Chronicling America

image of the front page of The Bolivar Bulletin newspaper of Tennessee

This cooperative project with the University of Tennessee Libraries is part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ and the Library of Congress’ National Digital Newspaper Program. The Chronicling America website provides free, fully searchable access to many historical newspapers from the Tennessee State Library and Archives’ holdings. The Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project website provides more information about the project, including a comprehensive research guide for Tennessee newspapers.

This project provides the following Tennessee newspapers from the Tennessee State Library and Archives holdings in searchable digital format:

Athens 1855-1871 Fayetteville 1850-1876
Bristol 1865-1878 Knoxville 1860-1875
Clarksville 1856-1875 Memphis 1857-1876
Columbia 1866-1872 Nashville 1853-1875