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Some examples of statewide directories for [[Portal:Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] are:
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=== Resources for Pennsylvania Directories  ===
  
''The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844''. (Family History Library fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=535186&disp=Pennsylvania+%28state%29+directories++ 6044309].)
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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania.  
  
Ulman, H. C. Ulman's ''Pennsylvania Business Directory and Eastern, Western and Southern Circular''. (1854/55; Family History Library fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=535186&disp=Pennsylvania+%28state%29+directories++ 6044310].)
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
  
Boyd, William H. Boyd's ''Business Directory of the Counties of Adams, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Montgomery, and York, PA.'' (1860; Family History Library fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=535186&disp=Pennsylvania+%28state%29+directories++ 6044311].)
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==== Directories Online  ====
  
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania. For example, the Family History Library has directories for:  
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*[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_451/city_directories_philadelphia Philadelphia City Directories] 1785, 1791, 1793-1922 (7 yrs. missing) and [http://www.fold3.com/title_460/city_directories_pittsburgh Pittsburgh City Directories] 1861-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.
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*Ancestry.com ($) has Pennsylvania directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
  
=== Philadelphia ===
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==== The Family History Library ====
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Some examples of statewide directories for Pennsylvania are:
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''The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844.'' {{FHL|535186|item|disp=FHL fiche 6044309}}.
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Ulman, H. C. Ulman's ''Pennsylvania Business Directory and Eastern, Western and Southern Circular, 1854/55.'' {{FHL|535186|item|disp=FHL fiche 6044310}}.
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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|535186|item|disp=FHL fiche 6044311}}.
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The Family History Library has directories for:
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'''Philadelphia'''
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1797-1849: {{FHL|15099|film|disp=FHL film 983347 item 1 (first of 31 film or fiche)}}<br>1850-1899: {{FHL|150991|film|disp=FHL film 1000893 item 1}}<br> 1861-1901: {{FHL|544839|film|disp=FHL film 1377251-90}}
  
 
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| Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=983347 983347]-55
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| Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=1000893 1000893]-903
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| 1861-1901
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| Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=1377251 1377251]-90
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=== Pittsburgh ===
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'''Pittsburgh'''
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1861-1901: {{FHL|536469|item|disp=FHL films 1377291-314}}<br>1916, etc.: {{FHL|807885|disp=FHL book 974.885 E4ph}}
  
 
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| Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=974.885+E4ph 974.885 E4ph]
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[[Category:Pennsylvania]]
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/pa.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
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=== References  ===
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{{Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania}} {{U.S. Directories}}
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Resources for Pennsylvania Directories

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

Libraries and Archives

Directories Online

The Family History Library

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.

The Family History Library has directories for:

Philadelphia

1797-1849: FHL film 983347 item 1 (first of 31 film or fiche)
1850-1899: FHL film 1000893 item 1
1861-1901: FHL film 1377251-90

Pittsburgh

1861-1901: FHL films 1377291-314
1916, etc.: FHL book 974.885 E4ph

Web Sites

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.


References