Maryland Directories

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Worldcat lists the holdings of 69,000 libraries. Search it with the keywords "directory [county or city name]."

US City Directories identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.

History[edit | edit source]

Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Maryland.

Resources for Maryland Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, the Maryland Historical Society, and the Maryland State Archives have large collections of Maryland city directories.

The Library of Congress has the largest single collection of city and county directories.

Local public and university libraries, historical and genealogical societies and state archives generally have historic directories.

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Maryland including:

Baltimore

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MARYLAND, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
MARYLAND, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES

Websites[edit | edit source]