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{{Adoption PARoots}} Some examples of statewide directories for [[Pennsylvania]] are:  
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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania.
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=== Resources for Pennsylvania 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 [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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==== The Family History Library ====
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Some examples of statewide directories for Pennsylvania are:  
  
 
''The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844''. (Family History Library fiche {{FHL|535186|title-id|disp=6044309}}.)  
 
''The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844''. (Family History Library fiche {{FHL|535186|title-id|disp=6044309}}.)  
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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; Family History Library fiche {{FHL|535186|title-id|disp=6044311}}.)  
 
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 {{FHL|535186|title-id|disp=6044311}}.)  
  
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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The Family History Library has directories for:  
 
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=== Philadelphia  ===
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'''Philadelphia'''
 
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'''Pittsburgh'''
=== Pittsburgh ===
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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.
 
*[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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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania.

Resources for Pennsylvania Directories

Libraries and Archives

Directories Online

Fold3.com ($) has Philadelphia City Directories 1785, 1791, 1793-1922 (7 yrs. missing) and Pittsburgh City Directories 1861-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

The Family History Library

Some examples of statewide directories for Pennsylvania are:

The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844. (Family History Library fiche 6044309.)

Ulman, H. C. Ulman's Pennsylvania Business Directory and Eastern, Western and Southern Circular. (1854/55; Family History Library 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; Family History Library fiche 6044311.)

The Family History Library has directories for:

Philadelphia

1797-1849:
Family History Library films 983347-55
1850-1899 Family History Library films 1000893-903
1861-1901 Family History Library films 1377251-90

Pittsburgh

1861-1901 Family History Library films 1377291-314
1916, etc. Family History Library book 974.885 E4ph

Web Sites

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

References