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==== Directories Online ====  
 
==== Directories Online ====  
  
[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_451/city_directories_philadelphia Philadelphia City Directories] 1785, 1791, 1793-1922 (7 yrs. missing) and [http://www.fold3.com/title_460/city_directories_pittsburgh Pittsburgh City Directories] 1861-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.
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*[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) 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.
  
 
==== The Family History Library ====
 
==== The Family History Library ====

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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. (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