Articles of Interest

Here we have a collection of interesting articles pertaining to some aspect of Nashville's history and people. Whether it's through music, food, or local businesses, each piece that makes up Nashville's culture has a story behind it.

Articles and Essays

Spice Round - An essay on the history of the traditional Christmas delicacy, which originally apeeared in the "Our Food Heritage" Community Studies, Nashville City Schools. Originally published in 1948, updated and republished in 1976 by the Bicentennial Committee, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

Places Famous for Southern Food - Excerpts from "Our Food Heritage" regarding the Tulane Hotel and the Maxwell House Hotel.

Motoring Memories - "One Motorist's Experiences" - Paul R. White's memories of his experiences with numerous different cars in Nashville, originally written in 2011.

In Memory of John Egerton - Article written by Paul Clements in memory of Nashville's own John Egerton.

Garnered Memories: Journals by Elizabeth Lois Meguiar Hadley - a collection of 11 handwritten journals painting a rich description of life in the Nashville and Springfield area.


Poet and Patriot: Primo Bartolini from Italy to Nashville - Presentation by Dr. Matteo Brera, Nov. 10, 2018

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later - Brief presentation by Metropolitan Archivist Ken Fieth

Audio Visual Conservation at the Nashville Public Library