Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1947-8

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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 "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8.

Physical Description

b-c, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Creation Information

John F. Worley Directory Co. 1948.

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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 772 times , with 10 in the last month . 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. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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  • Main Title: Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1947-8
  • Added Title: Worley's Sherman (Grayson County, Texas) City Directory, 1947-8

Description

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 "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8.

Physical Description

b-c, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

"Vol. XVII."

"Directory library for free use of public at Chamber of Commerce."

"Member Association of North American Directory Publishers."

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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  • 1948

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  • 1947 - 1948

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  • Aug. 25, 2010, 7:47 p.m.

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  • Nov. 30, 2010, 3:20 p.m.

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John F. Worley Directory Co. Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1947-8, book, 1948; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth113800/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.