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Accession number 2006.010
Catalog Number 2006.010.001
Object Name Directory, Telephone
Date 1882
Year Range from 1882
Year Range to 1883
Title Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Shreveport, for 1882-1883.
Scope & Content This 1882-83 City Directory of Shreveport, Louisiana contains 7 unnumbered pages of advertisements (pages are pink) in the front of the book (pages i-viii) along with 2 white pages of advertisements. The back of the book has 7 pages of advertisements (pages also pink, numbered xxv-[xxxi]). Preface begins on the verso of the title page and continues to page 5. Pages [6-8] contain Table of Contents; Index to Advertisements; Errata; Historical Sketch of Shreveport by Andrew Currie, Mayor (pages 10-20); Historical Sketch of Caddo Parish by G. W. Kendall (pages [21]-26); U. S. Officials for Louisiana; Population of the United States, 1880; Population of the Principal Cities in the United States; Population of Principal Nations; Population of Foreign Cities; State Government; Parish Government; City Government; Miscellaneous Directory (includes Ward boundaries). Pink advertisement pages are interspersed throughout the directory and are numbered in lower-case Roman numerals. Actual directory, pages [65]-176, followed by Business Directory of the City of Shreveport, pages [177]-190. Outside covers are advertisements for Cumpston's Hotel, Conway, Buckelew & Co., Banking House of E. & B. Jacobs, A. Currie Insurance Agency, Julius A. Jacobs, Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Thos. H. Morris Wholesale and Retail Druggist, all in Shreveport, in addition to an advertisement for Blackwell's Durham Tobacco, Dallas, Texas.
People Austin, E.M.
Currie, Andrew W.
Kendall, G.W.
Cane, Mary Bennett
Search Terms Shreveport
Notes This 1882-83 city directory for Shreveport, Louisiana contains the following: Index to Advertisements; Arrival and Departure of Trains; Building Associations; Business Directory; Church Directory; City Government; Educational [Public schools, Select and Private Schools]; Express Offices in Louisiana; Fire Department of Shreveport; General Directory of Names; Hebrew Organizations; History of Caddo Parish; History of Shreveport; Knights of Honor; Knights of Pythias; Masonic Orders; Miscellaneous Organizations, Societies and Corporations; Money Order Offices in Louisiana; Newspapers; Odd Fellows; Parish Government; Parish Officials in Louisiana; Population of the United States; Postoffices in Louisiana; Railroads; State Government; Steamboats; Street Directory; Telegraph Offices in Louisiana; U. S. Officials for Louisiana. Complete title for this directory is "Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Shreveport, for 1882-83. Containing a History of the City and Parish; the present State, Parish and City Government, a Complete List of all Parish Officials, Postoffices, Telegraph, Express and Money Order Offices in Louisiana; also, and Index of all Societies, Associations, Corporations, Churches, Educational Institutes, the full name and address of all Residents, their Occupation or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory."
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact