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Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection - The Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection of the Knox County Public Library ranks among the top research and genealogical libraries in the Southeast. From rare manuscript collections to free access to's Enhanced Library Edition, the McClung Collection is your gateway to exploring your family's and your region's history.

East Tennessee Historical Society
- Exhibits at museum (located in Knoxville), publications, links, other resources. For more than 175 years, the East Tennessee Historical Society has helped East Tennesseans hold on to their unique heritage by recording events and stories and collecting artifacts for its world-class museum collection. Educational outreach, scholarly publications, engaging lecture series, and heritage programs, such as First Families of Tennessee, are hallmarks of ETHS.

Farragut Museum - The Farragut Museum is a treasure chest of photographs and artifacts, which tell a story of the history of the Farragut and Concord communities.

Frank H. McClung Museum - collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, medicine, local history, and natural history. Exhibits document Tennessee's art, culture, geology and fossils, history, and technologies.

Knox County Archives - Uninterrupted since 1792, the Knox County Archives, a branch of the Knox County Public Library, receives, processes, and preserves the non-current, permanent records created by county government. The Knox County Archives provides information on the origins and history of the court systems, court records, genealogy, and the history of the county.

Knox County Sites on the National Register of Historic Places - Historic districts, residences, businesses, schools, cemeteries, churches, government.

Knox County Properties on the National Register - Lists resource name, address, and date listed.

McClung Digital Photograph Collections - The Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knoxville houses thousands of original prints and negatives of photographic images from around the region.

Museum of East Tennessee History - Open 7 days a week, the Museum of East Tennessee History showcases the history of the region's 35 counties through the award-winning exhibition, Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, the East Tennessee Streetscape, and regularly changing feature exhibitions.

National Archives, The - The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family's history, need to prove a veteran's military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

National Railway Historical Society (NRHS), Old Smoky Chapter - Rail history, projects, and publications.

Theses & Dissertations on Tennessee History, 1996-Present - Compiled by Ken Middleton.

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