Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 18: Clerks of Courts

Chapter 1: General Provisions

Part 2: Disposition of Documents and Evidence

TCA 18-1-204: Preservation of historical records.

Before the clerk destroys or otherwise disposes of, pursuant to § 18-1-202, any records, dockets, books, papers, ledgers and documents, when so authorized by the court, the clerk shall give ninety (90) days' notice to the state librarian and archivist, whereupon the state librarian and archivist, or the state librarian and archivist's representative, shall examine and remove and take into the state librarian and archivist's possession for preservation any document, book, ledger or record that the state librarian and archivist believes to be of value for historical or other scholarly purposes.

History: [Acts 1953, ch. 207, § 4 (Williams, § 10074.4); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 18-113.]