Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Blount County

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

Appalachian frontiers: settlement, society & development in the preindustrial era. Lexington, KY, U Press of KY, 1991. 350 pp. (paper: Conference on the Appalachian frontier, 1985; "Log house construction in Blount County, TN, " by John Morgan.)

Ash, Stephen V. "The Sam Houston schoolhouse: a mirror of the changing past. " THQ 37 (1978), pp. 375-392.

Back home in Blount County: an illustrated history of its communities. Maryville, Blount County Historic Trust, 1986. 152 pp.

Best, Edwin J. "New Providence Presbyterian Church. " ETHSP 30 (1958), pp. 75-95.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Blount County, Preliminary #7). Nashville, TSLA, 1969. 47 pp.

Blair, Marion E. "The prevalence of older English proverbs in Blount County, TN. " TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 4 (1938), pp. 1-24.

Blount Cablevision. Cable television proposal for Blount County TN. Gardendale, AL, Blount Cablevision, 1980. 1 vol.

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

Blount County Cable Company. A proposal to construct a broad cable communication system for Maryville, Alcoa & Blount County. Maryville, Blount Co. Cable Co., 1980. var. pp.

Blount County Cable TV Company. A proposal for Alcoa, Maryville, & Blount County, TN. Somerset, KY, Blount County Cable TV Co., 1980. var. pp.

Blount County paratransit feasibility study: options for a transportation system to serve elderly & handicapped adults. Knoxville, Metropolitan Plann. Comm., 1984. 139 pp.

Blount Co. Plann. Comm. Comprehensive plan, Blount, Loudon, Monroe counties, TN. N.p., the commission, 1970. var. pp.

Blount County transit feasibility study. Knoxville, Metropolitan Plann. Comm., 1984. 43 pp.

The Blount journal. v. 1, 1985- (semiannual). Blount County Gen. & Hist. Soc.

Bohanan, Minnis. History of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 1835-1960. Maryville, the church, 1960. 31 pp.

Burns, Inez E. History of Blount County, TN: from war trail to landing strip, 1795-1955. Nashville, Benson, 1957. 375 pp. (reprinted by Unigraphic, 1974; rev. ed. 1988, Whipporwill Pubs, 397 pp.)

Burns, Inez E. "Settlement & early history of the coves of Blount County, TN ." ETHSP 24 (1952), pp. 44-67.

Burns, Inez E. Six Mile Baptist Church, 1813-1836 . Maryville, the author, 1985. 39 pp.

Bush, Florence C. Dorie: woman of the mountains . Sevierville, Nandel Pub. Co., 1988. 192 pp.

Carberry, Michael. Historic sites in Blount, Cocke, Monroe & Sevier counties. N.p., East TN Dev. Dist., 1973. pp.

Centel Cable Communications of TN. A proposal to provide cable television service. Maryville, Centel, 1980. 2 vols.

Cornett, B. Kenneth. "Excavations at Tallassee (40BT8): an historic Cherokee village site in east TN. " TN Arch. 32 (1976), pp. 11-19.

Development opportunities study: Tellico Reservoir property: Blount, Loudon & Monroe counties, TN . Nashville, John Coleman Hayes & Assoc., Inc., 1982. 275 pp.

Edwards, Rapha O. The connection in east TN . Washington College, Pioneer, 1978. 424 pp.

Elijoy Church (Baptist): Blount County ("Ann of Miller's Cove Church on Elijoy"). Transcribed by Betty R. Davis. N.p., 1989. 94 pp.

Eusebia Presbyterian Church, Blount County, TN: Eusebia Church history. Maryville, n.p., 1924. pp.

Garner, William O. Blount County remembered: the 1890s photography of W. O. Garner. Maryville, Blount Co. Gen. & Hist. Soc., 1991. 90 pp.

Glassie, Henry. "The old barns of Appalachia ." Mtn. Life & Work 41 (1965), pp. 21-30.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Blount County, pp. 823-833, 1088-1096). Goodspeed, 1887.

Goves, Benjamin P. A child welfare survey of Blount County . Maryville College (undergraduate) thesis, 1933. unp.

Hood, John O. History of the Chilowee Baptist Association. Nashville, Curley Print. Co., 1970. 370 pp.

Houts, Paul G. An educational, economic & community survey of Blount County, TN. UT thesis, 1928. 147 pp.

Hutchison, Robert S. & David C. Hodge. An economic survey of Blount County, TN, a study of resources & industrial potentials. Knoxville, UT Bureau of Business Research, 1957. 92 pp.

Jones, Russell. Leige Oliver barn & corn crib: historic structures report. Washington, D.C., Office of Hist. & Hist. Arch., Eastern Service Center, 1970. 28 pp.

Knoxville MSA, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 49 pp.

Layman, Robert E. The effect of the TVA on agriculture in Blount County between 1930 & 1940. Maryville College (undergraduate) thesis, 1976. 50 pp.

McTeer, Will A. The autobiography of Major Will A. McTeer, 1843-1925 . Illus., ed. by Marion B. Mangrum. Maryville, Brazos Press, 1968. 224 pp.

Morgan, John & Ashby Lunch, Jr. "The log barns of Blount County, TN. " TN Anthrop. 9 (1984), pp. 85-103.

Moffett, Marian. East TN cantilever barns . Knoxville, UT Press, 1993. 141 pp.

Morgan, John T. The decline of log house construction in Blount County, TN. UT dissertation, 1986. 214 pp.

Parham, W. E. "Old Blount County papers ." THM 7 (1921), pp. 92-95.

Rittgers, Fred. H. A geographical survey of Blount County, TN . UT thesis, 1941. 154 pp.

Society of Friends. Newberry Monthly Meeting. Newberry monthly meeting, Friendsville, TN, 1808-1848. Knoxville, n.p., 1937. 184 pp.

Soil survey, Blount County, TN . Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1953, 1959.

A survey of the seven TN public school systems in Blount, Loudon & Monroe counties. Knoxville? Submitted to Monroe Co. Bd. of Ed. Survey made by graduate students, UT, 1978. 96 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps ] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Reservoir Property Management Dept. Community readjustment studies of Blount County, Fort Loudoun area. Knoxville, TVA, 1941. var. pp.

Tindell, Ted. Blount County: communities we live in. Maryville, TN: Marion R. Mangrum, 1973. 160 pp.

2005 transportation plan for Blount County . Knoxville, Metropolitan Plann. Comm., 1992. 16 pp.

US Cable of Blount County. A proposal for cable TV services to the citizens of Alcoa, Maryville & Blount County, TN. Maryville, US Cable of Blount County, 1980. 2 vols.

US Geol. Survey [ topographic maps ] issued periodically. Quadrangles:

Knoxville, Shooks Gap, Concord, Louisville, Maryville, Wildwood, Walden Creek, Meadow, Binfield, Blockhouse, Kinzel Springs, Wear Cove, Vonore, Tallassee, Calderwood, Cades Cove, Thunderhead, Topoco.

University of KY. Bureau of School Service. A study of the Alcoa-Blount County-Maryville schools. Lexington, UKY, 1968. 62 pp.

UT Agricultural Exp. Sta. Survey of the possible occurrence & extent of fluorosis in cattle on selected farms in Blount County. Knoxville, the station, 1956. 23 pp.

UT Bureau of Business & Electronic Research. An economic survey of Blount County, TN: a study of resources & industrial potentials. Knoxville, UT, 1957. 92 pp.


Cades Cove

The Cades Cove coloring album: an album of Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains. Drawings by Kitty Buxton in part, from photographs by Leslie Wier. Knoxville, Tenpenny Pub. Co., 1981. 32 pp.

Dunn, Durwood C. Cades Cove during the 19th century. UT thesis, 1985. 252 pp.

Dunn, Durwood. Cades Cove: the life & death of a southern Appalachian community, 1818-1937. Knoxville, UT Press, 1988. 319 pp.

Ridings, Gladys O. Cades Cove & parts of the Great Smoky Mountains. N.p., the author, 1983. 170 pp.

Shields, Arthur R. "Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. " THQ 24 (1965), pp. 103-120.

Shields, Arthur R. Cades Cove photos: a pictorial record of the place & the people. Maryville, the author, 1988. 448 pp.

Shields, Arthur R. The families of Cades Cove, 1821-1936. Maryville, the author, 1981. 463 pp. (2d ed., 1988, 299 pp.)



Buckner, Richard M. A history of Calderwood, TN. UT thesis, 1982. 66 pp.



Best, Edwin J. A place called Greenback: an east TN town at the turn of the century, 1870-1917 . Maryville, the author, 1993. 150 pp.

Greenback: in the spotlight , by Samuel F. Forkner, Chairman of Homecoming '86. N.p., 1986. 36 pp.

Montgomery, Johnnie E. Oakland United Methodist Church, Trigonia community, Greenback, TN. Maryville, the author, 1982. 108 pp.



Love, A. H. The history of Louisville, Blount County, TN. Originally written by A. H. Love, 1922; brought up to date by Willie Mae French & Elizabeth A. Prather, Nov. 1955, additions 1961. Louisville, the author, 1961. 47 pp.


Maryville / Alcoa

Battaglia, Joseph C. The social & economic history of Maryville since 1890. UT thesis, 1936. 78 pp.

Catalist: business & household digest of Maryville/Alcoa. Loveland, CO, US West Marketing Resources, 1991- (various years).

Harris, W.B. "Splendid retreat of Alcoa. " Fortune Oct. 1955, pp. 114-122.

Jones, Don H. Alternatives for the improvement of Alcoa highway. Prepared for MASH (Make Alcoa Highway Safe). Knoxville, UT Transportation Center, 1987. 32 pp.

McTeer, William A. History of New Providence Presbyterian Church, Maryville, TN. Maryville, the church, 1921. 111 pp.

Maryville/Alcoa, TN city directory. Loveland, CO, US West Marketing Resources, Johnson Directory Div., 1990- (various years).

Parker, Russell D. "Alcoa, TN: the early years. " ETHSP 48 (1976), pp. 71-83.

Parker, Russell D. "Alcoa, TN: the years of change, 1940-1960. " ETHSP 49 (1977), pp. 99-116.

Parker, Russell D. "The black community in a company town: Alcoa, TN 1919-1939. " THQ 37 (1978), pp. 203-221.

Pinkston, Sammy E. The history of local 309, United Steel Workers of America, AFL-CIO, Alcoa, TN, 1933-1977. Alcoa, the Local, 1976. 167 pp.

TSM plan for the Alcoa highway corridor . Knoxville, Metropolitan Plann. Comm., 1994. 143 pp.

Wilkinson, Catherine. History of Peck's Memorial United Methodist Church . Maryville, Printers, Inc., 1986. 217 pp.

Williams, Morris D. A survey of the birds of the Alcoa marshes. UT thesis, 1975. 121 pp.


Maryville College

Crawford, Earl W. One of those tall Tennesseans: the life of G.S.W. Crawford, 1849-1891. Maryville College, 1986. 212 pp.

Lloyd, Ralph W. Maryville College: a history of 150 years, 1819-1969. Maryville College, 1969. 287 pp.

Parker, Harold M., Jr. "A school of the prophets at Maryville. " THQ 34 (1975), pp. 72-90.

Robinson, John J. Memoir of Rev. Isaac Anderson, late president of Maryville College & professor of theology. Knoxville, J. Addison Rayl, 1860. 300 pp.

Wilson, Samuel T. A century of Maryville College, 1819-1919. Maryville College, 1916. 265 pp.

Wilson, Samuel T. Chronicles of Maryville College: a story of altruism. Maryville College, 1935. 334 pp.

Wilson, Samuel T. Isaac Anderson: founder & first president of Maryville College: memorial sketch. Maryville, n.p., 1932. 168 pp.

Wilson, Samuel T. Thomas Jefferson Lamar: a memorial sketch. Maryville, Mrs. Martha Ann Lamar, 1920. 96 pp.


Montvale Springs

Callahan, Gertrude E. Montvale: a history of the people who lived in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. (2d ed., rev.) N.p., the author, 1978. 122 pp.

Mitchell, J. B. Montvale Springs, Blount County, east TN: an analysis of the springs. Knoxville, Ramage & Co., 1870. 27 pp.

Montvale Springs, Blount County, east TN; an analysis of the springs by eminent chemists & an account of their medical properties & applicability to particular diseases, with an appendix containing various certificates of their successful use & references to some who have tested their virtues. Knoxville, Daily Chronicle Steam Job Print., 1874. 36 pp.

Wright, Nathalia. "Montvale Springs under the proprietorship of Sterling Lanier, 1857-1863. " ETHSP 19 (1947), pp. 48-63.



Thompson, Dorothy E. Mission Church in Townsend, TN. Townsend, the author, 1984. 16 pp.

Townsend, Kathy. The Townsend heritage. Sevierville, the author, 1984. 135 pp.