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{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
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The McClung Historical Collection includes an index to early '''''North Carolina''''' families. No index in North Carolina can top this one.<ref name="DB85">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> &nbsp;Internet genealogy databases, more than 75,000 books, 3,000 genealogies, 15,000 First Families of Tennessee, manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos. The same building also houses the Knox County Archives, and the East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum.<ref>[http://www.knoxlib.org/local-family-history/calvin-m-mcclung-historical-collection Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection] in ''Knox County Public Library'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:17, 16 February 2014

United States go to Tennessee go to Archives and Libraries go to Knox County Public Library

Knox County Public Library
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  repository@whatever.net

Address:[1]

000 Santa's Workshop Lane
North Pole, AK 99999-9999

Telephone:[1]  800-000-0000, or 801-000-0000
Fax:  802-000-0000

Hours and holidays:[1]  Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  {Optional}

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

The McClung Historical Collection includes an index to early North Carolina families. No index in North Carolina can top this one.[2]  Internet genealogy databases, more than 75,000 books, 3,000 genealogies, 15,000 First Families of Tennessee, manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos. The same building also houses the Knox County Archives, and the East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum.[3]

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

{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 Knox County Public Library, 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
  • NARA II
  • 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]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Source 1.
  2. 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.
  3. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).