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As part of our preservation efforts, copies of the Chicago telephone directory white pages from 1914-1959 will be unavailable for approximately the next 2 weeks. They are undergoing treatment by our conservators and will receive new phase boxes.
Still available are:
- microfilm copies of the Chicago white pages 1930, 1940, and 1950 on the open shelf
- microfilm copies of city directories from 1914-1917, 1923, 1928/29 on the open shelf
- Chicago yellow pages and Loop business directories (print)
- Suburban telephone directories (print)
- Criss-cross (reverse) directories (1953 and 1955) (print)
For more information on the Newberry’s city directory holdings, click here: http://www.newberry.org/city-directories
Watch this space for another notice when the white pages are available again.