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Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Van Buren County, Preliminary # 30). Nashville, TSLA, 1972. 92 pp.

Boyd, Larry C. Blessings of the eternal mountains: the schools of Van Buren County, TN. TTU thesis, 1987. 249 pp.

Brown, Billy C. Environmental & educational implications of resort park development for Bledsoe & Van Buren counties of southeast TN. UT thesis, 1979. 178 pp.

Estimate of known recoverable reserves & preparation characteristics of coking coal in Van Buren County, TN. Washington, D.C., US Dept. Interior, 1956. 26 pp.

Evans, E. Raymond. Synthesis of available data concerning Indians in Van Buren County, TN. Doyle, Medley Research Group, 1985. 31 pp.

Ferguson, Carl C. Mineral resources summary of the Bald Knob quadrangle, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Geol., 1970. 6 pp.

5 county association: Cannon, Dekalb, Van Buren, Warren, White: promoting progress through cooperation. McMinnville, the association, 1974. 19 pp.

Fletcher, Clark S. A geochemical study of the effects coal mining has had on the Piney Creek watershed, Van Buren County, TN. UT thesis, 1977. 92 pp.

Gaillard, Frye. "Progress comes to Fall Creek Falls." Sat. Rev. (August 5, 1972), pp. 15+.

Medley, Landon D. The history of Van Buren County, TN: "the early canebreakers", 1840-1940. Salem, WV, D. Mills, 1987. 409 pp.

Medley, Landon D. World War I & World War II veterans of the USA armed forces from Van Buren County, TN. N.p., the author, 1980. 88 pp.

Soil survey of White & Van Buren counties, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1981. 86 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Div. Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife Dev. Forest inventory statistics: Bledsoe-Sequatchie-Van Buren County unit, middle TN. Norris, TVA, 1974. 21 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Doyle, Bald Knob, Lonewood, Welchland, Spencer, Sampson, Curtistown, Smartt Mtn., Brockdell.

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




Burritt College

Boyd, Larry C. Burritt College, 1848-1938: from Blessings of the eternal mountains: the schools of Van Buren County, TN. Cookeville, n.p., 1987. 249 pp. (reprint from the author's thesis, Blessings from the mountains: the schools of Van Buren County, TN)

Gillentine-Ramsey, Effie. Burritt, our alma mater: an attractive little book of facts & fiction, bringing up memories that cluster around Spencer's Hills, with letters from abroad by the late president, W.N. Billingsley. Nashville, McQuiddy Print. Co., 1914. 135 pp.

Lewis, Charles L. Burritt College centennial address. Spencer, Burritt College, 1948. 16 pp.

West, Francis M. Pioneer of the Cumberlands: a history of Burritt College, 1848-1938. TTU thesis, 1969. 174 pp. (reprinted 1986)

 

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