Multimedia & Resources

Center for Historic Preservation

URL: mtsuhistpres.org

MTSUs Center for Historic Preservation is a research and public service institute committed to the heritage development—the identification, research, preservation, interpretation, and promotion—of our historic environment. Covering all of Tennessees 95 counties, the center programs enhance a sense of place, pride and identity through the documentation, interpretation and preservation of historic sites, landscapes and historical narratives that comprise the Tennessee experience.

Tennessee State Museum

URL: tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee State Museum has one of the best Civil War collections in the nation. Find art, history and culture at one of the largest museums in the nation. The museums Civil War holdings of uniforms, battle flags and weapons are among the finest in the nation.

Tennessee Blue Book (History Section)

URL: 43 A History of Tennessee.pdf

An official government manual for the state of Tennessee, the Tennessee Blue Book includes details on the organization of the government, maps of the Congressional districts, state Senate districts and state house districts. The book also offers information about past governors, state history and the text of the Tennessee State Constitution.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

URL: tennessee.gov/tsla/index.htm

The Tennessee State Library and Archives collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value and promotes library and archival development throughout the state. Resources include African American records, birth, death, census, county, military, Native American and state records, maps, bibliographies, state and governors papers and other information. Online exhibits and other resources are available for research.

Tennessee Historical Society

URL: tennesseehistory.org

Since 1849, the Tennessee Historical Society has worked to promote interest in and preservation of Tennessees historic sites. Activities include publication of the Tennessee Historical Quarterly, public programs and lecture series, special projects such as The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, and active collection of artifacts and documents.

Tennessee Historical Commission

URL: tn.gov/environment/hist

The Tennessee Historical Commission encourages the study of Tennessees history for the benefit of future generations. Its goal is to protect, preserve, interpret, operate, maintain and administer historic sites in addition to their many programs related to history and historic preservation.

TN History for Kids

URL: tnhistoryforkids.org

Tennessee History for Kids is changing the way K-12 students learn about the Volunteer State. More than 5,000 classrooms use this website, videos, posters, brochures and columns to learn Tennessee history, civics and geography. Whether you are a student, teacher, librarian, parent or an interested citizen, check out the webpage making a difference from Mountain City to Memphis.