State and County History and Genealogy Resources
State and County resources are available for most states and vary by state. These resources include cemetery records, census records, church records, county and state histories, court records, family histories, genealogical abstracts and indices, genealogical and historical periodicals, government records, histories, land and tax records, lineage society records, maps, migration records, military records, newspaper clippings, oral histories and interviews, periodicals, probate and will records, registers of vital statistics and research guides.
Germantown History Collection
The Germantown History Collection consists of clippings, scrapbooks and loose papers related to arts, biographies, buildings, businesses, cemeteries, churches and other places of worship, clubs, Fort Germantown, Germantown Civic Club records, Germantown Community Theatre records, Germantown Woman's Club records, historic homes, notable Germantown residents, old Germantown photographs, parks and Germantown government.
The Map Collection includes historical regional, state and local maps.
Over 440 microfilm rolls of census records, court records, and newspaper abstracts for Mid-South, Eastern and Southern states.
Oral History Collection
This collection consists of video and audio interviews with notable Germantown and Shelby County residents and members of the Tennessee Bar Foundation.
Civil War Collection
A collection of books relating to the events and participants in the Civil War and the effects that the War had on U.S. and regional history.
Native American Collection
Information about specific Native American tribes who resided in the Mid-South, Eastern and Southern states. Includes books about Native American genealogical research, the Five Civilized Tribes, Guion Miller rolls and the Dawes Commission records.
The USA Collection contains DAR records, ship passenger lists, military history, biographies and journals, diaries and papers and regional and national genealogy records. Other collections include the European Collection and African American Collection.