Rhode Island Directories
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities of Rhode Island.
Resources for Rhode Island Directories
- Fold3.com ($) has Providence City Directories 1861-1924 available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Rhode Island directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library
The library has the following directories for Providence:
1826 FHL fiche 6044365
1856-60 FHL fiche 6044374-78
1930, 1932 FHL book 974.52 E4sp
To access other directories for cities in Rhode Island which are available through the Family History Library, use the Place-names Search in the FHL catalog for:
- RHODE ISLAND - DIRECTORIES
- RHODE ISLAND, [COUNTY] - DIRECTORIES
- RHODE ISLAND, [COUNTY], [CITY OR TOWN] - DIRECTORIES
- Pawtucket, Rhode Island Directories
- Woonsocket Rhode Island Directories
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.