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Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Humphreys County

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Alexander, Charles C. Four score & four: life in TN. Columbia, the author, 1994. 58 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Humphreys County, Preliminary #35). Nashville, TSLA, 1973. 55 pp.

Brehm, H.C. The history of the Duck River cache. Knoxville, TN Anthrop. Assoc., 1981. 40 pp.

Daughters of the American Revolution, TN. Old Reynoldsburgh Chapter, Waverly. Humphreys County physicians, 1800-1975. Waverly, the chapter, 1975. 120 pp.

Fox, William D. The development of a volunteer chaplaincy program for the Nautilus Memorial Hospital & the Humphreys County Nursing Home. Southern Baptist Theol. Sem. dissertation, 1981. 106 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. A history of Humphreys County, TN. Columbia, n.p., 1963. 376 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Humphreys County, pp. 868-894, 1205-1288). Goodspeed, 1886.

Humphreys County Hist. Soc. Publication. no. 1, 1978-. (irregular) Humphreys County Hist. Soc.

Humphreys County, TN: a compilation of community histories. N.p., L.G. Young, 1992. 40 pp.

Humphreys County, TN. Hist. Soc. Histories of the churches of Humphreys County. N.p., n.d. 92 pp.

Humphreys County, TN: water use survey, TN-Tombigbee corridor study. Auburn, AL, Auburn Water Resources Institute, 1981. 19 pp.

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

Knight, Mabel L. A history of the Halls Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Humphreys County, TN 1849-1990. N.p., the author, 199-. 1 vol.

Kruth, M.A. Creating a countrywide solid waste management system: the case study of Humphreys County, TN. Washington, D.C., US EPA, 1972. 15 pp.

Little, Inc. The opportunity for industrial development in Humphreys [& other] counties, TN; report to the Area Redevelopment Admin., C65063. Cambridge, MA, n.p., 1964. 135 pp.

Luebke, B.H. Factors affecting price of farm land, Humphreys County, TN, 1941-1944. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1945. 30 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #189)

Luebke, B.H. Farm real estate situation in five areas of TN, 1941-1944. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1945. 52 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #185)

Moore, Wayne C. Farm communities & economic growth in the lower TN Valley, Humphreys County, TN, 1785-1980. U. Rochester dissertation, 1990. 511 pp.

Peacock, Charles K. Duck River cache: TN's greatest archaeological find. Nashville, Mini-Histories, 1954. 33 pp. (reprinted 1984)

Seeber, R. Clifford. A manual of public service agencies in Humphreys [& other] counties. Murray, KY, TVA, 1942. 118 pp.

Sims, Ernest J. "The Big Bottom site." TN Arch. 27 (1971), pp. 50-91.

Soil survey, Humphreys County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1936, 1946.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

Thorp, Raymond W. Jesse James, rabbit man of Humphreys County. Nashville, Mini-Histories, 1982. 16 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Harmon Creek, Halls Creek, Woolworth, Ruskin, Camden, Johnsonville, Waverly, McEwen, TN City, Rockport, Hustburg, Hurricane Mills, Bucksnort, Spot, Sugar Tree, Daniels Landing, Lobelville, Coble.

Whitfield, Margaret, ed. Humphreys County heritage: a collection of historical sketches & family histories. Waverly, Humphreys County Hist. Soc., 1979. 1 vol.




Bakerville

Fisher, Marjorie H. Bakerville Review: abstracts, Humphreys County. Vista, CA, the author, 1978. 1 vol.

 

Bucksnort

Pamplin, Lily M. The scamps of Bucksnort: memories of a nineteenth-century childhood in rural TN. NY, Exposition Press, 1962. 119 pp.

 

Hustburg

TN Valley Authority. Social & Ec. Research Div. Analysis of the readjustment problem in the Hustburg-Plant community. Knoxville, TVA, 1939. 32 pp.

 

Johnsonville/New Johnsonville

A feasibility study & master plan for a new public port at New Johnsonville, Humphreys County, TN. Memphis, Allen & Hoshall, 1977. 1 vol.

A feasibility study for the expansion of the Johnsonville State Historic Area. Prepared for the State of TN Dept. Conservation by Lose & Assoc., Inc. Nashville, the department, 1990. 75 pp.

Lowry, Audrey B. A study of the battle of Johnsonville. George Peabody College dissertation, 1956. pp.

Steenburn, Donald H. Silent echoes of Johnsonville: rebel cavalry & yankee gunboats. Rogersville, the author, 1994. 143 pp.

TN Valley Authority. The Johnsonville Steam Plant; a comprehensive report on the planning, design, construction, costs, & first power operations of the initial six-unit plant. Knoxville, TVA, 1958. 678 pp. (its Technical report #31)

Williams, Edward F. III & H.K. Humphreys, eds. Gunboats & cavalry, the story of Forrest's 1864 Johnsonville campaign, as told to J.P. Pryor & Thomas Jordan. Memphis, N.B. Forrest Trail Commission, 1965. 24 pp.

Williams, Edward F. III. "The Johnsonville raid & Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park." THQ 28 (1969), pp. 225-251.

 

McEwen

Bullington, Joyce E. Pie suppers & cake walks: a history of Liberty School located on Little Blue Creek, McEwen, TN. McEwen, the author, 1994. 83 pp.

 

Tumbling Creek

Ethridge, W.L. A history of Tumbling Creek, Humphreys County, TN. McEwen, the author, 1985. 1 vol.

Gunn, Richard ("Pek"). Keep on laughing, it's good for what ails you: TN folklore. Nashville, Pek Gunn Productions, Inc., 1975. 104 pp. (poems & stories of the Tumbling Creek area by TN's former poet laureate)

Gunn, Richard ("Pek"). Tumblin' Creek tales: southern folklore in humorous verse (3d ed.) Nashville, Tumblin' Creek Enterprises, 1963. Unp. (poems & stories of the Tumbling Creek area by TN's former poet laureate)

 

Waverly

Explosion in Waverly: Waverly propane disaster. Waverly, Dave Turner & Assoc., 1982. 88 pp.

Flood insurance study, city of Waverly, TN, Humphreys County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1986. 14 pp.

Guild, Josephus C. Address delivered by the Hon. Jo C. Guild, at Waverly, TN, on July 4, 1877, on the occasion of laying the cornerstone of a new courthouse. Gallatin, A.A. Lewis & Son, 1877. 8 pp.

Slayden, Van H. The war that came to Waverly. Waverly, the Print Shop, 1991. 1 vol. (a series of articles about the Civil War in Humphreys County, published in the News-Democrat, 1990-1991)

 

Updated October 22, 2004

 

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