Knox County Public Library

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Revision as of 19:44, 19 February 2014

United States go to Tennessee go to Archives and Libraries go to Knox County Public Library

Knox County Public Library
McClung Historical Collection

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Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  Ask a librarian form.

Address:[2]

601 South Gay Street 3rd Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902

Telephone:[2]  865-215-8801

Hours:[2]

Sun:1:00 – 5:00
Mon:9:00 – 8:30
Tues:9:00 – 8:30
Wed:9:00 – 5:30
Thurs:9:00 – 5:30
Fri:9:00 – 5:30
Sat:9:00 – 5:00

Directions, map, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

  • Knox County Public Library hours and locations, go to catalog, explore the collection, calendar and programs, about, local and family history, kid zone, teen central, news, and events.
  • KCPL catalog online search by keyword, author, title, subject, or series.

Collection Description

The Knox County Public Library's McClung Historical Collection on the 3rd floor of the East Tennessee History Center is the premier genealogy repository in this part of Tennessee. It has an index to early Tennessee and North Carolina families. No index in North Carolina can top this one.[3]  This library has Internet genealogy databases, more than 75,000 books, 3,000 genealogies, 15,000 First Families of Tennessee, manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos. The same building also houses the Knox County Archives, and the East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum.[4]

Guides

  • Local and Family History Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection, Knox County Archives, East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum, Historical Resources A - Z, Getting Started with Genealogy, Events, and New at McClung.

Tips

Many photographs are online in the McClung Digital Collection.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Knox County Public Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. Ask a librarian in Knox County Public Library (accessed 19 February 2014).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 19 February 2014).
  3. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  4. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).