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History[edit | edit source]
Directories are alphabetical lists of names and addresses. These often list all the adult residents of a city or an area. They are similar to modern telephone books. Beside addresses and occupations, they may also give locations of streets and voting districts which will help you locate other records.
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Utah. Some directories cover several cities.
Resources for Texas Directories[edit | edit source]
Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]
Directories Online[edit | edit source]
- Fold3.com ($) has Dallas City Directories 1878-1923 (8 yrs. missing) available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Texas directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library[edit | edit source]
The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Texas including:
1875-1935 Family History Library film 1376774
1916, 1918, 1960, 1964 etc. Family History Library book 976.42812 E4pj
1856-1991 Family History Library film 6043923
1971, 1982 Family History Library book 976.4139/G1 E4p
1877-1994 Family History Library film 1376877
1941, 1960, 1965, 1970 etc. Family History Library book 976.453 E4pm
To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- TEXAS, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
- TEXAS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission
- Cyndi's List City Directories
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.