South Dakota Directories
Types of Directories
Directories of heads of household
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in South Dakota. For example, the Family History Library has directories for the following:
1890-1891 FHL film 1000906
1902/3-1935 FHL films 1843231 -
1941, 1962, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1982 FHL book 978.337/S1 E4p
1934, 1936, 1960, 1965, 1971, 1975, 1980, 1981 FHL book 978.393 E4p
U.S. City Directories: South Dakota (Library of Congress)
- These city directories are available on microfilm at the Library of Congress.
|| Years Available
||Aberdeen - Misc. reel 1||
||1902-1916, 1928-1931, 1937-1960|
||1918, 1919, 1928-1960|
||1909, 1910, 1916-1920, 1926-1930|
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
Resources at the Family History Library (FHL)
The Family History Library has compact discs that incorporate telephone directories for most of the United States. These directories are not available at Family History Centers, but may be used at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Current telephone directories can also be found on the Internet and may assist in finding living relatives.
Examples of directories that may be found in an archive are: city directories, telephone directories, church directories, occupational directories, farmers directories, or rosters of society members. To find these directories in the Family History Library Catalog, do a Locality Search for the town, county, or state, depending on the size of the area an organization may cover. Record types to select include:
- SOUTH DAKOTA - DIRECTORIES
- SOUTH DAKOTA, [COUNTY]- DIRECTORIES
- SOUTH DAKOTA, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- DIRECTORIES
- SOUTH DAKOTA, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- SOCIETIES- DIRECTORIES