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Online Resources[edit | edit source]
- Fold3 City Directories Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Online Historical Directories - listed by county
- Pennsylvania City Directories, by county and city
History[edit | edit source]
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania.
Resources for Pennsylvania Directories[edit | edit source]
Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]
Directories Online[edit | edit source]
- Fold3.com ($) has Philadelphia City Directories 1785, 1791, 1793-1922 (7 yrs. missing) and Pittsburgh City Directories 1861-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania including:
Some examples of statewide directories for Pennsylvania are:
The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844. FHL fiche 6044309.
Ulman, H. C. Ulman's Pennsylvania Business Directory and Eastern, Western and Southern Circular, 1854/55. FHL fiche 6044310.
Boyd, William H. Boyd's Business Directory of the Counties of Adams, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Montgomery, and York, PA, 1860.FHL fiche 6044311.
To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- PENNSYLVANIA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
- PENNSYLVANIA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
Websites[edit | edit source]
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.