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title Island Directories
creator Coles, L. Ann
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>In this age of the "information<br />super highway,"<br />details regarding goods and<br />services are easily and quickly<br />obtainable. At the push of a<br />button, an inquirer can locate<br />names of businessmen, professionals<br />— even felons. A<br />century ago, finding "who" or<br />"what" was not nearly so<br />simple. The information<br />seeker of 1894 was likely to<br />turn to "directories" such as<br />the one advertised above by<br />publisher Robert Teare.<br />What were these directories,<br />and why are they of<br />value to the historian?</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1994
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-471
source 35
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>

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title Island Directories
creator Coles, L. Ann
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>In this age of the "information<br />super highway,"<br />details regarding goods and<br />services are easily and quickly<br />obtainable. At the push of a<br />button, an inquirer can locate<br />names of businessmen, professionals<br />— even felons. A<br />century ago, finding "who" or<br />"what" was not nearly so<br />simple. The information<br />seeker of 1894 was likely to<br />turn to "directories" such as<br />the one advertised above by<br />publisher Robert Teare.<br />What were these directories,<br />and why are they of<br />value to the historian?</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1994
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-471
source 35
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>