The Chattanooga Public Library Local History and Genealogy Department was able to acquire patrons limited-time remote access to! Due to universal social distancing policies, has allowed for their Library Edition to be accessed outside of the library. The offer will be available at least through December 2020.

Index to obituaries published in the Chattanooga Times, News Free Press, and Chattanooga Times Free Press, complied by library staff. Years 1897-2014 now available.

Genealogy Connect will include more than 1,500 reference works, including trusted sources from Genealogical Publishing and Clearfield Company.  Researchers can use Gale Genealogy Connect to search quickly across multiple volumes, identifying connections and enriching family history.

Includes U. S. federal census records, Periodical Source Index, family and local histories, and Revolutionary War files.

In-library use only. Also includes databases for New York, other areas of the United States, Canada, and Europe. 

In partnership with, Tennessee State Library & Archives provides access to Death Certificates 1908-1958.

Sanborn Maps with historical large-scale plans of cities and towns drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch.

Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA), a program of the State Library and Archives (TSLA) provides a digital repository of Tennessee history and culture. TeVA provides a searchable array of historical records, photographs, documents, maps, postcards, film, audio and other original materials of enduring value.

From King George’s Proclamation of 1763 to the earliest purchase of land from Native Americans to the first Constitutions of the State of Tennessee, these are among the most important records from our past. Significant milestones in the formation and early history of the state are presented here in digital form.

Provides a central point for accessing digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) that document the history and culture of Tennessee.

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections available:  Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia and The Civil War in Words and Deeds.

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