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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in [[Portal:Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]. The Family History Library, for example, has copies of Boston, Massachusetts, city directories for:  
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=== History  ===
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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Massachusetts.
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=== Resources for Massachusetts Directories  ===
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
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==== Directories Online  ====
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*[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has 116 years of [http://www.fold3.com/title_15/city_directories_boston Boston City Directories] spanning 1789-1926 available online.
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*Ancestry.com ($) has Massachusetts 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 has copies of Boston, Massachusetts, city directories for:  
  
 
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| 1789-1860  
 
| 1789-1860  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=512794&disp=Boston+%28Massachusetts%29+city+director%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library fiches 6043615-73 ]<br>
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| {{FHL|512794|item|disp=FHL fiche 6043615-73}}<br>
 
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| 1861-1935  
 
| 1861-1935  
| Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=512794&disp=Boston+%28Massachusetts%29+city+director%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1376557]—
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| {{FHL|512794|item|disp=FHL film 1376557(first of 84 films)}}
 
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| 1905, 1909, 1941, 1951  
 
| 1905, 1909, 1941, 1951  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=512794&disp=Boston+%28Massachusetts%29+city+director++ Family History Library book Q 974.461 E4p; on four FHL films]
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| {{FHL|512794|item|disp=FHL book Q 974.461 E4p}}
 
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<br>Directories of several other Massachusetts cities and towns are also at the Family History Library.  
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Directories of several other Massachusetts cities and towns are also at the Family History Library.
 
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'''Web Sites'''
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Look under "census" for directories at: http://www.family-history-links.com/USA/Massachusetts/
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=== '''Web Sites'''  ===
  
Many Massachusetts city directories are included at: http://resources.rootsweb.com/~rootslink/cgi-bin/search.cgi?category=10  
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*[http://resources.rootsweb.com/~rootslink/cgi-bin/search.cgi?category=10 Many Massachusetts city directories]
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*[http://www.distantcousin.com/States/MA.html Distant Cousin] includes many free excellent searchable online directories.
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*[http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8779&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ancestry.com] has a large collection of Massachusetts city directories for many cities and years (from the New England Historic Genealogical Society)
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*[http://www.massachusetts-genealogy.com/Massachusetts-City-Directories.cfm Massachusetts Genealogy City Directories]
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/ma.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
  
http://www.distantcousin.com/States/MA.html
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Contents

History

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

Resources for Massachusetts Directories

Libraries and Archives

Directories Online

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has copies of Boston, Massachusetts, city directories for:

1789-1860 FHL fiche 6043615-73
1861-1935 FHL film 1376557(first of 84 films)
1905, 1909, 1941, 1951 FHL book Q 974.461 E4p

Directories of several other Massachusetts cities and towns are also at the Family History Library.

Web Sites