These databases can be used by students and faculty in any subject area. They contain information on a wide variety of topics!
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Thigpen Library has a collection of Tennessee history books available in print. Some books are not available for checkout and you are required use them in the library.
Thigpen Library organizes the books on its shelves according to the Library of Congress Classification system. Find Tennessee state and local history books in the F431–F445 section.
These websites, hosted by reputable organizations, are arranged alphabetically and link you to digital collections and online resources.
Articles on Tennessee history may be found in other scholarly journals, but these three journals focus exclusively on Tennessee history. Learn what is available online and in print at Thigpen Library for each journal.
Print collection begins with the first issue, but is missing a few issues.
Online access is available in JSTOR.
Print collection is limited to 1996-2005
Online access is limited to a few articles from the Teach Tennessee History website
Print collection starts with 1994
Online access is limited to the content as described in the links to the WTHS website and Shelby County Register of Deeds site.
This list of online resources includes subscription databases, digital collections, and general information on Tennessee newspapers.
Here are a few websites from Tennessee state government offices that are relevant to studying Tennessee history.