Resources for Texas Directories
Libraries and Archives
- Fold3.com ($) has Dallas City Directories 1878-1923 (8 yrs. missing) available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Texas directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library
The Family History Library has the following directories for Dallas:
||Family History Library films 1376774—|
| 1916, 1918, 1941, 1960, 1964, 1970,
1975, and 1979
|Family History Library book 976.42812 E4pj|
The Family History Library has city directories for as early as 1856 for Galveston, Austin (1857), Houston (1866), and San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas (1877).
Directories of heads of households have also been published for some cities in Texas. These and other directories can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:
- TEXAS- DIRECTORIES
- TEXAS, [COUNTY]- DIRECTORIES
- TEXAS, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- DIRECTORIES
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission
- Cyndi's List City Directories
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.