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19th Century
Tennessee 
Newspapers

 Southern Life(TEL)

The University of Tennessee and
the Tennessee State Library & 
Archives have made over 100,000
pages of Civil War and Recon-
struction Era newspapers available
through the chronicling America
website, a joint project of the
National Endowment for the
Humanities and the  Library of
Congress. 

 

Contains nearly 5 million articles
on topics that relate directly to
Southern living, including both 
past and present, including
people, places, historical events
and more.
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St. James Encyclopedia
of Popular Culture (TEL)

Tennessee Encyclopedia
of History and Culture 

Includes more than 2,700 signed
essays ranging from 500 to 2,500
words written by subject experts, 
and edited to form a consistent, 
readable and straightforward 
reference. Entries include subject-
specific bibliographies, and where
appropriate, photographs and 
textual cross-references to related
essays. 
The online edition of the Ten-
nessee Encyclopedia of
History & Culture is a
joint project of the Tennessee
Historical Society and the Uni-
versity of Tennessee Press. 
This fully searchable version
of the print edition, originally
published in 1998, contains over
1,500 entries. The online ver-
sion has updates to exiting en-
tries, new entries, more than
500 additional images, plus
audio and video files. 
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Tennessee State
Library & Archives 

Tennessee Virtual
Archive (TeVA) 

The TSLA website contains a
variety of information on exhibits
on Tennessee history. Links are
available to other services provided
by TSLA including state and county
record retrieval. Full description of
services are provided on the 
corresponding web pages. 

TeVA is a program of the State 
Library and Archives to create a 
digital repository of Tennessee 
history and culture. Its mission is
to bring electronic versions of the
state's rich collections to a wider
audience. TeVA provides a
searchable array of historical 
records, photographs,
documents, maps, postcards,
film audio and other original
materials of enduring value. 

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Tennessee's Landmark
Documents (TEL)

U.S. History Collection
(TEL)

Significant documents on the history 
of the state of Tennessee. Digital
form taken directly from the originals.

This collection provides well-
rounded coverage of both
the current thinking and events
in US History, as well as 
scholarly work being
established in the field.

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Volunteer Voices(TEL)

War & Terrorism
Collection
(TEL)

A statewide digital collection from 
Tennessee institutions. 

A definitive periodical collection
of hand-selected titles for analysts,
risk-management professionals
and students of military science,
history and social science. 

GALE World History

 

World History Collection
(TEL)

 

This compilation of journals
provides robust and balanced
coverage of this field, useful
both to the novice historian as
well as to the advanced aca-
demic researcher. 

 

 

 

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