Galveston City Directory, 1875-1876

Description

General directory for Galveston, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it gives "the names of the householders - the adult male population of the city - the business classified under proper headings - incorporated companies - societies and associations - a catalogue of the city government, since 1839, the date of its incorporation - together with a descriptive and historical sketch of the city and island."

Physical Description

313 p. ; 23 cm.

Creation Information

Fayman, W. A. & Reilly, T. W. 1875.

Context

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The Center collects, preserves and organizes archival materials that document the history of Galveston and Texas. It contributes manuscripts, photos, maps, architectural drawings, genealogical materials, and reference books and city directories.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Galveston City Directory, 1875-1876
  • Added Title: Fayman & Reilly's Galveston City Directory for 1875-6

Description

General directory for Galveston, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it gives "the names of the householders - the adult male population of the city - the business classified under proper headings - incorporated companies - societies and associations - a catalogue of the city government, since 1839, the date of its incorporation - together with a descriptive and historical sketch of the city and island."

Physical Description

313 p. ; 23 cm.

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Some page numbers were added to font matter to improve readability. Printed pagination starts with page 75.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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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  • 1875

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Start & End Dates

  • 1875 - 1876

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 30, 2015, 12:10 a.m.

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Fayman, W. A. & Reilly, T. W. Galveston City Directory, 1875-1876, book, 1875; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth636884/: accessed May 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.