Some of the databases available include: Massachusetts Vital Records through 1910, New York Probate Records (1787 - 1835), Social Security Death Index (SSDI), church records, newspapers and periodicals, city and town directories, court records, census, tax, and voter lists, diaries and journals, land records, military records, and published genealogies and biographies.
Search an enhanced library version of the number one source for online family history research.
The Calvin M. McClung Digital Collection is an online archive of images from the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. This website makes it easy and fun to research, view and find compelling digital images and artifacts from our rich East Tennessee history. Check back often; images are constantly being added.
A collection of nearly 2,000 pamphlets and complete runs of eight newspapers, which document the diverse perspectives of the Civil War Era (1840-1865). This database covers a vast range of topics, including abolition, politics, religious themes, battle casualties, and the effects of the war on citizens, just to name a few.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has provided a comprehensive website with original documents, user-submitted genealogies, full-text books and a research wiki, available to all. You must set up a login to access many of the documents. Follow the directions under sign-in to sign in or set up your account.
A leading supplier of online family history records, including over 2 billion historical records covering the United States, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the globe, as well as PERSI (Periodical Source Index), a comprehensive subject index of genealogy periodicals and some local history publications.
A collection of historical military records dating back to the Revolutionary War. View names on the Vietnam Wall, find photos and letters, create Memorial Pages and much more. More than 470 million searchable records span hundreds of years. Coverage also includes:
- African American Archives
- Native American Archives
- FBI Case File Archives
- Holocaust Archives
The Library of Congress digital collections includes American Memory and the American Folk Life Center. These and other collections present texts, sound recordings, still and moving images, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
More than 5 billion historical records from all over the world, including the USA federal census (1790-1940) and the UK census (1841-1901) with images, 1.5 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni, millions of public records and tombstone photos, directories, guides, references, biographies and yearbooks, exclusive databases such as the Jewish Chronicle historical newspaper and many others. Choose MyHeritage on the EBSCOhost "Select New Service" page.
With video, audio, and slideshow features, this encyclopedia is a top resource for Tennessee history.
Provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, includes historical records, photographs, documents, maps, postcards, film, audio and other primary sources.
Digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) documenting the history and culture of Tennessee. This site searches the "Growth of Democracy in Tennessee" database and the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture.