A Partial Bibliography of Knox County:
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Libraries with Genealogical Resources:
KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM:
Archives and Special Collections
The University of Tennessee
Cumberland Ave. at 15th St.
Knoxville, TN 37996-4000
Phone (865) 974-4480
Fax (865) 974-0560
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Blount County Public Library
301 McGhee Street
Phone: (865) 982-0981.
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9AM - 8PM; Fri-Sat: 9AM-5:30PM; Sunday: 1-5:30PM.
Note: The 700+ volume Genealogy & Local History collections housed in the Proffitt Room.
Family History Center - Knoxville
400 Kendall Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 639-8252
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9AM - 9PM; Saturdays 9AM-3PM
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State Library and Archives (TSLA)
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243-0312
Knox Co Records at TSLA
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View List of Newspapers on Microfilm at TSLA
SOURCES FOR CHURCH LIBRARIES/ARCHIVES:
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Phone: (865) 475-9061 (main number)
"The Baptist Archives preserves historical records and materials, particularly those of associations, churches, pastors, and laymen of East Tennessee"
Southern Baptist Historical Library &
Southern Baptist Convention Building
901 Commerce Street, Suite 400
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3630
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (and other hours by special appointment)
Contact: Bill Sumners, Director of Library and Archives
"The purposes of the Library and Archives are: (1) To serve as a research center for the study of the life and history of Baptists, in particular Southern Baptists, (2) To collect, preserve, and make available for use a wide range of materials that document Baptist history, (3) To serve as the denominational archives for the Southern Baptist Convention and to collect, preserve, and make available for use the official records of the Convention and its agencies, and (4) To assist Southern Baptist churches, associations, state conventions, and SBC agencies in the location and preservation of historical records."
Emory & Henry College
P.O. Box 947
Emory, VA 24327-0947
Hours: Mon-Fri. 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Phone: (540) 944-6668.
FAX: (540) 944-4592
"The Holston Conference Archives encompasses the records relating to the history of the United Methodist Church and its activities in the region. The Holston Conference comprises the geographic area surrounding the Holston River, and includes southwest Virginia; eastern Tennessee as far west as Oak Ridge; and a small portion of northeastern Georgia"
The Conference Archives includes
The collections date from the 1820s, with the bulk of the holdings dating from the late 1800s to the present.
Other Libraries with Genealogical Resources:
Ramsey, J. G. M. (James Gettys McGready), 1797-1884.
(Knoxville Physician). Surnames: ALEXANDER, RAMSEY
Congress Home Page
Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
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