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Alabama -- Maps.
Appalachian Trail -- Maps.
Belle Meade (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Berry Hill (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Big Bone Cave (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Bus lines -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Business enterprises -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Caves -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Tennessee.
Center Hill Lake (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Central business districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 -- Maps.
Cheatham Lake (Cheatham County, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Cherokee Indians -- Maps.
Cherokee National Forest (Agency : U.S.).
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (Ga. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 -- Maps.
City council members -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
City planning -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Clarksville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Cordell Hull Lake (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Counties -- Tennessee -- Maps.
County government -- Tennessee.
Cumberland Lake (Ky.) -- Maps.
Cumberland Mountains -- Maps.
Cumberland River (Ky. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Cumberland River Watershed (Ky. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Cumberland Securities Corp. (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dale Hollow Lake (Tenn. and Ky.) -- Maps.
Dams -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Davidson County Civil War Centennial Committee (Tenn.).
Donelson, John, -- ca 1718-ca 1780.
Droughts -- Tennessee -- Maps.
East Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Edgefield (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Express highways -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Floods -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Folklore -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Forest Hills (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, -- 1821-1877.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Maps.
Franklin (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864 -- Maps.
Friendsville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Geology -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
Georgia -- Maps.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Maps.
Goodlettsville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Gravity anomolies -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Agency : U.S.).
Heaton's Station (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Hendersonville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Heritage tourism -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Historic buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Historic sites -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Historical geography -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Holston River (Va. and Tenn.) -- Maps.
Hood, John Bell, -- 1831-1879.
Horseshoe Bend, Battle of, Ala., 1814 -- Maps.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Maps.
Inglewood (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Inland water transportation -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Ireland -- Maps.
Iron mines and mining -- Tennessee -- Maps.
J. Percy Priest Reservoir (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Jack Daniel Distillery.
Jackson (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Jackson, Andrew, -- 1767-1845.
Johnsonville Campaign, New Johnsonville, Tenn., 1864 -- Maps.
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
Kentucky -- Maps.
Kingsport (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Maps.
Lakes -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Land grants -- North Carolina -- Maps.
Land grants -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Land use -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Lewis and Clark Expedition -- (1804-1806) -- Maps.
Literary landmarks -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Local geography -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Local government -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Local officials and employees -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Local transit -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.
Lynchburg (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Madison (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Maps, Military History.
Marble -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Maury County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Metropolitan Courthouse (Nashville, Tenn.).
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (Nashville and Davidson County, Tenn.).
Metropolitan government -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Mine maps.
Mines and mineral resources -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Montgomery County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Morgan County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Municipal bonds -- Southern States.
Municipal bonds -- Tennessee.
Municipal government -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Murfreesboro (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Description and travel.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Fire, 1916 -- Maps.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Maps, Pictorial.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Maps, Tourist.
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.). -- Metropolitan Planning Commission.
Nashville City Cemetery (Nashville, Tenn.).
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864 -- Maps.
Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway.
Natchez Trace -- Maps.
Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail -- Maps.
Natchez Trace Parkway -- Maps.
National parks and reserves -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Neighborhoods -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
North Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Maps.
North Carolina -- Maps.
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Oak Hill (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Old Hickory Lake (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Opryland U.S.A. -- Maps.
Outdoor recreation -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Overton County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Parks -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Parks -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky. 1862 -- Maps.
Physical geography -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Prehistoric peoples -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Radio stations -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Railroads -- Maps.
Recreation -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Recreation areas -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Reelfoot Lake (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Regional planning -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Reservoirs -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Roads -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Roads -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Roane County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Rutledge Hill (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Siege, 1864 -- Maps.
School districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Seven Hills Estates (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Sherman, William T. -- (William Tecumseh), -- 1820-1891.
Shiloh National Military Park (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Maps.
Shy's Hill (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Soils -- Tennessee -- Maps.
South Atlantic States -- Maps.
South Carolina -- Maps.
South Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Southern Railway (U.S.).
Southern States -- Maps.
Street-railroads -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Sumner County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Tennessee -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.
Tennessee -- Antiquities -- Maps.
Tennessee -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Tennessee -- Description and travel.
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps.
Tennessee -- Maps, Topographic.
Tennessee -- Maps.
Tennessee -- Relief models.
Tennessee Association of Broadcasters.
Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition -- (1897 : -- Nashville, Tenn.).
Tennessee, East -- Maps.
Tennessee, Middle -- Maps.
Tennessee, West -- Maps.
Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio -- Maps.
Tourism -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Tourism -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Trails -- Southern States -- Maps.
Transportation -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Tullahoma (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps.
United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Maps.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Maps.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps.
United States. -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers. -- Nashville District.
Upper Cumberland Region (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Urban renewal -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Urban transportation -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.
Vanderbilt University.
Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Maps.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Maps.
Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps.
Virginia -- Maps.
Visitor guides -- Tennessee -- Nashville.
Watauga Association.
Water -- Tennessee -- Maps.
Water supply -- Tennessee -- Maps.
West Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Maps.
Wilcox Mining Company of Tennessee.
Williams, Willoughby.
Williamson County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
Wilson County (Tenn.) -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific area -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Maps.
Zoning -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Maps.

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Document/manuscript/pamphlet/archival material
Physical Desc
54.78 cu. ft.


Organization & arrangement of materials
Organized into series by type of map and geographic area.,Arranged within each series, generally chronological, based upon time period portrayed in map. Some series are arranged alphabetically by name of geographic area.
Organization & arrangement of materials
Organized into the following series: I. Nashville street maps; II. Nashville topical maps; III. Tennessee maps; IV. Civil War and military maps; V. Tennessee cities other than Nashville; VI. Tennessee counties other than Davidson; VII. Other states and countries; VIII. Natural resources and recreation; IX. Railroad maps.
General Note
Materials housed in Special Collections Division of the Main Library, Nashville Public Library.
Restrictions on Access
In library use only. Available by appointment.
Abstract: Maps of Nashville; Davidson County; the state of Tennessee; Tennessee cities and counties; Civil War battles, especially those in Tennessee; and a variety of other maps including geologic maps, water resources, and recreation, mostly as they relate to Tennessee. Other states, particularly Southern states and states bordering Tennessee, are also included, with emphasis upon the era of Tennessee settlement, from the 1770s to the mid-1800s. The Smoky Mountains, the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers and other waterways, local lakes and reservoirs are also areas covered by the collection. The majority of maps in the collection are street and road maps, but also include railroad and public transportation routes, aerial photographs, building locations, landmarks, historic sites, and a variety of other features and information. Includes some photocopies.
Scope and content:The collection includes maps of Nashville (1779 to present); Tennessee (prehistoric times to present); Battles of Nashville, Franklin, Shiloh, Chickamauga, along with other Civil War maps pertaining to Tennessee and elsewhere. Maps of Tennessee cities other than Nashville and counties other than Davidson are also included. Some maps are for other states, foreign countries, and wars. There are also geologic maps; minerals, mines, and soil maps; reservoirs, water resources, recreation, and railroad maps for Tennessee and some surrounding states.
Dates used in the finding aid may reflect the time portrayed by the map, not necessarily when the map was created.
Some oversized maps may be housed separately. Rolled maps are housed on shelves in the Map Room; most are in boxes. Their location is reflected in the finding aid.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Cite as: [specific map citation], [map series], Nashville Room Map Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Nashville Public Library does not have intellectual property rights to these materials. These materials may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code)
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
All rolled maps, bound items, and any items larger than 8.5 x 14 inches must receive staff permission before photocopying to avoid damage to materials. Some items may not be able to be photocopied due to size or condition.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Numerous donors contributed to this collection.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library also houses the Ann Harwell Wells Tennessee Map Collection.
In English.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository;,item level control.,
Ownership and Custodial History
Intentionally assembled by staff of the Special Collections Division, beginning at an unknown date, probably in the late 1960s, and collected on an ongoing basis.
Rehouse;,2007;,Linda Barnickel, Rose Mary Reed, Marty O'Reilly, Ward DeWitt.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use
Additional accruals are expected.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, P. H., Crutchfield, J. A., Foster, W. F. 1., Mulloy, T., Rich, J., & Southgate, W. Nashville Room map collection .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Paul H. Beasley et al.. Nashville Room Map Collection. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Paul H. Beasley et al.. Nashville Room Map Collection .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Beasley, Paul H., et al. Nashville Room Map Collection

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