This resource is available only at the East Tennessee History Center. 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.
This resource is available to remote users with a library card through December 31, 2021 and will continue to be re-evaluated. 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. Research, view and find compelling digital images and artifacts from our rich East Tennessee history. Check back often; images are constantly being added.
Digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) documenting the history and culture of Tennessee. Part of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
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.
This resource is only available in the library. 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. It's best to start with a simple, broad search such as a name or keyword search, then narrow those results using dates, places, and the available filters on the left side.
Coverage also includes:
- African American Archives
- Native American Archives
- FBI Case File Archives
- Holocaust Archives
The Library of Congress digital collections includes American Memory, American Folk Life Center, National Screening Room, and many more collections presenting 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.