Evanston City Directories are located in the Evanstoniana Room in the Reference Department, 3rd floor. These directories list names of residents alphabetically with occupation and names of family members living at the address. Businesses are listed alphabetically and by type of business. Most have reverse listings by street name and number.
- The Evanston Directory 1880-1905 (missing 1885, 1887 and 1889)
- Bumstead’s Evanston City and North Shore Directory 1909-1921
- Polk’s Evanston City and North Shore Directory 1922-1939 (odd years only), 1948, 1962, 1963 (last year printed)
- Directories also available online at the Internet Archive