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Nevada Directories & Phonebooks: Nevada Directories & Phonebooks

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Directories and phonebooks are essential tools for researchers to explore the past.

Nevada Directories & Phonebooks

Our collection of 925 directories and phone books cover many places in Nevada. Popular with local historians, genealogists, and researchers, these materials are helpful in locating an individual or business in Nevada at a certain time in history. Our collection includes phone books from the 1950s to present and directories starting from the 1880s. They offer a glimpse into the past, offering a wealth of information on advertising trends, settlement patterns, demographic changes, and even popular naming trends. 

The collection is library use only, though materials may be photocopied.