You can view hundreds of items in the collection on our online catalog.
Research Library Collection
Includes serval different magazine collections such as American Spirit, The Confederate Veteran, Old Shelby County Magazine, and Tennessee Historical Quarterly. We also have books on Civil War topics ranging from medicine to the way women dressed. General Tennessee history books include books on American Indians and the history of settlement in West Tennessee.
Permanent Collection (objects)
Important objects in our Permanent Collection include: a Civil War Surgical Kit used by Dr. Virginus Leake; resident of Collierville in the mid 1800s, antique McGinnis Hardware tools and various Civil War bullets and artifacts.
Collierville Herald Newspapers are available in searchable, PDF format from March 1, 1929 (first issue) to 1980.