East Tennessee Historical Society

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*McClung Historical Collection Monday 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. &#124; Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. &#124; Saturday-Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. <br>
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*McClung Historical Collection Monday 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Saturday-Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. <br>
 
*Knox County Archives Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. <br>
 
*Knox County Archives Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. <br>
*Museum Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. &#124; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. &#124; Sunday 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.<br>
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*Museum Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Sunday 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.<br>
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Revision as of 22:31, 9 July 2010


East Tennessee Historical Society
 

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  eths@east-tennessee-history.org

Address:[1]

601 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

Telephone:[1]

  • Historical Society voice 865-215-8824 | fax 865-215-8819
  • McClung Historical Collection voice 865-215-8801
  • Knox County Archives voice 865-215-8800
  • Museum voice 865-215-8830

Hours and holidays:[1]

  • Historical Society Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • McClung Historical Collection Monday 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Saturday-Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Knox County Archives Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • Museum Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Sunday 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.
Holidays New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Directions, map, parking, and public transportation:[1]  click here

Internet sites and databases:

  • Historical Society website exploring the center, museum, collections, conducting research, program and events, genealogy, family and children, heritage programs, publications, membership, education, regional history.
  • McClung Historical Collection website Knox Co. obituaries, marriages, and delayed births indexes, TN and Shelby deaths indexes, TN Confederate pension application index, books, newspapers, genealogies, first families.
  • Knox County Archives website indexes marriages 1901-1950, delayed birth 1861-1945, naturalizations 1792-1907.
  • Online catalog search by general, author, title, subject, series, or periodical title.

Collection Description

  • East Tennessee Historical Society has for over 175 years recorded stories, collected artifacts, and educated visitors with lectures, and publications such as First Families of Tennessee, and the new Civil War Families of Tennessee.
  • Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection includes 67,000 books, pre-1920 newspapers, 3,000 genealogies, 14,000 first families of TN folders, 120 feet of manuscripts, historic maps, photos, 13,000 microfilms, Knoxville city directories, online genealogy databases. Court records include deeds, marriages, tax lists, guardian records, vital records, wills, and estates from the east Tennessee Counties of Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Carter, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington.
  • Knox County Archives collects the government records and county history, such as divorces, deeds, probates, County-Chancery-Circuit-Criminal-Juvenile-Superior court, tax, and school records, and online databases.
  • Museum of East Tennessee History showcases the history of 35 regional counties.

Tips

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Guides

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Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the East Tennessee Historical Society, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, African Americans, vital records, censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses, manuscripts, military records, Native Americans,  newspapers, obituary lists, maps, state agency records, petitions, Tennessee postcards, city directories, prison inmates, and TN county historians.[2]

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Visit the History Center in East Tennessee Historical Society at http://www.easttnhistory.org/content.aspx?article=1209 (accessed 8 July 2010).
  2. "Research and Collections" in Tennessee Archives and Libraries in Tennessee Department of State at http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/Collections.htm (accessed 23 May 2010).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Publ., 2002), 641.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Alice Eichholz, ed. Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 638.