Calendar of Events

On this page are events that will be of interest to MTGS members and friends, including events sponsored by MTGS and events sponsored by other organizations.  MTGS presentations which are recorded are accessible in the Members area.

 

MTGS Meetings and Workshops

  • Saturday, January 20, 2024, 1:00pm Central, in-person at the Tennessee State Library & Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, AND online on Zoom
    MTGS Regular Meeting: Ancestors, Antiques and Artifacts - Show and Tell

    Our annual show-and-tell program is a great opportunity to share something from your family history - either an item or a story.

    This meeting is open to the public and we hope that you can join us, either in-person or via Zoom. The Zoom link for this meeting will be posted here the week of the meeting.

  • Saturday, March 16, 2024, 1:00pm Central, in-person at the Tennessee State Library & Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, AND online on Zoom
    MTGS Regular Meeting with MerryAnne Pierson: Lineage Societies

    MerryAnne Pierson, longtime MTGS member, tireless genealogy researcher and the State Lineage Research Chair for the Tennessee DAR, will explain the various lineage socieites that genealogists can join, including but not limited to DAR, the Mayflower Society, Colonial Dames of America and Daughters of Colonial Wars.

    This meeting is open to the public and we hope that you can join us, either in-person or via Zoom. The Zoom link for this meeting will be posted here the week of the meeting.

  • Saturday, May 18, 2024, 1:00pm Central, in-person at the Tennessee State Library & Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N, Nashville, AND online on Zoom
    MTGS Regular Meeting with John F. Baker Jr.

    Our May program will be given by John F. Baker Jr.  Many researchers met John, a resident of Robertson County, in conjunction with his landmark book, The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation:  Stories of My Family's Journey to Freedom.

    John will also present our annual Writer's Award for the best-judged article in our Journal.

    This meeting is open to the public and we hope that you can join us, either in-person or via Zoom. The Zoom link for this meeting will be posted here the week of the meeting.



    Other Genealogy and History Events in Middle Tennessee


    Other Local, Regional and Online Events for Friends of Genealogy

    Other Genealogy Calendars

    National Genealogical Society (NGS) Events Calendar

  • Eastman's Online Calendar of Genealogy Events
    ConferenceKeeper - "Curating and Calendaring Genealogy and Family History event details"
    Facebook Genealogy Calendar of Events

     

    Past MTGS Programs, Workshops and Seminars

    Speaker(s) Date Topic
    Dana Leeds 35th Genealogical Seminar, November 2023 • The Leeds Method: Organizing Your DNA Matches
    • One Man, Multiple Names: A DNA-Based Case Study
    • AncestryDNA Tools:  The Basics and Beyond
    • The Shared cM Project & Cousin Terminology
    Taneya Koonce, MLS, MPH September 2023 Using RootsMagic for Genealogy Research
    Lu Mobley Hays Whitworth, Operations Director, Buchanan Log House July 2023 The history of the Buchanan Log House and its residents
    Diane L. Richard May 2023 Post Office Records: Geography, Politics, Religion & More
    Chuck Sherrill, MTGS Journal Editor and former Tennessee State Archivist March 2023 The history of the MTGS Journal, and tips for genealogical writing
    Everyone! January 2023 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Julia Doyle, TSLA

    Emily Farek, TSLA

    Graham Perry, Tennessee Historical Commission

    J. Mark Lowe, FUGA

    Carol Roberts, Bedford County Archivist
    34th Genealogical Seminar, November 2022 Preventive Storage and Care of Textile Collections at Home

    Care of Paper Collections and Preventive Conservation Basics

    Understanding Tennessee Cemetery Law

    They Drew a Crooked Line and Formed a Border - The Walker's Line Dispute

    Best Practices of Caring for Family Photographs
    Melissa Barker, Houston County Archives & Museum September 2022 Genealogy Surprises, Discoveries, and Outright Lies: Sorting out the Facts
    Trent Hanner, Reference Librarian, TSLA July 2022 The 1950 Census and Beyond
    Allen Forkum May 2022 Ink and Blood:  Nashville's Fighting Editors
    (recorded)
    Chuck Sherrill, State Librarian and Archivist March 2022 The Future of History
    Everyone! January 2022 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Tina Beaird November 2021 (virtual) 33rd Annual Genealogical Seminar
    • CSI: Cemetery Search and Investigation
    • Researching Family History at the Library of Congress
    • Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors
    • Scotland’s Resources: There's More to Scottish Research Than Scotland'sPeople!
    (recorded)
    Taneya Koonce, MLS, MPH September 2021 One-Name and One-Place studies
    (recorded)
    Chuck Sherrill, Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist July 2021 Introduction to Research at the New Tennessee State Library and Archives
    Tennessee State Library and Archives staff May 2021 Tour of the new Tennessee State Library and Archives building
    Everyone! January 2021
    (virtual)
    “Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Elizabeth Shown Mills
    Zachary Keith
    David Dowell
    Chuck Sherrill
    November 2020
    (virtual)
    32nd Annual Genealogical Seminar - Online
    • Samuel Witter vs Samuel Witter: Separating Same Name Soldiers, War of 1812
    • The Patriot Paths Website at TSLA: GIS Mapping of Revolutionary War Veterans
    • If Grandpa Gave No DNA, Can I Find Out Who Did?
    • Winning the Battle for a New Library and Archives
    cancelled March, May, July, September 2020  
    everyone! January 2020 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Dick Eastman November 2019 31st Annual Genealogical Seminar
    • Genealogy Searches on Google
    • The Organized Genealogist
    • Using Online Genealogy Programs
    • Mobile Apps for Genealogy
    Paul R. White September 2019 Using Wills and Probates in Genealogy Research
    Veronica Sales, TSLA July 2019 Using Church Records in Genealogy Research
    Ken Fieth, Metro-Davidson County Archivist May 2019 The Giers Glass Plate Negative Collection at the Metro Archives, 1890-1905
    Taneya Koonce, MLS, MPH

    Zachary Keith and Sara Baxter

    Jim Lewis, Ranger, Stones River National Battlefield
    March 2019 Genealogy in the Round:
    What's New at FamilySearch?
    TSLA's Map Collections
    Solders and Sailors Database, and Stones River NB holdings
      January 2019 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    David Dowell, Martha Gerdeman, Taneya Koonce, Melissa Barker November 2018 30th Annual Genealogical Seminar
    • Knowing How We REALLY Inherit DNA Helps Us Breach Genealogical Brick Walls
    • But They Didn't Own Any Land! What's in Deed Books besides Deeds?
    • Let's Get Digital: Mastering Online Book Repositories and Managing Digital Photos
    • Museums Have Records, Too! Locating Your Ancestors Behind Closed Doors
    Albert Bender September 2018 Tracing Native American Ancestry
    Carol Roberts and Stewart Southard, TSLA Conversation Dept. August 2018 workshop Conservation of Documents workshop
    Ken Fieth, Metro-Davidson County Archivist July 2018 Tour of Nashville Public Library's Nashville Room, Civil Rights Room, and the Metro Archives
    Melissa Barker May 2018 Loose Records in an Archive:  What Are They?
    Dr. Mark Cheathem March 2018 Andrew Jackson's Kinship Networks
      January 2018 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Heirloom Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL November 2017 29th Annual Genealogical Seminar
    • How Old Did He Have to Be?
    • When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records
    • Don't Forget the Ladies-A Genealogist's Guide to Women and the Law
    • After the Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History through DNA
    various MTGS experts September 2017 "Genealogy in the Round" - A Roadshow/Roundtable meeting
    • Computers and Websites
    • Researching Records
    • Beginning Genealogy
    • DNA Testing
    Dr. Derek Frisby, PhD July 2017 Middle Tennesseans in the Mexican War and Repatriating those Killed in Action at the 1846 Battle of Monterrey, Mexico
    Rick Warwick, Williamson County Historian May 2017
    MTGS 30th Anniversary
    Notable Books on Williamson County
    Carol Roberts, Conservation Manager, Tennessee State Library and Archives March 2017 Caring for and Using Photographs in Family Research
      January 2017 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Heirloom Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Gordon Belt
    Chuck Sherrill
    Allison Griffey
    Jim Long
    November 2016 Annual Seminar
    • Stories from the Stacks
    • Moonshiners and Horse Thieves: Ancestors in Tennessee Supreme Court Records
    • Gold Star Records from World War I
    • You Can’t Evade Taxes...At Least Not in Genealogy
    Trent Hanner, Senior Research Librarian, Tennessee State Library and Archives September 2016 Finding Your Out-of-State Ancestor at the Tennessee State Library and Archives
    Taneya Koonce, MLS, MPH July 2016 Maximizing the Use of Online Collaborative Family Trees for Your Personal Research
    Dr. Judith Morgan May 2016 My Name Was Elmwood: Following Clues to Build a Family History - The Berry "Connection" to Multiple Middle Tennessee Counties
    Dr. David Dowell March 2016 Can DNA Breach My Brick Wall?
      January 2016 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Heirloom Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Elizabeth Shown Mills,
    CG, CGL, FNGS, FASG, FUGA
    November 2015 Annual Seminar Strategies and Understanding: Tracking Elusive Ancestors
    Gordon T. Belt September 2015 The Melungeons
    Paul R. White August 2015 Learning the Legal Avenues of Genealogy
    Dorothy Williams Potter July 2015 workshop Tracing Your Ancestor on the Early Southern Frontier
    Drew Mahan, Archivist July 2015 Metro Nashville Archives Tour
    Allen Forkum, Editor, Nashville Retrospect May 2015 The origins of the Nashville Retrospect and reflections on some of the stories covered thus far.
    Trent Hanner, Senior Research Librarian, Tennessee State Library and Archives March 2015 Getting the Most out of On-Line Genealogy Resources
      January 2015 “Ancestors, Antiques, and Heirloom Artifacts” (show and tell program)
    Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA November 2014 Annual Seminar Transportation, Education and Government Programs: Records for My Family Story:
    - The WPA Era: What It Created for Genealogists
    - The Three Rs: Reading, 'Riting and Research in School Records
    - Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking
    - Controlling Chaos: Organizing your Genealogical Materials
    Tennessee Ancestry Library Event September 2014 All-day genealogy event at the Nashville Sheraton, co-hosted by Ancestry and TSLA
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA August 2014 workshop A Death in the Family (estate records)
    Rick Warwick July 2014 Williamson County: The Civil War As Seen Through the Female Experience
    Myers Brown May 2014 Loyal Cavaliers: Images of Tennessee's Union Cavalrymen
    Joe Spann March 2014 Albion's Seed: A Deeper Understanding of our English Colonial Ancestors
    Dr. David Dowell January 2014 Genetic Genealogy
    Chuck Sherrill, TSLA State Librarian and Archivist
    Darla Brock, TSLA Manuscript Archivist
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
    Jim Long
    November 2013 Annual Seminar "Good News About Old News:  Civil War Newspaper Research in the Digital Age"
    "The Taxman came, then changed his mind:  Direct Federal Taxes and the Rebate Ledgers"
    "Help Me Please?  Government Claims and Other Unusual Requests"  "Footsteps of the Fourteenth, or Look Everywhere - Then Look Everywhere Else:  A Case Study"
    Bob Duncan September 2013 Flatboats to Natchez
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA August 2013 workshop Spending the Day with Perry Mason, Ben Matlock and Tennessee Court Records
    Lynda Massey July 2013 Finding Your Ancestors Through 19th-Century Photography
    Monte Arnold May 2013 Telling your story through photographs
    Darla Brock March 2013 Genealogical Research in the Union Provost Marshal Records at the Tennessee State Library and Archives
    Paul Clements January 2013 Chronicles of the Cumberland Settlements
    Rick and Pam (Boyer) Sayre November 2012 Annual Seminar Discovering Our Ancestors:  Maps and Newspapers
    Tom Kanon September 2012 Tennesseans and the War of 1812
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA August 2012 workshop Discovering the Records of Tennessee, Kentucky & Whiskey Stills
    Carol Roberts July 2012 Agricultural Records at TSLA
    Dr. Wayne Moore May 2012 Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee
    C. William McKee March 2012 The Nashville City Cemetery: A Resource for Genealogists
      January 2012 Tennessee Authors' Day
    Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FNGS, FASG and FUGA
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
    Charles A. Sherrill
    November 2011 Annual Seminar Problem Solving in the Problem-Riddled Carolina Backcountry
    Inheritance Laws and Estate Settlements in the Carolinas
    The Late Unpleasantness:  Research in Civil War records created after 1865
    Jim Taulman September 2011 How to Share Your Work by Self-publishing
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA August 2011 Workshop Land Platting Workshop
    Karel Lea Biggs July 2011 Shortages and Substitutions on the Confederate Home Front
    Paul R. White May 2011 Awards and Winners Program
    Carol Roberts March 2011 Solving Mysteries using County Records and Loose Case Files
      January 2011 Family History Show and Tell
    Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FNGS, FASG and FUGA November 2010  Annual Seminar Working Smarter: Sources & Strategies for Finding Your Family’s Past
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA September 2010 Farm House, Meeting House, Court House: Breathing Life into Your Family’s Story
    Paul R. White August 2010 Workshop Developing Personalities and Finding Obscure Records in Genealogical Research
    Gail Jackson Miller July 2010 The Harpe Brothers
    George Zepp March 2010 Hidden History of Nashville
      January 2010 Family History Show and Tell
    Charles A. Sherrill
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
    November 2009  Annual Seminar Is Ancestry.com Worth It?: Fee and Free Web Sites for Genealogical Research
    Here Comes the Bride, and There She Goes
    Early River Towns
    Mark Strength September 2009 “Bonny Kate,” aka Mrs. John Sevier
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA May 2009 Awards and Winners program
    Irene Griffey, Doug Drake, Jack Masters and Paul Clements March 2009 Pioneer Land Grants, Traces, Roads and Pioneer Stations in the Central Valley of the Cumberland River
      January 2009 Family History Show and Tell
    Craig Roberts Scott, CG November 2008  Annual Seminar Searching for Your Military Ancestors
    Charles A. Sherrill September 2008 Using Original Court Records: A Hands-On Workshop
    Amber Barfield July 2008 Restoration and Preservation of Manuscripts and Documents
    George Zepp May 2008 Awards and Winners program; Nashville history
    Dan S. Allen March 2008 Cemetery Law and Conservation
      January 2008 Family History Show and Tell
    Shirley Wilson, CG
    Marie Martin Murphy
    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
    November 2007  Annual Seminar Understanding State and Public Land Records
    There’s Gold in Them Thar’ Deed Books
    Land Platting Workshop
    Christine Young September 2007 Artifacts for Future Generations
    Lorna D. Morton August 2007 Workshop Native American and Cherokee Genealogy
    Martha Gerdeman July 2007 Non-Population Schedules of the U. S. Federal Census
    Walter Durham May 2007 Historical review of the state and current historical activities; MTGS 20th Anniversary celebration
    Amber Barfield March 2007 Identifying and Dating Old Photographs
      January 2007 Family History Show and Tell
    Dr. John Philip Colletta November 2006  Annual Seminar Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors and Telling Their Stories
    Richard Saunders September 2006 Conducting Genealogical Research in West Tennessee & Southwest Kentucky
    Charles A. Sherrill July 2006 On Solid Ground: Finding Ancestors in Tennessee Land Records
    Bob Duncan May 2006 Flatboating in Tennessee
    Dr. Carole Stanford Bucy March 2006 "A Historian Becomes A Genealogist: Putting a Face and Feelings on Facts"
      January 2006 Family History Show and Tell
    Dr. Carole Stanford Bucy
    Shirley Wilson, CG
    Tom Kanon
    Charles A. Sherrill
    November 2005  Annual Seminar Fitting Your Family History into the Story of Tennessee and the United States
    Climbing That Brick Wall
    The Draper Papers: Their Historical and Genealogical Value
    Advanced Internet Genealogy
    Richard Saunders September 2005 Genealogical Research in West Tennessee and Southwestern Kentucky
    Linda Bamickel July 2005 Putting Your Ancestors in Context
    NGS Conference in the States June 2005  
    Marsha Mullin & Elizabeth Kellar May 2005 Hermitage Heritage: Behind the Big House
    Bill Sumners March 2005 Southern Baptist Genealogical Resources
      January 2005 Members Show and Tell
    Lloyd Bockstruck November 2004  Annual Seminar Genealogical Research in the South
    Elizabeth Queener September 2004 Friersons Rediscovered & Reunited: Black & White
    J. Mark Lowe July 2004 Kinfolk in Kentucky, Ties in Tennessee
    Tom Kanon May 2004 Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815
    Julia Otey Lee March 2004 Blacks in Blue and Gray
      January 2004 Members Show and Tell
    Hank Jones November 2003  Annual Seminar When The Sources Are Wrong
    Tracing the Origins of Early 18th-century German Palatine Emigrants
    Family Tradition: How to Separate Fact From Fiction
    How Psychic Roots Became An Unsolved Mystery
    Kevin W. Matthews September 2003 Finding Your Civil War Ancestors
    Walter Durham July 2003 Middle Tenn. Families Reach Out: Goin' West!
    Margaret Vaughan May 2003 New Genealogical Treasures at the Linebaugh Library
    Tom and Liz Allman March 2003 Family History Centers: Doorway to a World of Data
      January 2003 Genealogical Tales and Treasures, an open forum
    Dr. Calvin Dickinson, Shirley Wilson, David S. Ewing, Dr. Bobby L Lovett, Martha Stewart Geyer, Charles Sherrill, Sara J. Harwell November 2002  Annual Seminar 12 great topics!
    Dr. Carole Bucy September 2002 Marble Cities & Middle Tennessee Genealogical Gems
    Dr. Brian Trainor and
    Fintan Mullan
    May 2002 Workshop Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
    Fletch Coke March 2002 Davidson County, Tennessee Cemetery Survey Projects
      January 2002 Show and Tell
    Shirley Wilson, Martha Geyer, Fran Schell, Chuck Sherrill, J. Mark Lowe, Pat Hastings, Julia Lee, Amber Barfield, Sue Smith November 2001  Annual Seminar Many great topics!
    Irene M. Griffey September 2001 Earliest Tennessee Land Records and Earliest Tennessee Land History
    Joe White July 2001 Huguenot Ancestry & History
    Ken Fieth May 2001 Tour of new Green Hills Archives
    T. Vance Little March 2001 Williamson County Genealogist and Historian
    Fletch Coke January 2001 Davidson County, Tennessee Cemetery Survey Project
    Martha Stewart Geyer, Shirley Wilson, Patricia Gilliam Hastings, Dorothy Williams Potter, Julia Otey Lee, David & Frances Osborn Robb November 2000  Annual Seminar Many great topics!
      January 2000 Show and Tell
      November 1999  Annual Seminar Beginning, Advanced, Enrichment genealogical tracks
    Dr. Richard P. Gildrie March 1999 Guerrilla Warfare in the Lower Cumberland, 1862-1865
      January 1999 Show and Tell
    Lloyd Bockstruck November 1998  Annual Seminar migration, legal terminology, church records, and “Bridging the Atlantic”
    Dr. Edwin S. Gleaves September 1998 The 1998 Summit (local archives development)
    Deborah McConnel July 1998 Tracking Tennesseans in World War I
    Dr. Wayne C. Moore May 1998 Using State and Business Records in Genealogy
    Jane Gray Buchanan March 1998 Adventures of a 20th Century Sleuth on a Meandering Trail to 17th Century England
      January 1998 Show and Tell
    Desmond Walls Allen November 1997  Annual Seminar Creative Problem Solving for Genealogists
    Carol Roberts September 1997 Preserving Your Family Papers
    Frances Robb July 1997 Learning From Old Photographs
    Nick Fielder May 1997 An Archaeological View of Cemeteries
    MTGS 10th Anniversary Party
    Charles A. Sherrill March 1997 Southern Claims Commission, a New Civil War Research Tool
      January 1997 Show and Tell
    George K. Schweitzer November 1996  Annual Seminar Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War Genealogy
      September 1996 Open House at the Nashville Metro Archives
    Ron Lee July 1996 Genealogy on the Internet- The Basics
    Steve Rogers May 1996 Family Cemeteries: Their Legal Issues and Preservation Threats
    NGS Conference in the States May 1996 Traveling Historic Trails
    David Sowell March 1996 Sabin Photographic Collection, TSLA
      January 1996 Show and Tell
    Marilyn Miller Morton November 1995  Annual Seminar British, Irish, and German Immigration into the East Coast and the South
    The Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania and the South
    The Indians in Tennessee, North Carolina, and North Georgia
    Quakers, Huguenots, Moravians, and Catholics in the South
      September 1995 A Preview of Coming Attractions: 1996 - Nashville
    National Genealogical Society Conference in the States
    Ken Fieth July 1995 The Metro Archives
    Steve Cotham May 1995 Using Knoxville's McClung Historical Collection
    Susan Adamson March 1995 Photo Preservation and Display
      January 1995 Show and Tell
    Elizabeth Shown Mills November 1994  Annual Seminar Genealogical Problem Solving
    Dr. James Johnson September 1994 Shelby County Records and The Memphis Public Library Collection
    Ann Alley May 1994 What's New in Archives and Manuscripts at the State Library
    Rebecca Bain March 1994 Oral History and Interviewing Techniques
    Helen F. M. Leary November 1993  Annual Seminar Genealogical Problem Solving
    Shirley B. Wilson September 1993 County Research— Don't Let That Courthouse Intimidate You
    Jeanne Ridgway Bigger May 1993 Loose Paper Projects are on Fire in Tennessee
    Paul Clements March 1993 An Eccentric Local Historian's Discovery of Genealogy
    John Vogt November 1992  Annual Seminar Tips, Tricks and Traps of Virginia Genealogical Research
    Dorothy W. Potter September 1992 Regulation of Travel and Settlement Across Early Tennessee
    Marylin Bell Hughes July 1992 Recent Additions to the Manuscript Collection
    Emma Wisdom May 1992 The Family Reunion--A Step in Genealogy Research
    Charles Sherrill March 1992 Tennessee Court Records in Genealogy
    Jo White Linn November 1991  Annual Seminar Genealogical Problem Solving
    Marylin Bell Hughes
    Wayne Moore
    August 1991 What Every Genealogist Should Know about the Tennessee State Library and Archives
    Land Records and Community History
    Tim Burgess
    Byron Sistler
    May 1991 The History of Burial Markers for Union and Confederate Soldiers
    Some Things I Have Learned in 25 Years of Genealogy and Publishing
    Pat Hastings,
    Gale Bamman
    Feb. 1991 Things I Found in the Early Laws While Looking for Something Else,
    Early Divorces - - How the Records of Torn Families Help Us Piece Them Together
    Lloyd Bockstruck November 1990  Annual Seminar Immigration into Tennessee
    Emigration from Tennessee
    What's in a Name-Onomatology
    Heraldry
    Record Keeping in Genealogy
    Pat Hastings,
    Cleo Hogan
    August 1990 Legal Research for Genealogical Purposes,
    Legal Terminology for the Genealogist
    Shirley Wilson,
    Jim Johnson
    May 1990 Land Records in the Public Land States,
    Genealogical Records in Tennessee
    Sheila Riley Feb. 1990 Victorian Cemetery Art
    David Lloyd Swift, Mary Glenn Heame, Irene Griffey, Bill Haywood, Don Doyle, James A. Crutchfield, Shirley Wilson, Ed Gleaves, Fletch Coke, Cleo Hogan November 1989  Annual Seminar Many great topics!
    Sharon MacPherson August 1989 Reading and Interpreting Old Documents
    Irene M. Griffey May 1989 Early Tennessee Land Records - The Military District
    Madelon Smith Feb. 1989 Colonel Jack Hays
    Shirley Wilson, Byron Sistler, Jean Bigger, T. Vance Little, Don Doyle, Betty Bridgewater, Irene M. Griffey, Louise Lynch, Yolanda Reid, Frank G. Burns November 1988  Annual Seminar Many great topics!
    Mary Glenn Hearne August 1988 Genealogical Treasures in The Nashville Room
    Virginia Lyle May 1988 Davidson County Records (Metro Archives)
    David McClatchey, William Haywood Feb. 1988 Computer Hardware and Software Demonstration
    Walter Durham,
    Tim Burgess
    November 1987 Reluctant Partners -Nashville and the Union
    Civil War Research
    Marilyn Bell Hughes August 1987 Lesser Known Facts About the Tennessee State Library & Archives