are online and printed resources to aid in city directory research.
Robert E. "City Directories in the United States, 1784-1820: A
Bibliography with Historical Notes." M.S. thesis, University of
of City, County, and State Directories Published in North America.
New York: North American Directory Publishers, 1967.
and State Directories in Print, 1990-1991, 1st ed. Detroit: Gale
Research Co., 1989.
Directories, by Brian G. Andersson
Directories Mailing List
Directories of the United States Pre 1860 Through 1901: Guide to the
Microfilm Collection. Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications,
vs. Telephone Directories, by George G. Morgan
Marjorie V. Guide to American Business Directories.
Washington, D.C.: Public Affairs Press, 1948.
in Print, 1992. 9th ed. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1991.
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Online article by Trevia Wooster Beverly.
With City Directories, by Juliana Smith
Lectures on Cassettes
Lewis Remington, "Research in Directories," in The Source: A
Guidebook of American Genealogy, revised edition, ed. Loretto Dennis
Szucs and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Incorporated,
to Researching Old Buildings: City Directories, by the Wisconsin
Eleanore O., and Harold C. Livesay. "Pre-Civil War Directories
Sources in American History." RQ 8 (1968): 174-76.
E. Kay. A Handy Guide to Record Searching in the Larger Cities of
the United States. Logan, Utah: The Everton Publishers, 1974.
Bernard. Guide to American Directories. 5th ed. Englewood
Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1962.
Sources - Directories, by the Toronto Public Library.
Guide to Tracing Family Trees: City
Directories and Newspapers, Windows on the Past.
Dorothea N. Bibliography of American Directories Through 1860.
Worcester, Mass.: American Antiquarian Society, 1961.
Directories, by Juliana Smith