Mormon Library May Aid In Research: From The Tampa Tribune
Salt Lake City is home to the world’s largest collection of resource material for family research – the Mecca of our genealogy world.
The Church of Latter Day Saints library was founded in 1894 as a depository for genealogical materials gathered to assist church members with their research. Today, it is open to the public at no charge and is visited by about 1,900 researchers every day. It has more than 2.4 million rolls of microfilm, 742,000 microfiche, 310,000 books, 4,500 periodicals and 700 electronic resources.