Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County Archives
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Metropolitan Government Archives
The Metropolitan Government Archives, a division of the Nashville Public Library, collects and preserves the historically valuable records of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, as well as other records of historical or documentary significance reflecting the history of our city. The Archives has ongoing programs to maintain and develop its collections, and welcomes researchers to come explore its treasures. The Archives has over 5 million records dating from the 1780s to the present.
In Memory of John Egerton
Please join us at the Nashville Public Library in celebrating the life of Nashville's own John Egerton. For more information on John's memorial service, please find it here: John Egerton Obituary
Archives in the News!
Barker Attends Archivist Conference Via Scholarship
First Tuesday at the Archives!
Our "First Tuesday at the Metro Archives" is always the first Tuesday of the month, 2:30-3:30 p.m. the Archives is located at 3801 Green Hills Village Drive, Nashville, TN, 37215. Please contact the Archives at 862-5880 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This event is free and open to the public.
December 3rd – Mr. Ward DeWitt, "Monuments and Markers of Old Nashville"
Tentative schedule for 2014:
January 7th – Mrs. Elizabeth Coker, topic to be determined
February 4th – Dr. James Jones, "Hidden History of the Civil War in Tennessee"
March 4th – Kent Oliver, Nashville Public Library Director, "Moving the Metro Nashville Archives"
April 1st – Judith Broadbent, "Golden Days: Stories from the Middle South and Beyond"
May 6th –Sue Culbertson, "Tennessee Literary Luminaries from Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren"
First Ward Democratic Club preparing to deliver Christmas meals, December, 1940.
Nashville Public Library | Metropolitan Government Archives
3801 Green Hills Village Drive| Nashville TN | 37215
615.862.5880 | http://www.library.nashville.org
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