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Cinema (Special Collections): Home

This research guide will direct you to resources in Special Collections related to cinema including actors, directors, theaters, and more.

What's in this Guide?

This research guide highlights primary sources and research materials in Special Collections regarding local connections to Hollywood cinema.

Special Collections: Searching

Use the following terms to locate general information and resources related to cinema in Special Collections. Try combining several terms to return more relevant results.

  • film
  • cinema
  • actor
  • motion picture
  • theater
  • director




To find more information on locating primary sources, manuscripts, and archives material in Special Collections, please visit the Using Special Collection's SCOUT research guide, found at

Special Collections Contact Information

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Special Collections
1015 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-4480

We are open Monday-Friday: 9AM-5PM. Go to Visiting Special Collections for more information on how to request materials.