Friends of Metro Archives provides support for archival programs and projects.
Fletch Coke, President of Friends of Metro Archives, would like to invite you to become a member.
Annual dues are $20.
Make check or money order payable to Friends of Metro Archives and send to:
Friends of Metro Archives
3801 Green Hills Village Drive
Nashville, TN 37215
Please note that you found member info on the Friends of Metro Archives website.
The Archives actively encourages donation of materials concerning Nashville and Davidson County from
the general public. Materials valuable to historical research are accepted, including compiled family
histories, church records, Bible records, photographic and image storage media, maps, sound
recordings and manuscript collections.
Metropolitan Government Archives, a division of the Nashville Public Library, collects and preserves the
historically valuable records of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Government, as well as other
records of historical or documentary significance reflecting the history of our city. The Archives has
ongoing programs to maintain and develop its collections, and welcomes researchers, as well as the
general public, to come explore its treasures.
Selected records held by the Archives:County government records (1783-1963)
City of Nashville records (1808-1963)
Metropolitan government records (1963-2002)
Will books (1783-1949)
Original wills (1780-1992)
Marriage books and original bonds and licenses (1789-1992)
Naturalization records (1803-1906)
Chancery Court case files (1846-1955)
Deed records (1784-1901)
Motion picture film of Nashville events
Birth records (1881-1913)
Death records (1874-1913)
Nashville City Cemetery records (1843-present)
Friends of Metro Archives is a nonprofit chapter of
the Friends of the Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County