On Saturdays, the Tennessee State Library and Archives periodically hosts free "Workshop Series" lectures, featuring experts from our staff and researchers from outside our institution. The goal of the "Workshop Series" is to share information about materials and services offered by the Library and Archives, and to provide opportunities for scholars, genealogists, and historical researchers to share their work. Each lecture draws upon the resources of the Library and Archives, and informs our audience about the historic value of our vast collection, and how they may use it in their own research.
|January 26, 2019||"Old News is Good News: Using Historical Newspapers for Your Research." (Taneya Y. Koonce, MLS, MPH)|
|March 23, 2019||The Tennessee Virtual Archive (Jennifer Randles, Digital Materials Librarian)|
|May 4, 2019||J. Mark Lowe (topic to be announced)|
|June 1, 2019||“Statehood Day and the Tennessee Constitutions” (Judge Andy D. Bennett, Tennessee Court of Appeals)|
|July 13, 2019||"Grounded in Tradition: A History of Tennessee's State Capitol" (Dr. Wayne Moore, Assistant State Archivist)|
|September 14, 2019||“Runaways, Coffles and Fancy Girls: A History of Slavery in Tennessee” (Bill Carey)|
|November 30, 2019||"Family History Day" - Family Gatherings: Dragging Genealogy Information Out of Your Family (Melissa Barker)|