Tennessee Historical Society

The Tennessee Historical Society is a historical society for the U.S. state of Tennessee. It was established in 1849.[1] Its founding president from 1849 to 1856 was Nathaniel Cross, a Princeton-educated professor of Ancient Languages at the University of Nashville.[2]

Tennessee Historical Society
TypeHistorical society


  1. Moore, Mrs John Trotwood (September 1944). "The Tennessee Historical Society, 1849-1918". Tennessee Historical Quarterly. 3 (3): 195–225. JSTOR 42621729.
  2. "Cross, Nathaniel". Nashville City Cemetery. Retrieved November 16, 2017.

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