R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1912-1913

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The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals and homes, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the page following the title page.

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356 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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R.L. Polk & Co. 1912.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: City Directories and was provided by Austin College to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 672 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Austin College

Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. Former Texas presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones served on the board of trustees. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals and homes, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the page following the title page.

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356 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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This volume is part of the Dannel Family Collection. It was donated by Dannel Funeral Home, Sherman, Texas, for a project on Sherman's city directories, in partnership with Austin College.

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City Directories

City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and ads from local businesses and includes names, addresses, and phone numbers for residents and businesses.

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  • 1912

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  • 1912 - 1913

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  • Aug. 25, 2010, 7:47 p.m.

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  • Nov. 30, 2010, 3:16 p.m.

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R.L. Polk & Co. R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1912-1913, book, 1912; Sioux City, Iowa. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113795/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.