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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Chattanooga+Public+Library+Downtown&hq=Public+Library+Downtown&hnear=Chattanooga,+Hamilton,+Tennessee&t=m&z=16 '''Google Map''' of Chattanooga Public Library]<br>
*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Chattanooga+Public+Library+Downtown&hq=Public+Library+Downtown&hnear=Chattanooga,+Hamilton,+Tennessee&t=m&z=16 '''Google Map''' of Chattanooga Public Library]<br>  
*City Bus: [http://www.carta-bus.org/maps/route13.pdf #13 Rossville] bus stops a block away at 10th and Market Street.
*CARTA City Bus: [http://www.carta-bus.org/maps/route15.pdf #15 St. Elmo] bus stops nearby on Broad Street.
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  

Revision as of 12:11, 19 February 2014

United States go to Tennessee go to Archives and Libraries go to Chattanooga Public Library Downtown

Chattanooga Public Library Downtown
Chattanooga Public Library TN.jpg

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  localhistory@lib.chattanooga.gov


1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Telephone:[1]  423-757-5310

Hours:[1]  Mondays-Thursdays 9a.m.-8p.m.; Fridays-Saturdays 9a.m.-6p.m.; closed Sundays

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[2]  

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

Includes the Upper South's largest family folder collection which is heavy on North Carolina.[3]  Internet genealogy databases, census, newspapers, obituary index, county records, 30,000 books, manuscripts, and genealogical periodicals.[4]




{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Chattanooga Public Library Downtown, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

  • such as: NARA I
  • National Archives at _____
  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections

  • State Vital Records Office
  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • State Historical Society
  • County and local historical societies
  • State Genealogical Society
  • County and local historical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • University Libraries
  • U.S. District Court
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding counties: [Chattam], [Durham], and [Franklin]
  • Repositories in other surrounding states (or provinces): [SC], [TN], and [VA]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Contact Us in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 18 February 2014).
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named S1
  3. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  4. Local History and Genealogy Department in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).