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Franklin County in General

Allred, Charles E. Educational status of rural relief families in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1936. 41 pp. (its Report #22)

Allred, Charles E. Mobility of rural relief families in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1936. 35 pp. (its Report #14)

Allred, Charles E. Relation of education to economic & social status of relief clients in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 36 pp. (its Report #24)

Arbuckle, J.W. & Alan C. Shook. The mountain goat: tales of men, locomotives, coal trains, mountain grades, & a lot of memories are woven into a story of the Tracy City branch line of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis, the Louisville & Nashville, & finally, the CSX railways. Johnson City, the Overmountain Press, 1992. 123 pp.

Bacon, Willard S. & H.C. Merryman. "Salvage archaeology at 40FR47." TN Arch. Soc. Misc. Paper #11 (1973), pp. 1-30.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly (Franklin County, Preliminary #16). Nashville, TSLA, 1970. 44 pp.

Clements, Richard K. The vascular flora of Wolf Cove, Franklin County, TN. UT thesis, 1987. 162 pp.

The Crow Creek scene. Contributors, Van D. Garner et al. Sherwood, Herald Chronicle, 1986. 48 pp.

Dunn, Daniel J. Ten year report, 1965-1974: test-demonstration farm program in Franklin County: a cooperative project with the TVA. Urbana, IL, U. IL at Urbana-Champaign, 1976. 28 pp.

Finney, Raymond A. History of the private educational institutions of Franklin County, TN. UT thesis, 1939. 105 pp.

Flood insurance study: city of Tullahoma, TN, Coffee & Franklin counties. Rev. June 5, 1989. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1989. 26 pp.

Flood insurance study: Franklin County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., 1992. 1 vol.

Franklin County Historical Review. v.1, -. Franklin County Hist. Soc. (semiannual)

Franklin County, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.

Gault, Thomas G. Rural land use in Franklin County, TN. George Peabody College dissertation, 1959. pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Franklin County, pp. 785-804, 820-846). Goodspeed, 1886.

Hall, Howard. "Franklin County in the secession crisis." THQ 17 (1958), pp. 37-44.

Hannah, Howard M. Confederate action in Franklin County. Sewanee, Franklin County Civil War Centennial Committee, 1963. 69 pp. (reprinted 1992 by Winchester Hist. Soc. 57 pp.)

Henderson, Jessie A. "Unmarked historic spots of Franklin County." THM (2d ser.) 3 (1934), pp. 111-120.

Hill, Arthur C. The history of the black people of Franklin County, TN. U. MN thesis, 1981. 408 pp.

Historical tidings. vol. 1, July, 1969- Franklin County Hist. Soc. (quarterly). (Title varies: Franklin County Historical Society Newsletter.)

Hitt, Travis. Franklin County banks, 1817-1981. N.p., 1981. 68 pp.

Hunter, Catherine H. A history of higher education in Franklin County, TN. UT thesis, 1940. 155 pp.

Hurricane Springs with analysis of its waters, the diseases to which they are applicable, hints as to use, location of springs, etc. Mail, telegraph, & express facilities are perfect, with offices in hotel, four daily mails-- two from south & two from the north. N.p., Franklin County News Print., 1900. 18 pp.

Kennedy, Harold. A history of St. Andrews School. MTSU thesis, 1952. 85 pp.

Kollmorgen, Walter M. The German-Swiss in Franklin County, TN: a study of the significance of cultural considerations in farming enterprises. Columbia U. dissertation, 1940. 113 pp.

Land use map, Franklin County, TN. Fort Worth, TX, USDA-SCS, 1979. 1 map.

McBride, Robert M. "A camp meeting at Goshen Church." THQ 22 (1963), pp. 137-142.

MacKellar, William H. Chuwalee: Chronicle of Franklin County, TN. Windchester, Chronicle Pub. Co., 1973. 135 pp.

Memorial concerning tolls for the bridge across the Savannah River at Hamburg & Augusta. N.p., 1853. 8 pp.

Ray, A. Herman. An economic, educational, & social survey of Franklin County, TN. UT thesis, 1937. 144 pp.

Rhoton, T.F. A brief history of Franklin County, TN. UT thesis, 1941. 87 pp.

Rhoton, T.F. A brief history of Franklin County, TN. Winchester, Franklin

County Historical Soc., 1966. 34 pp.

Rogers, Evelyn. Focus on Franklin County. Winchester, n.p., 1966. 151 pp.

Smith, Carol S. "Human skeletal material from 40FR47." TN Arch. Soc. Misc. Paper #11 (1973), pp. 31-51.

Soil survey, Franklin County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1949, 1958.

Taylor, James C. Franklin County, TN & settlers in the early 1800s. N.p., the author, 1991. 142 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN/Franklin County Soil Conservation District. Looking ahead: an inventory of the status & condition of our soil, water & related resources. Winchester, Herald-Chronicle, 1970, 1979. 12 pp.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Franklin County. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

TN Valley Authority. Social & Ec. Div. Research Sec. Effect of proposed national forest purchases on county finance in the Cumberland Plateau of TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1937. 65 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Cumberland Springs, Tullahoma, Capitol Hill, Alto, Lois, Belvidere, Winchester, Sewanee, Monteagle, Huntland, Beans Creek, Pitcher Ridge, Sinking Cove, Orme, King Cove, Estill Fork, Hytop, Eureka, Doram Cove.

Wheeler, Mary B. Chosen exile: the life & times of Septima Sexta Middleton Rutledge, American cultural pioneer. Nashville, Rutledge Hill Press, 1980. 172 pp.

Whitman, Robert H. Negro education in Franklin County, yesterday & today. Nashville, n.p., 1942. 62 pp.


Cowan

Bailey, Thomas E. "Storm on Cumberland Mountain: the story of the Cowan pusher district." THQ 34 (1975), pp. 227-248.

Flood insurance study: town of Cowan, TN, Franklin County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1979. 16 pp.

 

Decherd

Flood insurance study: town of Decherd, TN, Franklin County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1979. 17 pp.

Flood hazard analyses: Decherd, Franklin County, TN. Washington, D.C., US Soil Conservation Service, 1975. 12 pp.

 

Mary Sharp College

"Catalogue of the Mary Sharp College, 1893."  Franklin County Historical Review  24 (1993):  98-114.  

"Catalogue of the Mary Sharp College, June 1858."  Franklin County Historical Review  24 (1993):  73-97

Colyar, Arthur St. Clair.  "A Slight Breeze Between Boys and Girls:  1884 Troubles Between Mary Sharp and the Normal."  Franklin County Historical Review  22  (1991):  29-30.

"Excerpts from the Argo of the Mary Sharp College, 1885,  1886."  Franklin County Historical Review  24  (1993):  115-153.

Finney, Raymond Alfred.  "A History of the Private Educational Institutions of Franklin County.  Part I:  Mary Sharp College."  Franklin County Historical Review 11 (1980):  24-33.

Mary Sharp College Club of Nashville, TN. Dr. Z.C. Graves & the Mary Sharp College, 1850-1896. Nashville, Baptist Board of Publication, 1926. 150 pp.

McGrady, James Waring.  "Art and Music at the Mary Sharp College."  Franklin County Historical Review  11 (1980):  3-15.

Pendleton, James M. Address on female education, delivered at the commencement of Mary Sharp College, Winchester, TN, June 22, 1856. Nashville, printed at the office of the TN Baptist by Graves, Marks & Rutland, 1856. 16 pp.

---.  "The Mary Sharp Superlative".  Franklin County Historical Review  11 (1980):  16-23.

 

Sewanee/University of the South

Armentrout, Donald S. The quest for the informed priest: a history of the school of theology. Sewanee, U. of the South, 1979. 545 pp.

Baker, Lily. Sewanee. Published for the benefit of the University library collection of Sewaneeana. Sewanee, n.p., 1932. 156 pp.

Chitty, Arthur B., Jr. Reconstruction at Sewanee; the founding of the University of the South & its first administration, 1857-1872. Sewanee, University Press, 1954. 206 pp.

Chitty, Arthur B. Sewanee sampler. Sewanee, U. of the South, 1978. 198 pp.

Chitty, Arthur B. "Sewanee: then & now." THQ 38 (1979), pp. 383-400.

Dix, William G. The University of the South. An address, delivered at Beersheba Springs, TN, August 19th & 22nd, 1859, & also by invitation of the Historical Society of TN, at the capitol, Nashville, Sept. 8th, 1859. Nashville, W.T. Berry, 1859. 32 pp.

DuBose, William P. "The romance & genius of a university." Sewanee Rev. 13 (1905), pp. 496-502.

Fairbanks, George R. History of the University of the South at Sewanee, TN, from its founding by the Southern bishops, clergy & laity of the Episcopal Church in 1857 to the year 1905. Jacksonville, FL, H.& W. B. Drew, 1905. 403 pp.

Gailor, Thomas F. Bishop Quintard & the University of the South: a memorial address... before the board of trustees of the university, July 27, 1899. Sewanee, published by order of the board of trustees, 1899. 22 pp.

Gailor, Thomas F. The high adventure; haec olim meminisse juvabit; the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Sewanee, University Press, n.d. 14 pp.

Gailor, Thomas F. Some memories. Kingsport, Southern, 1937. 339 pp. (author was vice chancellor of the U. of the South 1908-1935)

Gessell, J.M. "Test at Sewanee." Christ. Cent. (May 16, 1962), pp. 626-627.

Givens, Wendell. Ninety-nine iron: the season Sewanee won five games in six days. Birmingham, AL, Seacoast Pub. Co., 1992. 126 pp.

Givens, Wendell. "Sewanee's football iron men of 1899." THQ 52 (1993), pp. 146-157.

Green, Ely. Ely: too black, too white. Amherst, MA, U. MA Press, 1970. 637 pp.

Guerry, Moultree, et al. Men who made Sewanee. (3d ed.) Sewanee, U. of the South Press, 1981. 175 pp.

Haskins, David G. A brief history of the University of the South. NY, E.P. Dutton, 1877. 47 pp.

Helvenston, Reginald H. A common heritage: Franklin County, TN & the University of the South at Sewanee, TN. Sewanee, University Press, 1970. 8 pp.

Hill, James O. Sewanee, a unique community. MTSU thesis, 1952. 106 pp.

Hoffman, Charles F. A ramble at Sewanee, the seat of the University of the South. Baccalaureate Sermon, A.D., 1896. NY, E.&J.B. Young & Co., 1896. 152 pp.

Keene, Charles J., Jr. Alexander Guerry, educator. George Peabody College dissertation, 1952. 222 pp.

McCrady, James W. & Bruce Rodarmor. Under the sun at Sewanee. Sewanee, U. of the South Press, 1967. 117 pp.

Mitchell, Tara M. Sewanee's second reconstruction: the development of coeducation at the University of the South. MTSU thesis, 1995.

Pennington, Edgar L. "The Battle of Sewanee." THQ 9 (1950), pp. 217-290.

Percy, William A. Sewanee. NY, A. A. Knopf, 1941. 26 pp. (reprinted by F.C. Bell, 1982)

Polk, William M. The University of the South & the race problem. Commencement oration, by W. M. Polk. Sewanee, TN, August 3, 1893. Sewanee, n.p., 1893. 32 pp.

Quintard, Charles T. An address delivered in St. Augustine's Chapel, Sewanee, TN, at the meeting of the board of trustees of the University of the South, on Thursday, July 31, 1890. N.p., 1890. 31 pp.

Safford, James M. The topography, geology & water supply of Sewanee, TN. Nashville, A.B. Tavel, 1983. 11 pp.

Sewanee. Sewanee, C.E. Thomas, 1932. 167 pp. (reprinted by the APTA, Sewanee Chapter, 1961 as Purple Sewanee.)

Sewanee, TN. University of the South. The University of the South forest: a demonstration of practical applied forestry for student instruction & regional use. Sewanee, U. of the South Forestry Dept., 1953. 124 pp.

Sherman, Jonathan G. Leonidas Polk, father & first founder of the University of the South: sesquicentennial address. Sewanee, the University Press, 1956. 18 pp.

Strode, William. Sewanee, the University of the South. Photography by William Strode. Louisville, KY, Harmony House Pub., 1984. 96 pp.

University of the South magazine. Vol. 1-4, April 1890-June 1893.

University of the South. Report of the committee of the Board of Trustees of the University of the South, appointed to prepare the draft of a constitution & code of statutes for the university. New Orleans, LA, Bulletin Book & Job Office, 1860. 26 pp.

Weber, Henri, Mrs. Planting the cross at Sewanee. N.p., 19--. 8 pp.

Widney, C.L. 1877-1927, a story of achievement. Sewanee, n.p., 1928. 121 pp.

 

Tims Ford area

Coverdale, John C. Archaeological survey of the Tims Ford Lake shoreland; a resource intern report. Knoxville, Elk River Dev. Agency & TVA, 1972.

68 pp.

Faulkner, Charles H., ed. Archaeological investigations in the Tims Ford Reservoir, TN, 1966. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1968. 276 pp.

Hensley-Schmidt, Inc. Master plan report: Tims Ford State Park, Franklin County, TN. Chattanooga, Hensley-Schmidt, 1969. 37 pp.

Region II reservoir report... Tims Ford Reservoir. Nashville, TN Wildlife Res. Agency. (Annual?)

Schlott/Norman/Cain. Preliminary program, Tims Ford State Park, Franklin County, TN. Prepared for TN Dept. Conservation by Schlott/ Norman / Cain. N.p., 1973. 5 pp.

 

Winchester

Flood insurance study: city of Winchester, TN, Franklin County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1980. 16 pp.

Updated October 22, 2004

 

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