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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.


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Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Telephone: (775) 684-3313

Library Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3360
Information and Reference: (775) 684-3360
Government Publications: (775) 684-3372
Fax: (775) 684-3330
Ask a Librarian

Library Development

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3311

Talking Books

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3355
Email:nvtalkingbooks@admin.nv.gov

Archives

Telephone: (775) 684-3310
Fax: 775) 684-3371
Ask An Archivist

Records Management

Telephone: (775) 684-3411
Fax: (775) 684-3426
Ask State Records

Imaging and Preservation Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3414
Fax: (775) 684-3408