Bits and Pieces

Happy New Year!  I’ve been a bad, bad blogger…

It might seem like we’re not doing much here in the Memphis Room, but the truth is we’ve been doing too much!  We’ll have other updates soon, but first a few things we need to catch up on:

Memphis Movie Theatres


Many congratulations to our volunteer Vincent Astor on his new book.  Nobody knows more about Memphis theaters than Vincent.  Pick up a copy – it’s available everywhere!



ScheidtDonelson MoweryNew episodes of The Memphis Room are available in the archive and on our Vimeo page.  Enjoy interviews with Honey Scheidt, Lewis Donelson and Father Don Mowery.


Finding Aids

It’s been a long time since we last did an update of new collections.  The following collections have been added to the Memphis Room:

Joe Bennett CollectionTennessee Children’s Home Society CollectionHotel Greeters of America – Women’s Division Delta Chapter No. 59 Collection, J.B. Mann Suffrage Collection, John Ford Canale Collection, Rowlett Paine Collection, W.C. Handy Beale Street Collection, Emma K. Meacham Collection, Beebe Woodside Collection, Gerald & Barbara Dowdy Collection, Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Collection, Bryan Eagle Family Collection, Gwen R. Awsumb Collection, Ronco Spaghetti Company Collection, Awsumb Architectural Collection, Reverend Eron M. Sharp Collection Addendum, Memphis Architectural Collection, United Daughters of the Confederacy – Mary Latham Chapter Collection, Charles A. McVean U.S. Engineers Collection, Beale Street Blue Light District Collection, Mary Snowden Collection.




Filed under Books, Collections, History Department, TV, Volunteers

2 responses to “Bits and Pieces

  1. Marvolene pickens gasaway

    I am looking for the book Pickens Families of the South
    By Eron M Sharp
    can you tell me where i can buy a copy at thanks so much

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