1 edition of City Directories found in the catalog.
Written in English
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To view this book online see: Street Names of Vancouver by Elizabeth Walker, Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Historical Society, Many of the street names in Vancouver have changed or have fallen into disuse over the years. This book meticulously documents these changes and is a great complement to the Vancouver city directories. About New York, City Directories This database is a collection of city directories for various years and cities in New York. Generally a city directory will contain an alphabetical list of its citizens, listing the names of the heads of households, their addresses, and occupational information.
The library’s circulation system will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 11 p.m., Thursday, May 14 through 7 a.m., Friday, May During this time, you will be unable to access your account information, place holds on materials, or interact with the library’s electronic collections. Special Collections at the Pikes Peak Library District houses city directories for Colorado Springs published from to the present. The first city directory for Colorado Springs was compiled and published by W.H.H. Raper & Co. in Subsequent editions were published by S.N. Francis, the Out West Printing and Stationary Co., the Giles Directory Co., and R.L. Polk & Co.
The Online Historical Directories site includes a small collection of freely available directories listed by county. New Jersey City Directories [microform]. Bethlehem, PA: MAPS, MicrogrAphic Preservation Service,  Microfilm Reels Contents: Atlantic City, (45 reels) -- Madison & Chatham, (2 reels) -- Rahway, (6 reels) -- Perth Amboy, . Some directories even included marriage, birth, and death information. The best way to see what directories are available is by searching our library catalog. Try a keyword search for [Name of Town] followed by the abbreviation Conn. and the term city directory. For example, Wallingford Conn. city directory.
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About U.S. City Directories, This database is a collection of directories for U.S. cities and counties in various years. The database currently contains directories for. City Directories, arguably one of the most over-looked resources by genealogists, have been around since the s.
This web site will attempt to identify all printed, microfilmed, and online directories, and their repositories, for the United States. Circa City Directories Available at NARA. Updated September 7, Part I: Introduction.
This page lists microfilmed city directories available at National Archives Building, Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DCand at Regional Facilities in major cities around the country. This microfilm is NOT available for sale from on:, A register of known city directories, their years, and repositories for the United States.
CITY-DIRECTORIES Mailing List For those who desire lookups in city directories such as the old directories found in many local and state public libraries, and for volunteers who are willing to undertake requested lookups in these directories.
City directories are published books that contained lists of names and addresses for people in a specific town or city for a particular year. City directories can help you to establish your ancestor's residence in a certain place at a certain time, and they can give information about a person's occupation, home address, name of a spouse, and names of neighbors.
After newspapers, city directories are the most important source of local history information.A full city directory search will tell a great deal about the history and changing fortunes of a house, building, business, or family.
A search for an individual may reveal changes in name usage (particularly for foreign immigrants), spouse, residence or occupation. New York City directories record the names and addresses of city residents, businesses, churches, schools, police stations, courts, and other government offices, as well as the names of individuals associated with those institutions.
They also feature images, including maps, illustrations of buildings, and advertisements. San Diego City and County Directory, circa These annual volumes preceded telephone directories and listed names, addresses and occupations of local merchants and residents.
The City Clerk Archives digitized these directories on loan from the Central San Diego Public Library. City Directory Book.
City Directory Book Part %. The City Directories contains directories published between and by J.F. Diffenbacher and R.L. Polk & Company.
While most of the directories cover Pittsburgh and Allegheny City, a portion includes Homestead and nearby boroughs. City Directories often provide an individual's address, occupation, spouse's name, and other helpful facts.
They were published locally and annually and can often fill in the genealogical blanks between census years. The information within a City Directory is organized alphabetically by a person's name.
Street-Address Directories list. To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Ancestry's U.S.
City Directories search engine. For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page. In order to view directories at Historic Map Works, you must register (for free). To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Fold3's Browse page, choose News and Town Records, then City Directories or Misc City Directories.
Choose the state, city, and year. At any time, use the search engine at the bottom of the page to search the entire collection, the state, the city, or just that year's directory.
This collection of Evansville City Directories dates back to the first directory published in The directories provide historical information about Evansville, as well as addresses and occupations of residents; business listings; detailed trade and manufacturing information; advertisements; and information about schools, churches and social organizations.
City directories are among the most important sources of information about urban areas and their inhabitants.
They provide personal and professional information about a city's residents as well as information about its business, civic, social, religious, charitable, and literary institutions.
The Library of Congress has an unmatched collection of United States city and telephone. WASHINGTON STATE TELEPHONE BOOKS. To see what cities are included in each phone book, check out the Cross Directory. ABERDEEN, North Carolina City Directories on DigitalNC: North Carolina's Digital Heritage.
City directories contain a wealth of information for genealogists, researchers, and everyday history enthusiasts. These books tell a great deal about our past by including the names and information about residents as well as businesses in Indianapolis through the years.
Inside you'll find addresses and occupations of householders, complete. T he Library of Congress makes available to the public an extensive collection of current and non-current telephone, city, and reverse telephone (criss/cross) directories for the United States and many foreign countries.
These directories are available in a variety of formats and locations. For information on a particular type of directory, consult the table of contents above and then refer.
These directories can: Provide invaluable information for conducting family history searches. Identify years that a business operated at a certain location.
Help with other legal and historical research. Our city directory holdings span more than a century, from the early s to the present. They form an integral part of our Florida Collection.
City Directories & Telephone Books City Directories. Milwaukee City Directories (present), M, may be browsed by name (all years) or by address ( to present).
They are available in the following formats and locations: Print. Brooklyn Public Library has digitized Brooklyn city and business directories, and telephone books for the period This collection is accessible via Internet Archive and allows for full-text searching within each volume.
Microfilm copies of Brooklyn City Directories spanning /34 are available in the Milstein Division of United.City Directories for Chicago (, ) Fold3. City Directories in the U.S. (includes Chicago,, ) Ancestry. Colored People's Blue-Book and Business Directory of Chicago, Ill., Ancestry.Physical copies of the city directories and telephone books are available for research at the Fort Collins Local History Archive.
The, and city directories do not feature the Street Guide. No known city directories were produced from through The Archive does have telephone books for through