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== Where to find Maryland directories ==
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== Resources for Maryland Directories<br> ==
  
*[http://www.oclc.org/worldcat/ OCLC/Worldcat] lists the holdings of 69,000 libraries. Search it with the keywords "directory [county or city name]."&nbsp;
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=== Where to Find Maryland Directories  ===
*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com UScityDirectories.com] identifies directories by place and gives repository and call number (including FHL film numbers).
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*Local public and&nbsp;university libraries,&nbsp;historical and genealogical socities and state archives&nbsp;generally have historic directories.&nbsp;
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*The Library of Congress has the largest single collection of city and county directories.
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Directories have been published for major cities in Maryland. For example, the Family History Library has the following Baltimore directories:
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[http://www.oclc.org/worldcat/ Worldcat] lists the holdings of 69,000 libraries. Search it with the keywords "directory [county or city name]."
  
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[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/md.htm US City Directories] identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.  
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| 1752, 1796-1860
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| Family History Library fiche {{FHL|6043563|film|disp=6043563}}-601
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| 1863-1930
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| Family History Library films {{FHL|1376528|film|disp=1376528}}-56 &amp; 1605845-71
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| 1914
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| Family History Library film {{FHL|1697549|film|disp=1697549}} item 1
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| 1940, 1956
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| Family History Library book {{FHL|807631|title-id|disp=Q 975.271/B1 E4p}}
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== <span id="1232659178466S" style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>Online Sources<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1232659177957_878" />  ==
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
  
'''Search these online site for Maryland directories'''.  
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The [http://www.prattlibrary.org/ Enoch Pratt Free Library], the [http://www.mdhs.org/ Maryland Historical Society], and the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives] have large collections of Maryland city directories.  
  
The Enoch Pratt Free Library at http://www.prattlibrary.org/, the Maryland Historical Society at http://www.mdhs.org/, and the Maryland State Archives [http://www.msa.md.gov/ http://www.msa.md.gov/]&nbsp; have large collections of Maryland city directories. Local public libraries and county and city historical and genealogical societies are another good source of city directories, especially for small towns and cities.  
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The Library of Congress has the largest single collection of city and county directories.  
  
[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/md.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.  
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Local public and university libraries, historical and genealogical societies and state archives generally have historic directories.  
  
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. has a huge collection of U.S. directories. Find directories in the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] of the Family History Library Catalog by searching for the town or county. <!--{12040503182813} --><!--{12040503182814} --><!--{12040503182815} --><!--{12040503182816} -->
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=== Directories Online  ===
  
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*Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_11/city_directories_baltimore Baltimore City Directories 1863-1923] (5 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries and at [http://www.archives.gov/locations/archival-research.html National Archives research rooms].
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*Ancestry.com ($) has Maryland directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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=== The Family History Library  ===
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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. has a large collection of U.S. directories. Find directories in the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] of the Family History Library Catalog by searching for the town or county.
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The Family History Library has the following Baltimore directories:
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*1752, 1796-1860 Family History Library fiche {{FHL|6043563|film|disp=6043563-601}}
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*1863-1930 Family History Library films {{FHL|1376528|film|disp=1376528-56 and 1605845-71}}
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*1914 Family History Library {{FHL|145162|item|disp=film}}
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*1940, 1956 Family History Library book {{FHL|807631|title-id|disp=Q 975.271/B1 E4p}}
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== Web Sites  ==
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Contents

Resources for Maryland Directories

Where to Find Maryland Directories

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.

Libraries and Archives

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

The Family History Library

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. has a large collection of U.S. directories. Find directories in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog by searching for the town or county.

The Family History Library has the following Baltimore directories:


Web Sites