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About the Collection

Selections from Nashville Public Library's Collections are available online through the Nashville Public Library Digital Collections. Materials from Special Collections, Metro Archives, and the Wilson Collection are all centrally located on this site. Visitors can view items from the Albert Hadley Interior Design Collection, Flood 2010 Collection, Veterans History Project Collection, Charles Warterfield Architectural Collection, Nashville Banner Archives, Historic Nashville Photograph Collection, Civil Rights Collection, Nashville City Cemetery, Picturing Nashville in Rotogravure Collection, Wilson Limited Editions, and Metro Archives. This digital platform allows users to search photographs, letters, oral histories, and other materials by keyword, collection or type. 


All digital images and recordings are property of the Nashville Public Library. For information about their use, please contact Special Collections. Physical copies of all materials are available for in library use only in the Special Collections Division during regular library hours. Some materials may be protected by copyright (Title 17 US Code). Some materials may be restricted. Please inquire with Special Collections Division staff for more information about specific items.