Delaware Directories

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The Family History Library has Wilmington city directories for:

1814, 1845, 1853, 1857
FHL fiche 6044647-50
1859/1860 FHL fiche 6043859
1862-1901 FHL films 1377595-605
1934 FHL film 1307613

The most extensive collections of city and business directories are at the University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware 19717-5267. The Delaware Public Archiveshas directories from 1814 to the 1970s. The Historical Society of Delawarealso has a major collection of directories for Wilmington, the state of Delaware, and the Delmarva Peninsula.

Websites

Wilmington 1889 City Directory: http://distantcousin.com/Directories/DE/Wilmington/1889/