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Journalism in Tennessee (Special Collections): Historical Tennessee Newspapers

This research guide identifies special collections materials related to journalism and journalists in Tennessee.

Knoxville and East Tennessee


Brownlow's Knoxville Whig. 1868. (AN48.J65 J6)
Chilhowee Echo.1899. (AN48.K6 C35)
East Tennessean. 1855. (AN48.M3 E38)
Knoxville Tribune. 1846. (AN48.K6 K687)
Republican Chronicle. 1882. (AN48.K6 R46)

Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Democratic Statesman. 1848. (AN48.N4 D45)
Nashville Bulletin. 1872. (AN48. N4 N432)
Nashville Union and American. 1868. (AN48.N4 N4)
National Banner and Nashville Daily Advertiser. 1832. (AN48.N4 N485)
National Pathfinder. 1860. (AN48.N4 N49)

Memphis and West Tennessee

Daily Memphis Avalanche. 1870. (AN48.M4 D3)
Memphis Daily Appeal. 1886. (AN48.M4 M42)
Memphis Republican. 1870. (AN48.M4 M456 )
Memphis Weekly Post. 1863. (AN48.M4 M446)
Solid South. 1880. (AN48.M4 S6)

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