January 23, 2022

Tennessee State Library and Archives Painstakingly Saves Old State Supreme Court Records

From The Tennessean Wearing a heavy apron and armed with scissors, a brush, a sponge, pliers and a magnifying glass, Todd Wallwork huddles over a table in the basement of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and tends to a seemingly endless flow of Tennessee court records dating back more than two centuries. Delicate work with […]

Historical Records: State Library of Tennessee Partners With Ancestry.com, Database Includes Millions of Images and Names

From the Tennessee Department of State: The State Library and Archives is commencing the relationship by sharing Tennessee death records from 1908 through 1959 with Ancestry.com and its users. This database includes 1.2 million digital images and indexes 3.4 million names that appear in those records. The records are available free to Tennesseans by visiting […]