Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory, 1960

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Directory for Abilene, 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, a numerical telephone directory, and much information of a miscellaneous character; also the yellow pages with a special advertising section and a complete classified list." The general index begins on page 7 and the index to advertisers begins on page 9.

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16, 232, 999, 508, 92 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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R. L. Polk & Co. 1960.

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Directory for Abilene, 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, a numerical telephone directory, and much information of a miscellaneous character; also the yellow pages with a special advertising section and a complete classified list." The general index begins on page 7 and the index to advertisers begins on page 9.

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16, 232, 999, 508, 92 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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"Copyright, 1960, by R. L. Polk & Co."

"Member Association of North American Directory Publishers."

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City Directories

This collection includes city directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Each directory has an index and many advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses. Many of the directories include advertisements.

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  • 1960

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R. L. Polk & Co. Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory, 1960, book, 1960; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160223/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.