Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Bradley County

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Bradley County in General

Addison, Stephen O. Footnotes from the dustbins of history. Cleveland, the author, 1992. 250 pp.

Addison, Stephen O. Seen the glory: Mark Thrash buried the dead at Chickamauga: the story of the oldest person of our county 1820-1943. Cleveland, 1991. 95 pp.

Allred, Charles E. Farm housing in TN, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 45 pp. (its Monograph #26)

Allred, Charles E. Home conveniences on TN farms, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 41 pp. (its Monograph #30)

Bachman, Memorial Home: its founding & history with memories by its alumni. Cleveland, the home, 1994. 51 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Bradley County, Preliminary #36). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 37 pp.

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

Chronicles of Bradley. v.1, 1982-. (irregular) Bradley County Hist. Soc.

Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. Bradley County, TN. 2 vols. Cleveland, Historical & Pictorial Advertising, 1929.

Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. City & county with a future! Cleveland, Bradley County, TN. Cleveland, Historical & Pictorial Advertising, 1929. 64 pp.

Connell, Moody K. Rebel scouts: the last ride home. Kearney, NE, Morris Pub., 1995. 175 pp.

Corn, James F. C.L. Hardwick: a biographical sketch. N.p., 1982. 18 pp.

Corn, James F. Red Clay & Rattlesnake Springs: a history of the Cherokee Indians of Bradley County, TN. Cleveland, n.p., 1959. 108 pp. (reprinted 1976).

Crawley, Clyde Jr. "Tales of ghosts & the supernatural of east TN." Unp. mss, 1974-1984. Western KY U Folklore, Folklife & Oral History Archives. 29 pp. (seven stories from Bradley County)

Eaton, Rachel C. John Ross & the Cherokee Indians. U Chicago thesis, 1919. 153 pp. (reprinted by AMS, 1978).

Edwards, R. M. Bradley County & the town of Cleveland. East TN Hist. & Biographical, pp. 355-378.

1820, Ross House, "Floret qui laboret," Lewis Ross Museum. Charleston, A. R. Bentley, 1983. 97 pp.

From war to peace: World War II & the post-war years, Bradley County, TN, 1940-1950. Cleveland, Bradley Co. Hist. Soc., 1986. 176 pp.

Gardner, A. Dudley. Survey of the Davis site (JLGI). Typescript, 1980. 11 pp.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Bradley County, pp. 798-804, 926-987), Goodspeed, 1887.

Hambright, Gavin R. General store account register. Privately printed, 1987. 186 pp.

Hard times remembered: Bradley County & the great depression, selected essays & recollections. Ed. by William R. Snell. Cleveland, Bradley Co. Hist. Soc., 1983. 135 pp.

Harle, Louise. I remember: tall tales & true of Cleveland & Bradley County. N.p., 1979. 157 pp.

The history of Bradley County: a contribution to the American Revolution Bicentennial observance, by the History Committee, Bradley County Chapter, ETHS. Ed. by Roy G. Lillard. Cleveland, the chapter, 1976. 481 pp. (2d ed., rev., 1976. 481 pp.).

Hooper, I. H. The wonder of the world: America's Mount Ebal, discovered by I. H. Hooper, 1891. Shows the inscription or tablet rock, found in Bradley County, TN, USA. Charleston, W.F. Duncan, 1893. 16 pp.

Howard, Constance Y. Tardigrades from Rattlesnake Spring, Bradley County, TN. ETSU thesis, 1980. 97 pp.

Hurlburt, J.S. History of the rebellion in Bradley County, east TN. Indianapolis, Downey & Brouse, 1866. 280 pp. (reprinted 1988, Cleveland, Sink-Moore Pub. Inc., 280 pp.).

Lillard, Roy G. Bradley County. MSU Press, 1980. 133 pp.

Long, Grady M. "Folk medicine in McMinn, Polk, Bradley & Meigs counties, TN, 1910-1927." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 28 (1962), pp. 1-8.

Longwith, John. The spark of enterprise: a history of Dixie Foundry-Magic Chef, Inc. Cleveland, Magic Chef, 1988. 148 pp.

McClary, Ben H. & LeRoy P. Graf, eds. "Vineland in TN, 1852: the journal of Rosine Parmentier." ETHSP 31 (1959), pp. 95-111.

McGhee, Lucy K., comp. Cherokee & Creek Indians: returns of property left in TN & GA, 1838. Book vol. no. 64, for the counties of Bradley... Washington, D.C., 1957. 32 pp.

Manly, Elizabeth C. Chatata Valley. Cleveland, Carroll Print. Co., 1981. 101 pp.

Market profile analysis: community profile analysis, consumer & business demographic reports, Bradley County, TN. 1994/1995 ed. Santa Clara, CA, Strategic Mapping Inc., 1994. 2 vols., loose-leaf.

Murray, Melba L. Bradley divided: Bradley County, TN during the Civil War. Collegedale, College Press, 1992. 480 pp.

Murray, Raymond L. Grandpa saw it happen: World War II, Normandy Beach to the Elbe River. Collegedale, College Press, 1993. 250 pp.

Newsletter. v.1, 1992-. (irregular) Bradley County Hist. Soc.

Piper, Mary G. Church organization in Bradley County, TN, in 1950. UT thesis, 1952. 269 pp.

Pompey, Sherman L. Civil War veterans buried in Bradley County, TN. Eugene, OR, Western Oregon Genealogical Research Library, 1978. 5 pp.

Reflections past & present: a pictorial history of Bradley County, 1836-1991. Cleveland, Bradley County Hist. Soc., 1991. 250 pp.

Ross, Ernest L. Abandoned public school sites in Bradley County, TN. N.p., 1974. 20 pp.

Ross, Ernest L. An educational study of Bradley County, TN. UT thesis, 1940. 92 pp.

Ross, Ernest L. Horse & saddle days on Candies Creek in Bradley County, TN. Cleveland, n.p., 1973. 91 pp.

Rymer, S. B. The Magic Chef story. NY, Newcomen Soc. in North America, 1979. 24 pp.

Sherrill, Charles A. "The trial of Alexander Wallace for the murder of Paul Herriford, Bradley County, TN, 1849." In Bradley County TN circuit court case file abstracts, 1836-1860. Cleveland, Public Library, 1988. var. pp.

Slay, James L. A history of Bradley County, TN, to 1861. UT thesis, 1967. 123 pp.

Slay, James L. "The settlement & organization of Bradley County, TN." ETHSP 44 (1972), pp. 3-16.

Snell, William R. Annals of Red Clay Council Ground, Bradley County, TN. Nashville, TN Hist. Comm., 1975. 71 pp.

Snell, William R. The councils at Red Clay Council Ground, Bradley County, TN, 1832-1837. Cleveland, Modern-Way Print. Co., 1977. 1980. 16 pp.

Soil survey, Bradley County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1951, 1958.

Stamper, Isaac J. The Civil War diary of Isaac J. Stamper, of Bradley County, TN; enlisted Dec. 26, 1861 at Sweetwater, TN; his regiment surrendered May 9, 1865. Cleveland, Public Library, 1970. 82 pp.

Sutton, Thomas C. Relationship between metamorphism & geologic structure along the Great Smoky fault system, Parksville quadrangle, Polk & Bradley counties, TN. UT thesis, 1971. 148 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Hist. Records Survey. Records of Bradley County: journal of Augustine F. Shannon, 1848-1850. Nashville, the survey, 1940. 54 pp.

TN Valley Authority. Lower Hiwassee Valley: summary of resources. Knoxville, TVA, 1963. 1 vol.

Thatch, T.E. Brief sketch of a country neighborhood in Bradley County, eight miles south of Cleveland, TN. N.p., 1894. 18 pp.

Tomlinson, A.J. Diary of A.J. Tomlinson, vol. 1, 1901-1923. Editorial notes by Homer A. Tomlinson. NY, Church of God World Headquarters, 1949. 265 pp.

Traunfeld, Jon. Direct marketing in east TN: a study of the Bradley County farmers' market. UT thesis, 1982. 89 pp.

Trewhitt, Frank G. "Ghost tales from Bradley County." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 29 (1963), pp. 10-12.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Birchwood, Charleston, Calhoun, Snow Hill, South Cleveland, East Cleveland, Benton, Ooltewah, McDonald, Felker, Parksville, Ringgold, Cohutta.

Wiefering, Edna. Bradley County TN Confederate pension applications, by Edna Wiefering & Charles A. Sherrill. Cleveland, Public Library, 1990. 165 pp.

Wooten, John M. Brief sketches of pioneer families of Bradley County, TN. Chattanooga, 1934-1936. 221 pp.

Wooten, John M. A history of Bradley County. Cleveland, Bradley County Post 81, American Legion, 1949. 323 pp.

Wooten, John M. Red Clay Council Ground, 1832-1839; last capitol of the Cherokee Nation east of the Mississippi River. N.p., 1938. 11 pp. (same as author's Red Clay in history, with the addition of a letter from the Chief of Smithsonian Institute, one illustration & one diagram)

Wooten, John M. Red Clay in history. Cleveland, n.p., 1935. 11 pp.

Wooten, John M., comp. Scrapbook history of Bradley County, TN, 1936-1938. 2 vols, s.n., n.d. Newspaper clippings.



Hardy, Lucina E. An album of historical memories: ChatataTasso, Bradley County, TN, 1830-1961. N.p., 1962. 84 pp.



Addison, Stephen O. Profile of a patriot: Benjamin Cleveland, hero of Kings Mountain. Cleveland, the author, 1993. 248 pp.

Ballard, Kim. Cleveland business directory, 1865-1883. Cleveland, privately printed, 1991. 20 pp.

Bell, Nimrod J. Railroad recollections for over thirty-eight years. Atlanta, GA, Franklin Print. & Pub. Co., 1896. 167 pp.

Burkhead, Homer. Guest's guide: points of interest in Cleveland. Cleveland, n.p., n.d. 13 pp.

Carter, Myra I. Diary of Myra Adelaide Inman of Cleveland, TN during the War Between the States, 1860-1865. Cleveland?, WPA transcription, 1940. 317 pp.

Catalist: business & household digest of Cleveland. Loveland, CO, US West Marketing Resources, 1991-.

Centenary College, Cleveland, TN. Puffs & patches. Annual (college yearbook).

Cleveland, TN historic district zoning: recommendations & guidelines. Murfreesboro, MTSU, 1979. 110 pp.

Conn, Charles. Cradle of the Pentecost. Cleveland, Pathway Press, 1981. 200 pp.

Conn, Charles W. Like a mighty army, moves the church of God, 1886-1976. Cleveland, Pathway Press, 1976. 380 pp. (rev. ed.).

Craigmiles historic structures report, submitted by Leatherwood, Inc., with a history by Charles A. Sherrill. Cleveland, privately produced, 1990. 130 pp.

Crews, Elmer M., Jr. From the back alleys to uptown: a history of the Church of God, Cleveland, TN. Auburn U. dissertation, 1988.

Cross reference directory of greater Chattanooga & vicinity: Cleveland- Dalton, 1991-. Independence, Kansas City Pub., Co., 1991-. var. pp.

Cummings, Frank. History of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Cleveland, TN, 1867-1967. Cleveland, the church, 1967. 99 pp.

Duggar, Lillie. A. J. Tomlinson, former overseer of the Church of God. Cleveland, White Wing Pub. House, 1964. 807 pp.

Hardwick Stove Company catalog. Cleveland, Hardwick Stove Co., various eds.

Hensley-Schmidt, Inc. A topics study in the Cleveland urban area, Cleveland, TN: for the state of TN Dept. Highways & the city of Cleveland & county of Bradley, TN, in cooperation with the US Dept. Transportation, FHA. Nashville, TN Dept. Highways, 1971. 52 pp.

History of Broad Street United Methodist Church, Cleveland, TN, 1836-1984: the story of Methodism in Bradley County & of the group which became the Broad Street UMC. Ed. by Katharine L. Trewhitt. Cleveland, the church, 1984. 279 pp.

Lee College, Cleveland, TN. Vindagua. Annual (college yearbook).

Morelock, Ann & Katherine Trewhitt, eds. History of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, TN, 1837-1987. Cleveland, TN, the church, 1989. 313 pp.

Ray, Mauldin A. A study of the history of Lee College, Cleveland, TN. U Houston dissertation, 1964.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church: the last twenty-five years, 1967-1992. Written & edited by Frank Cummings, et al. Cleveland, privately printed, 1992. 32 pp.

Snell, William R. Cleveland the beautiful: a history of Cleveland, TN, 1842- 1931. Cleveland, First Am. Nat. Bank, 1986. 458 pp.

Wooten, John M. Centennial of the First Presbyterian Church, US, in Cleveland, TN, 1837-1937. Cleveland, the author, 1937. 33 pp.


James County

Donnelly, Polly W., ed. James County: a lost county of TN. Ooltewah, ETHS, 1983. 281 pp.

Wooten, John M. James County scrapbook. S.n., 1937. Newspaper & magazine clippings.