Hand-book of Durham, North Carolina: a Brief and Accurate Description of a Prosperous and Growing Southern Manufacturing Town. Durham: The Educator Company, 1895.
Contains descriptions of businesses, personalities and buildings. Photographs, sketches of Durham sites, and advertisements are included.
Special Collections C Pam H336DU. Also University Archives 975.656 E24H.
Ramsey, N.A. Durham Almanac. Raleigh: [n.d.]
Contains historical and statistical information about Durham, a governmental directory, and advertisements.
Special Collections has 1895, 1896, and 1897.
Souvenir of Durham North Carolina. 1902.
A guide to the town with photos of prominent buildings. The next two works are very similar to this one.
Special Collections Oblong S729D.
Greater Durham in 1904-05: a city of many industries, the tobacco center of the world. Durham: Seeman Printery, 1905.
Special Collections Pam Coll 41773.
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce. Durham, North Carolina: Thirty Years Ago an Insignificant Village With a Population of Some Five Hundred. Today a City of Twenty Thousand Inhabitants... Durham: Seeman Printery, 1906.
Special Collections C-Pam D961DU.
Durham Illustrated: Containing a Comprehensive Review of the Natural Advantages and Resources of Durham .... Durham: Published under authority, The Merchants Association, printed by Seeman Printery, 1910.
Detailed description of Durham's businesses and industries. Biographical information on prominent townspeople. Period photographs of the town.
Special Collections E Pam 1 f#16.
Upchurch, William Merriman. Durham County, Economic and Social. Durham: Seeman Printery, 1918.
Natural resources, farm conditions, education and marketing in 1917.
F262.D8 U7 1918. Also Special Collections E #5970 and E Pam #4249.
Durham, N.C. Chamber of Commerce. Durham, North Carolina: A Center of Industry and Education. 1930.
Includes statistical information, many photographs, a history of Durham and projections of future developments.
Special Collections E Pam #4495.
Newcomers Handbook of Durham for 1929. Durham: 1929.
A snapshot of Durham's institutions in 1929. Includes photos and advertisements.
Archives 975.641 D961PT.
Lemert, Benjamin Franklin. Durham, North Carolina: an Economic Survey. Durham: B. F. Lemert, 1938.
Economic and social conditions of Durham in 1938 by a Duke professor of economics. Exceptionally complete and detailed information.
Special Collections Library Service Center 330.975656 L552D.
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