McClung Historical Collection

The McClung Historical Collection is one of the finest local history collections in the Southeast. Visitors will find resources for all 50 states, with a strong emphasis on Tennessee, especially East Tennessee. The collection includes genealogies, manuscripts, county records and histories, access to national computer databases and census records, resources for African American and Cherokee history, military records, land records, and more.

The Collection is located in the East Tennessee History Center at the corner of Clinch Avenue and Gay Street in downtown Knoxville.

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Latitude: 35.9642513 Longitude: -83.9177265 Elevation: 942 ft
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Seasons Open


Hours Open

Free admission


Mon.-Tues. 9 am-8:30 pm; Wed-Fri 9 am-5:30 pm; Sat. 9 am-5 pm.; Sun. 1-5 pm

ADA Accessibility Notes

ADA accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

As a library, the facility cannot accommodate pets.

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