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Online Resources[edit | edit source]
Worldcat lists the holdings of 69,000 libraries. Search it with the keywords "directory [county or city name]."
US City Directories identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
History[edit | edit source]
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Maryland.
Resources for Maryland Directories[edit | edit source]
Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]
The Library of Congress has the largest single collection of city and county directories.
Local public and university libraries, historical and genealogical societies and state archives generally have historic directories.
Directories Online[edit | edit source]
- Fold3.com ($) has Baltimore City Directories 1863-1923 (5 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries and at National Archives research rooms.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Maryland directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library[edit | edit source]
The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Maryland including:
- 1752, 1796-1860 Family History Library fiche 6043563-601
- 1863-1930 Family History Library films 1376528-56 and 1605845-71
- 1914 Family History Library film
- 1940, 1956 Family History Library book 975.271/B1 E4p
To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- MARYLAND, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
- MARYLAND, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
Websites[edit | edit source]