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Resources for Delaware Directories

Libraries and Archives

The most extensive collections of city and business directories are at the University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware 19717-5267. The Delaware Public Archives has directories from 1814 to the 1970s. The Historical Society of Delaware also has a large collection of directories for Wilmington, the state of Delaware, and the Delmarva Peninsula.

Directories Online ($) has Delaware directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has Wilmington city directories for:

1814, 1845, 1853, 1857
FHL Collection 6044647-50
1859/1860 FHL Collection 6043859
1862-1901 FHL Collection 1377595-605
1934 FHL Collection 1307613 item 10