ronald A. Bremer, America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 1988), 15. At various repositories (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 J54d.
  7. Genealogy and Family History in Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (accessed 10 February 2015).
  8. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 15. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.