The Memphis, Tennessee Histories book collection is a group of 4 books that detail the history of Memphis and Shelby County - primarily in the 19th century. Many of the books are illustrated; showcasing specific events relating to key points in the history and development of Memphis during this period as well as details of some of its most important and influential figures.
All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.
- Denson's Memphis directory, for 1865 (1865) - Denson, A. Clark - 180 pages
- History of Memphis : the history of the city of Memphis, being a compilation of the most important documents and historical events connected with the purchase of its territory, laying off of the city and early settlement ; (1873) - Davis, James D - 320 pages
- Heroes and heroines of Memphis; or Reminiscences of the yellow fever epidemics that afflicted the city of Memphis during the autumn months of 1873, 1878 and 1879, to which is added: A graphic description of missionary life in Eastern Arkansas (1887) - Quinn, D. A. (Denis Alphonsus) - 306 pages
- The builders of the pyramid; the story of Shelby County: its resources and developments (1897) - Williams, Joseph R - 96 pages
This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. All books on this CD are searchable and printable.