Lyman D. Platt

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

LYMAN D. PLATT

(historian, genealogist, author)

Lyman D. Platt, Ph.D., Latin American History
2191 South 2200 East
New Harmony, UT 84757
(435)867-8422


BIOGRAPHY

TBD


ACADEMIC DEGREES

1965-1974     Bachelor of Arts degree completed at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in the Department of History, with a major in Latin American History and a minor in Spanish. Studies were also completed at the University of Utah, Southern Colorado State, and the University of Maryland in obtaining this degree.

1981-1983     Masters in Library Science requirements completed at Columbia Pacific University, San Rafael, California, in the Department of Library Science, with some class work taken at Brigham Young University, and additional studies undertaken at the University of the Americas, Miami, Florida; U. of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; U. of San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Tulane U., New Orleans, Louisiana, and the U. of Texas at Austin; and specialized studies at the Huntington Library, San Gabriel, California.
Thesis Title:     A Genealogical-Historical Guide to Latin America, also written in Spanish as Una Guía Genealógica-Histórica de Latinoamérica.
Field work undertaken in all countries of Latin America except Paraguay and Cuba. This thesis brought together for the first time a research standard for Latin American genealogists.

1984-1985     Doctor of Philosophy degree completed at Columbia Pacific University, San Rafael, California, Department of History.
Dissertation Title:     Latin American Records and Publications: An Annotated Historical Analysis.
This dissertation contains a general guide to all major archives and libraries in all twenty Latin American countries along with a number of specialized studies, providing the only comprehensive analysis of these institutions for purposes of specialized historical research.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1969-1995     Linguist: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Latin, Greek, etc. multiple teaching situations. Paleographer: hundreds of seminars on the various styles of handwriting: italic, secretary, court, gothic, etc.

1971-1981     Instructor, Brigham Young University, Priesthood Genealogy Seminar (1971-1977); Family History Symposium (1975); Family & Local History Seminar (1981).

1978-1980     Instructor/Trainer at 290 L.D.S. stake extraction training seminars for Spanish record extraction, throughout the United States.

1978     Guest Lecturer, Panelist, National Genealogical Society's Jubilee Conference, Washington, D.C.

1979-1985     Instructor, Brigham Young University, Division of Continuing Education for two courses on Mexican Genealogical Research, one in English, one in Spanish.

1981     Guest Lecturer, American Library Association, San Francisco, California annual meeting.

1982     Guest Lecturer, National Genealogical Society annual conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1982     Guest Lecturer, West Coast Conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, Buena Park, California.

1983-1992     Guest Lecturer at the Texas State Conference on Hispanic Genealogy and History held alternately at San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi and Ebinburg, Texas.

1984-1992     Guest Lecturer at the Hispanic Family History Seminar, Riverside, California; and at Golden State College, Huntington, Beach, California.

1992     Guest Lecturer, New Horizons: A Conference in the Southwest, Phoenix, Arizona, sponsored by The Federation of Genealogical Societies & the Arizona Genealogical Society.

1993-2010     Numerous lectures a multiple conferences


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1965-1969     United States Air Force, with service at the Air Force Academy; Ent AFB, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Columbus AFB, Columbus, Mississippi; Tan Son Nhut AFB, Siagon, South VietNam; and the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

1969-1984     The Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City Utah with assignments in the Research Department; Priesthood Genealogy; and the Family History Library.

1984-1987     Private employment, writing, research, and developing further the Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America.

1987-1994     Automated Archives, Inc., as Sales Manager, Vice-President and President.

1995-1998     Banner Blue Software, Inc. a Division of Broderbund Software, Inc., as Acquistions Coordinator and Chief Genealogist.

1998-2009     Director, Kolob Family Research Center; Independent research and writing; Archivist, Western Association of Leavitt Families. Archivist Lyman Family.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1969     Consultant, World Conference on Records, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1971-1989     Editor, Revista of the Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America; contributing editor Genealogical Journal.

1972     Consultant to the Organization of American States annual meeting on Latin American Archives, Washington, D.C.

1974-1976     Coordinator of Family Organizations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1974-1978     Assistant Editor of The Genealogical Society of Utah, responsible for publications in seventeen languages.

Member of The Priesthood Genealogy Committee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member of the Native American Committee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1975-1995     Genealogist of the Benjamin Platt & Mary Greaves Family Organization.

1975-1983     Genealogist of the Benjamin Perkins & Sarah Williams Family Organization.

1975-1998     Historian of the Jeremiah Leavitt & Sarah Shannon Family Organization.

1998-2003     Archivist, Western Association of Leavitt Families.

1976     Coordinator of Instructors, 11th Annual Research Seminar, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

1977     Assistant Coordinator, 12th Annual Research Seminar, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

1978     Consultant to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, assigned to assist in compiling the official list of Spanish surnames for the 1980 National Census.

1980     Seminar Chairman; Guest Lecturer, 2nd World Conference on Records, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1981-1984     Town Historian, Highland, Utah.

1981-1984     Chairman, Association of Professional Genealogists' Ethics Committee.

1989-1990     Editor, Nauvoo Journal.

1998     Editor, Newsletter, Electronic Family Connections.

1998-2003     Webmaster, Kolob Family Research Center.

2003-2010     Archivist, Lyman Family.

2010     President, Washington County Historical Society.


FIELD RESEARCH

1957-1968     Utah, California, Mississippi, Colorado, Washington D.C. (4,000 hours)
1969     625 hours of research at The Genealogical Society of Utah
Feb-Mar 1970     Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile
Jul-Aug 1970     Uruguay, Brazil
Oct-Nov 1970     Mexico, two trips; Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras
Feb-Mar 1971     Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia
May-Jun 1971     Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
Oct-Nov 1971     Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela
Feb 1972     Chile, Peru
Jun 1972     Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri
Jul 1972     Chile, Peru
Aug-Sep 1972     Washington D.C.
Dec 1972     Mexico
Aug 1973     Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Feb 1974     Peru, Chile, Argentina
Jun 1975     Peru
1976     Idaho, Utah, Arizona
1977     Colorado, California, Utah, Arizona
Sep 1977     Canada
Oct-Dec 1977     Mexico
1978     Georgia, Oregon, California, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Texas.
Aug 1978     Washington D.C.
1979     Washington, Oregon, Georgia, California, Colorado
Jun 1979     Washington D.C.
1980     Oregon, California
Jun 1981     San Francisco, California
Mar 1982     Indianapolis, Indiana
Aug 1982     Buena Park, San Gabriel, California
1997-1998     Salt Lake City, Manti, Springdale, Rockville, Hurricane, St. George, Utah.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1969-1983     Member, Los Californianos

1970     Honorary Member for Life of the Instituto Genealogico Brasileiro, Sâo Paulo, Brazil.

1971-2003     President, founder of the Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America.

1982-1987     Member, Association of Professional Genealogists.

1986-2003     Member, Honorary Member, Utah Genealogical Association.

1989-1995     Member, Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research, Huntington Beach, California.

1998     President, founder of Electronic Family Connections.

2000     Founder, Platt Family Records Center and Archives.

2005-2010     Member, treasurer, Fort Harmony Historical Society.

2010     President, Washington County Historical Society.


PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

1965-1968     Air Force Commendation Medal, Vietnamese Medal of Honor, Vietnamese Campaign Medals, etc.

1969     Accredited Genealogist by The Genealogical Society of Utah, in Mexican Research.

1981     Recognized in Who's Who in Heraldry and Genealogy (Savage, Maryland).

1983     Recognized in Men of Success, and Dictionary of International Biography (Cambridge, England).

1986     Fellow, Utah Genealogical Association, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1990     Recognized in Contemporary Authors (Detroit, Michigan).

2000     Life Achievement Award, Legado Latino, Provo, Utah.


PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

1. 1975: The Perkins Family History. Provo, Utah: The Benjamin Perkins & Sarah Williams Family Organization, 1975. 331p. [FHL film 0940028, item 1].

2. 1977: Lista de Revista de las Compañías de Nuevo México, Nueva Vizcaya y Sonora: Correspondientes a los Meses de Mayo a Diciembre de 1818. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 361 p. [FHL, Latin America Q 972 M2m; microfilm 1149545, item 5]

3. 1977: Padrones del Estado de Chihuahua, México Archivados en el Archivo Franciscano de la Biblioteca Nacional de México, 1778. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 67 p. [FHL Latin America Q 972.16 A3i; microfilm 1149545, item 1].

4. 1977: Padrones del Estado de Sinaloa, México Archivados en el Archivo Franciscano de la Biblioteca Nacional de México, 1778-1804. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 147 p. [FHL Latin America Q 972.32 A3i; microfilm 1149545, item 2].

5. 1977: Padrones del Estado de Sonora, México Archivados en el Archivo Franciscano de la Biblioteca Nacional de México, 1766-1805. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 113 p. [FHL Latin America Q 972.17 A3i; microfilm 1149545, item 3].

6. 1978: Genealogical Historical Guide to Latin America. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, Inc., 1978. 273 p. [FHL 980 D27p].

7. 1978: Una Guía Genealógico-Histórica de Latinoamérica. Ramona, California: Acoma Books, 1978. 297 p. [FHL 980 D27pl; microfilm 1162420, item 2; microfiche 6062401].

8. 1979: The Platt Family History. Highland, Utah: The Benjamin Platt & Mary Greaves Family Organization, 1979. 372p [FHL 929.273 P697pl]; St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press, revised, 1998. 310 pages.

9. 1980: 1980 Spanish Name List, U.S. Census Bureau. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1980. 76 p. Associate editor.

10. 1980: Nauvoo, 1839-1846, Volume 1. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1980. 304 p. [FHL 289.309 P697e v.1]

11. 1981: Index to 1851 Census of Liverpool, Volume 1. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1981. 149 p.

12. 1982: Mexican Catholic Church Directory. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History of Latin America, 1982. 75 p.

13. 1982: World Conference on Records: Latin American and Iberian Family and Local History, Volume 9. Salt Lake City, Utah: Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1982. 200 p. editor.

14. 1983: Consolidated Index to 250,000 Biographical Sketches of Indiana. Bountiful, Utah: Genealogical Indexing Associates, 1983. 5,525 p.; in association with Jimmy B. Parker.

15. 1983: Ethnic Genealogy: A Reference Guide. Westport, Connecticut & London, England: Greenwood Press, 1983. Contributor of chapter ten "Hispanic-American Records and Research."

16. 1983: Monograph of the State of Aguascalientes. Highland, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1983. 87 p. [FHL microfiche 6030595].

17. 1989: Investigaciones Genealógicas en Latinoamerica. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 87 p.

18. 1989: Latin American Census Records. 2nd ed., rev. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 151 p. [FHL 980 X23p].

19. 1989: Mexico, General Guide: Political Divisions. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History of Latin America, 1989. 82 p. [FHL 972 N2p].

20. 1989: Sudamérica: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 54 p.

21. 1990: España, Guía General: Divisiones Políticas. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1990. 148 p.

22. 1990: Spain: Research Guide. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1990. 86 p.

23. 1991: Military Records of Latin America. Fairview, Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1991. 50 p.

24. 1992: Una Bibliografía de Historias Familiares de Latinoamérica y los Estados Unidos. St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1992. 211 p.

25. 1993: Genealogical Research in Latin America and the Hispanic United States. St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1993. 127 p.

26. 1993: México, Guía General: Divisiones Eclesiásticas. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1993. 162 p.

27. 1994: Hispanic American Genealogical Sourcebook. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, Inc., 1994. 224 p. (Co-author)

28. 1995: Spanish Surnames. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995. 300 p.

29. 1996: The World Book of Generations: A Genealogical History. Vol 1. St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press. 278 p.

30. 1997: Census Records for Latin America and the Hispanic United States. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997. 198 p.

31. 1998: Grafton: Ghost Town on the Río Virgin. St. George: St. George Magazine, 1998. 200 p.

32. 1998: Mary Ellen Huntsman: L.D.S. Family and Individual Record. St. George: Teguayo Press, 1998. 137 pages.

33. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Document 1.1 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2008). 548 p.

34. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Document 1.2 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2009). 550 p.

35. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Letters 2.1 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2008). 539 p.

36. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Letters 2.2 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2010). 592 p.

37. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Notes 3.1 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2008). 566 p.

38. 2008: Platt Family Records Center: Diaries & Journals 5.1 (New Harmony, Utah: Platt Family Records Center, 2008). 373 p.

BOOKLETS & TECHNICAL MANUALS

1. 1970: Major Genealogical Record Sources in Mexico. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1970. 21 p.

2. 1970: Major Genealogical Record Sources in Guatemala. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1970. 13 p.

3. 1973: Life History of Zadok Parker and Mirriam Parker. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1973. 35 p.

4. 1973: Una Reseña Genealógico-Histórica de Latinoamérica. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah. 45 p.

5. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Guatemala. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 12 p.

6. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en México. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 16 p.

7. 1973: Commission Records, Illinois State Militia, 1834-1855. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1973. 10 p. [FHL 977.3 A1, No. 62; microfilm 0908142, item 9].

8. 1973: West Moravian Church Cemetery, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973. 4 p. [film 0908872, item 8]

9. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Argentina. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 16 p.

10. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Chile. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 13 p.

11. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Costa Rica. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 16 p. (co-author)

12. 1974: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Uruguay. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1974. 13 p.

13. 1975: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en El Salvador. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1975. 11 p. (co-author)

14. 1975: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Honduras. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1975. 12 p. (co-author)

15. 1975: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Nicaragua. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1975. 13 p. (co-author)

16. 1975: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Panamá. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1975. 24 p. (co-author)

17. 1975: Jeremiah Leavitt and Mary Ellen Huntsman Family History. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1975. 28 p. [FHL 921.73 A1, No. 155; microfilms 0940028, item 4; 0928122, item 5].

18. 1975: The Journal of Bishop Edward Partridge, 1819, 1835-1836. Salt Lake City, Utah: Early Mormon Research Institute, 1975. 32 p. [FHL 921.73 A1, No. 138; microfilm 0908779, item 3].

19. 1976: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Venezuela. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1976. 8 p.

20. 1977: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Bolivia. Salt Lake City, Utah: Mexico City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 14 p.

21. 1977: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Colombia. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1977. 12 p.

22. 1977: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Ecuador. Salt Lake City, Utah: Publishers Press, 1977. 9 p.

23. 1977: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en Paraguay. Buenos Aires, Argentina: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 8 p.

24. 1977: Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealógicos en el Perú. Mexico City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. 14 p.

25. 1989: Centroamérica: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 28 p.

26. 1989: Cuba: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 15 p.

27. 1989: México: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History of Latin America, 1989. 32 p.

28. 1989: Mexico: Research Guide. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1989. 32 p. [FHL 972 D27p].

29. 1994: Puerto Rico: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1994. 29 p.

30. 1990: España: Guía de Investigaciones Genealógicas. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1990. 86 p.

31. 1991: Cuba: General Research Guide. Salt Lake City, Utah: Institute of Genealogy & History for Latin America, 1991. 19 p.

32. 1993: Puerto Rico: Research Guide. St. George, Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1993. 29 p.

33. 1993: Research in Mexico City. St. George Utah: The Teguayo Press, 1993. 42 p.

34. 1995: Central America: Research Guide. St. George: Teguayo Press, 1995. 39 pages.

35. 1997: Peru: Research Guide. St. George: Teguayo Press, 1997. 39 pages.

ARTICLES & NEWSLETTERS

1. 1968: Jeremiah Leavitt and Sarah Shannon Family Bulletin. Orem, Utah: Jeremiah Leavitt and Sarah Shannon Family Organization, 1968-1976; 8 issues; 28 p.; index of names 13 p. [FHL microfiche 6010524; microfilm 1036426, item 8]; family historian and associate editor.

2. 1974: "Spanish and Mexican Immigration to the United States," Genealogical Journal 3 (1974):23-24.

3. 1976: "Family Organizations," Church News, 1976.

4. 1976: "Family Organizations," Ensign, 1976.

5. 1980: "Hispanic-American Records and Research," Latin American and Iberian Family and Local History, volume 9. Salt Lake City, Utah: Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980. 8 p. [FHL 929.1 W893, v. 9, pt.7].

6. 1980: "The Mexican Military," Latin American and Iberian Family and Local History, volume 9. Salt Lake City, Utah: Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980. 27 p. [FHL 929.1 W893, v. 9, pt.12].

7. 1981: "A Selective Bibliography of Hispanic-American Family History and Related Sources," Genealogical Journal 10 (1981): 147-158; Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 1 (1982):7-15.

8. 1982: "The 1845 Census of the Province of Tarapacá, Perú with Index," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 1 (1982):50-77.

9. 1982: "Argentine Censuses," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 1 (1982):5-6.

10. 1982: "Effective Use of Professional Researchers," West Coast Conference Syllabus, 1982.

11. 1982: "Hidalguías," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico de Latinoamerica 1 (1982):78-79.

12. 1982: "Mexican-American Genealogical Sources," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 1 (1982):29-49.

13. 1982: "The Terrero Family of Spain, Venezuela and Nicaragua," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico de Latinoamérica 1 (1982):16-28.

14. 1983: "The 1831 Census of Arizona and Sonora: Tucson, Tubac, Santa Cruz," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:9-38.

15. 1983: "The 1897 Census of the Mormon Colonies," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:62-66.

16. 1983: "The 1910 Census of Puerto Rico," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:57.

17. 1983: "Archivo Administrativo e Histórico de la Provincia, Mendoza, Argentina," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2(1983): No.1:67-69; No.2:73-75; 3(1984):45-55.

18. 1983: "Archivo General de Protocolos de Camagüey, Cuba," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:58-70.

19. 1983: "Census Records of the Archbishopric of Lima Perú," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:13-22.

20. 1983: "Colombian Censuses," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No. 1:1-2.

21. 1983: "Cuban Family History Collection of Francisco Xavier de Santa Cruz y Mallén," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:3-12.

22. 1983: "Descendencia de los Delgado de Caguas, Puerto Rico," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:46-56.

23. 1983: "Genealogía Paz Soldán de Manuel Paz Soldán Urrutia of Arequipa, Perú," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:39-45.

24. 1983: "The History of Marriage in Utah, 1847-1905," Genealogical Journal 12 (1983):29-41.

25. 1983: "Place Name Index, 1914 Argentina National Census," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:70-91.

26. 1983: "Reseña Histórica de la Audiencia de Justicia de La Habana, 1839-1939," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.2:71-72.

27. 1983: "Spanish Military Records," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:60-61.

28. 1983: "Voter's Census: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 1872," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 2 (1983): No.1:13-22.

29. 1984: "The Zela Family History," Revista del Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano 3 (1984):81-85.

30. 1985-1998: Hispanic Surname Historical Sketches published on a weekly and later on a monthly basis in Vista (Coral Gables, Florida), 1986-1998, a newspaper insert read by about 4,000,000 individuals.

31. 1986: "The Historical Development of Genealogical Organizations in Spanish America," Genealogical Journal 15 (1986):162-179.

32. 1989: "1843 Petition to the United States Congress," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):66-96.

33. 1989: "Biographical Sketches of the First Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):41-64.

34. 1989: "Early Mormon Sources, 1830-1900," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):4-7.

35. 1989: "Hispanic American Genealogy Association (HAGA)," Nuestras Raíces 1 (1989):94-95.

36. 1989: "Index to Members of Nauvoo in 1843," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):69-128.

37. 1989: "Lost Mormons,: The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):19-20.

38. 1989: "Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):34-40.

39. 1989: "Nauvoo School Records," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989): 21-32.

40. 1989: "Racial Roots of Africa go Deep in Latin America," Vista, March 5, 1989, page. 14.

41. 1989: "Utah Marriage Index, 1847-1905," The Nauvoo Journal 1 (1989):7-18.

42. 1989: "The WIN System," Nuestras Raíces 1 (1989):40-41.

43. 1990: "1842 Tax Records Index of Hancock County, Illinois," The Nauvoo Journal 2 (1990):37-108.

44. 1990: "Commission Records, Illinois State Militia, 1835-1847," The Nauvoo Journal 2 (1990):1-12.

45. 1990: "The Mormon Batallion, 1846-1847," The Nauvoo Journal 2 (1990):13-27.

46. 1990-1991: "Early Branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1850," The Nauvoo Journal 2 (1990):115-134; 3 (1991):5-21; 40-52; 71-88; 101-123.

47. 1991: "Nauvoo School Records, 1843," The Nauvoo Journal 3 (1991):22-24.

48. 1992: "Pleasant Valley Birth Records taken from Certificates of Baptism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, March 23, 1928-May 3, 1969," The Pleasant Valley Journal 1 (1992):28-34.

49. 1992-1993: "List of Church Members in Nauvoo, Illinois taken from 1842 Census," The Nauvoo Journal 4 (1992):5-64; 5(1993):1-47.

50. 2007: "Spanish in Utah Prior to 1776," Lecture given at the Spanish Trails Seminar, October 12, 2007, Cedar City, Utah. Given again May 7, 2009, Spanish Trails Seminar, St. George, Utah.

MICROFORMS, MANUSCRIPTS

1. 1971: Catalogs of the National Archive of Chile. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. 300 p. [FHL 983 A3p; microfilm 0908437, item 2]; co-author with Ariel Mazzella.

2. 1972: Catholic Parishes of Latin America.

3. 1972-1983: L.D.S. Biographical Index. 25,000 names.

4. 1972-1983: Spanish Biographical Index. 50,000 + names.

5. 1978: Cemeteries of the Virgin Islands. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. 80 p. [FHL microfilm 1162420, item 5].

6. 1983: 1842 Property Evaluations, Hancock County, Illinois. Highland, Utah: Highland Microdata Systems, 1983. 97 p. [FHL microfiche 6331391].

7. 1989: Williams Family Group Sheets and Family History. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989. 40 p. [FHL microfilm 1421994, item 6]; compiled jointly with Helen M. Williams.

8. 1995: Irish Genealogical Records. 1,000,000 name index, published by Ancestry.com on their website: www.ancestry.com.

9. 2002: 1910 Puerto Rican Census Index. 800,000 name index, published by Ancestry.com on their website: www.ancestry.com.