Tennessee Preservation Trust

Preservation Publications:

National Park Service Preservation Briefs

Preservation Briefs by the National Park Service provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings. The briefs are especially useful to Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program applicants because they recommend methods and approaches for rehabilitating historic buildings that are consistent with their historic character.

National Park Service Preservation Tech Notes

Preservation Tech Notes by the National Park Service provide practical information on traditional practices and innovative techniques for successfully maintaining and preserving cultural resources.

National Register of Historic Places Bulletins

The National Register Bulletin series provides guidance on evaluating, documenting, and listing different types of historic places. The bulletins are very helpful to those looking to nominate a site to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Publications

The Advisory Council on History Preservation has a list of publications about their organization and the programs in which it is involved.

The Alliance Review

The Alliance Review is the bi-monthly newsletter of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) that provides engaging articles on a variety of topics related to historic preservation commissions. Articles are written by NAPC members and other preservation professionals and experts in the field across the country. The NAPC is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting local historic preservation commissions and the historic resources they help protect.

Traditional Building

Traditional Building is a publication edited for professionals who restore old buildings or design and construct new buildings in traditional styles.

Preservation Magazine

Preservation is the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is the premier source for information regarding information on preservation in the United States and has won awards for its excellence.

Museum Magazine

Museum Magazine is the bimonthly magazine of the American Alliance of Museums that addresses the issues and challenges, including preservation, that face museums today.

Preservation Technology Primer

Preservation Technology Primer is a guide to preservation practice with articles of cutting-edge technologies, preservation theory, and innovative solutions from leading international practitioners. This publication is an important ready reference for those entering the field and provides a much-needed text for preservation-technology courses in academic programs and in training and education programs for crafts and trades. 

Society for Commercial Archeology Journal

The journal of the Society for Commercial Archeology, an organization devoted to buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th century commercial landscape.

Tennessee Century Farms Newsletter

Tennessee Century Farms, a program sponsored by the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation since 1985 and originally created by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, has a periodic newsletter. The program recognizes and documents Tennessee agricultural heritage. There are over 1,300 certified farms in the program now.

The Tennessee Conservationist

The Tennessee Conservationist is dedicated to promoting the mission of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to preserve, protect and wisely use the state’s natural and cultural resources.