Tennessee For Further Reading
Several handbooks that give additional information about research, records, and record-finding aids in Tennessee are:
- Bamman, Gale Williams and Charles A. Sherrill. Research in Tennessee. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2009. (FHL book 976.8 D27ba 2009) Revised edition of a 1993 NGSQ article. This is the most current printed guide on Tennessee research. The original article, prepared by a Certified Genealogist, and updated by a Tennessee expert, gives a concise overview of the history and settlement, major archives, and record sources in Tennessee. It is available for purchase, for a very reasonable price, in paper or PDF format, through NGS Online Store.
- Fulcher, Richard C. Guide to County Records and Genealogical Resources in Tennessee. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. (FHL book 976.8 A3f) This record contains an alphabetical list of counties with addresses of libraries, historical and genealogical societies, and the records available, with dates.
- Hathaway, Beverly West. Genealogical Research Sources in Tennessee. West Jordan, Utah: Allstate Research, 1972. (FHL book 976.8 D2h) This source contains a list of record types, addresses of libraries, archives, and historical societies, newspapers, county histories, and a list of counties showing the dates for which each type of record is available.
- McCay, Betty L. Sources for Genealogical Searching in Tennessee. N.p., 1970. (FHL book 976.8 A1 no.2; film 824106 item 5) This source gives background on Tennessee and types of records. It lists missing records for each county.
- Schweitzer, George K. Tennessee Genealogical Research. Knoxville, Tenn.: G.K. Schweitzer, 1986. (FHL book 976.8 D27sg) This source contains background information on Tennessee and a list of record sources. It gives the date each county was formed and the records available in each.
- Sistler, Byron and Barbara Sistler. The Yellow Pages: Sources & Suggestions for Searching in Tennessee. Evanston, Ill.: B. Sistler, 1978. FHL US/CAN Reference 976.8 D2s.
- Tennessee State Library and Archives "Core List of Tennessee Books" includes biographies and a variety of books containing biographical information.
Additional sources are in the For Further Reading section of the United States Wiki pages, and the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
- TENNESSEE - GENEALOGY - HANDBOOKS, MANUALS, ETC.