State Library and Archives - Online Resources

The Tennessee State Library and Archives holds hundreds of family Bible records in several formats and within many collections.
Tennessee Electronic Library
A collection of 40+ databases that provide access to over 400,000 magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, essays, podcasts, videos, e-books, primar
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The files located in the Tennessee Supreme Court Cases represent an especially valuable resource for historical and genealogical research at the Tenne
A partial index to the hundreds of thousands of photographs and images held by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Online exhibit showcasing highlights from the Kenneth Rose Music Collection. Kenneth D.
This exhibit will have you wearing roses. By the way, are you yellow or red?
Online exhibit examining the history behind the famous Scopes Trial, a court case that received national attention as attorney Clarence Darrow battled
Online exhibit featuring portraits of President Abraham Lincoln.
A British frigate pursuing an American schooner
Online exhibit chronicling the political and military actions of Tennesseans in the War of 1812.
Sunflowers in a Quilted Vase (Oil Pastel), Elementary School Student, Tennessee School for the Blind
Online exhibit showcasing artwork created by students in Monica Leister’s art classes at the Tennessee School for the Blind (TSB).
A collection of pamphlets and newspapers, which document the diverse perspectives of the Civil War Era (1840-1865).
Online exhibit chronicling the events of the Civil War in Tennessee during 1863.
A searchable collection of over 7,000 articles chronicling the Civil War in Tennessee from September 1, 1861 through September 30, 1865.
Online exhibit exploring some of the state's most trying times, from the New Madrid Earthquake in 1811 to the recent flooding of May 2010.
Online exhibit providing information on how to get started on genealogy and how to preserve items from your family's past for future generations.
An online college course taught by staff of the Tennessee State Library and Archives in conjunction with Jackson State Community College.
Online exhibit highlighting the important role of mules in the farming, military, and cultural life of Tennessee and the South.
Online exhibit highlighting the life of William Walker (1824–1860).
Online exhibit highlighting the life, culture, and achievements of Jews in Tennessee.
The Tennessee State Library and Archives welcomes interns and volunteers who would like to be involved in aspects of library and archival work.
Online exhibit profiling University of Tennessee football legend, John T. Majors.
Online exhibit featuring native Tennessean and major league pitching star John Andrew Beazley, Jr.
Interactive map showing refugee camps, USCT recruiting stations, and other sites connected with the African American experience in Tennessee from 186