Resources for Delaware Directories
Libraries and Archives
The most extensive collections of city and business directories are at the University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware 19717-5267. The Delaware Public Archives has directories from 1814 to the 1970s. The Historical Society of Delaware also has a large collection of directories for Wilmington, the state of Delaware, and the Delmarva Peninsula.
Ancestry.com ($) has Delaware directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library
The Family History Library has Wilmington city directories for:
| 1814, 1845, 1853, 1857
||FHL Collection 6044647-50|
|1859/1860||FHL Collection 6043859|
|1862-1901||FHL Collection 1377595-605|
|1934||FHL Collection 1307613 item 10|