Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Dickson County

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Dickson County in General

Barnes, Callie H. I remember Owl Hollow. N.p., the author, 198-. 88 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Dickson County, Preliminary #4). Nashville, TSLA, 1968. 47 pp.

Burchard, Ernest F. The brown iron ores of the western highland rim, TN. TN Div. Geol. Bull. 39, 1934. 227 pp.

Corlew, Robert E. History of Dickson County, TN. Charlotte, Dickson County Hist. Soc. 243 pp. (reprinted, 1980).

Corlew, Robert E. Some aspects of slavery in Dickson County, TN. Vanderbilt U. thesis, 1949. 124 pp.

Corlew, Robert E. "Some aspects of slavery in Dickson County." THQ 10 (1951), pp. 224-291, 344-365.

Daniel, Buena C. The iron industry in Dickson County, TN. Austin Peay St. U. thesis, 1970. 73 pp.

Eleazer, Ruth E. Schools in Dickson County, TN over the years. N.p., the author, 1986. 66 pp.

Flood insurance study: Dickson County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1983. 20 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. Dickson County handbook. Easley, SC, Southern Hist. Press, 1984. 393 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. Historical sketches of Dickson County, TN. Columbia, the author, 1971. 139 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Dickson County, pp. 920-947, 1329-1357). Goodspeed, 1886.

Larson, Lawrence T. Mineral resources summary of the Cumberland Furnace quadrangle, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Geol., 1966. 15 pp.

Masters, Donnie H. Housing study, Dickson County, TN. Nashville, 1978. 127 pp.

Miller, Mary E. "A folklore survey of Dickson County, TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 24 (1958), pp. 57-71.

Nashville MSA, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 55 pp.

Preparing for economic growth & change, Dickson County. Prepared by M. Lynne Holliday, et al. Nashville, TN Advisory Comm. on Intergovernmental Relations, 1990. 80 pp.

Radford, P.M. Church & diocesan histories & papers: transcriptions of materials in the archives of the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. N.p., 1970, 1979. 1 vol.

Soil survey, Dickson County, TN. Washington, D.C., 1928.

Souza, Kevin H. The vascular flora of Dickson County, TN. Vanderbilt U. thesis, 1987. 82 pp.

Teachers of Dickson County, comps. A history of Dickson County. Dickson, n.p., 1945. pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Ellis Mills, Slayden, Cumberland Furnace, Cheatham Dam, Ruskin, Vanleer, Charlotte, Harpeth Valley, TN City, Dickson, Burns, White Bluff, Spot, Texas Hollow, Lyles, Craigfield.



Fults, Vaughn. Bellsburg, Dickson County, TN. Charlotte, the author, 1976. 32 pp.



Stuart, Seth. A brief history of Burns, TN from early pioneer days to June, 1975. Burns, the author, 1975. 100 pp.



Dickson transportation study: existing conditions. Prepared by TN Dept. Transp. in cooperation with the US FHA & the city of Dickson. Nashville, TN Dept. Transp., 1988. 2 maps.

Flood insurance study: city of Dickson, TN, Dickson County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1982. 15 pp.



Braam, J.W. "The Ruskin cooperation colony in TN." Am. J. Soc. 8 (1903), pp. 667-680.

Broome, Isaac. The last days of the Ruskin Cooperative Association. Chicago, IL, C. H. Kerr, 1902. 183 pp.

Butler, Francelia. "The Ruskin commonwealth: a unique experiment in Marxian socialism." THQ 23 (1964), pp. 333-342.

Carson, Herbert N. "The Ruskin Cooperative Colony." Independent 51 (1899), pp. 192-195.

The coming nation: a journal of things doing & to be done. no. 1-512, Apr. 29, 1893-Dec. 26, 1903; new ser., no. 1-143, 1910-1913. (Ruskin Cooperative Association).

Davis, W. G. Failure of the Ruskin Cooperative Colony. Gunton's Mag. (Dec. 1901), pp. 530-537.

Egerton, John. Visions of Utopia: Nashoba, Rugby, Ruskin, & the "new communities" in TN's past. Knoxville, UT Press, 1977. 95 pp.

Hardiman, Charles E. A historical geography of Ruskin Cave, TN. UT thesis, 1964. 69 pp.

Johnson, Yvonne B. The Ruskin colony: a paradox in the communitarian movement. U. OK dissertation, 1992.

Kegl, Charles H., ed. "Earl Miller's recollections of the Ruskin co-op association." THQ 17 (1958), pp. 45-69.

Medill, H.C. "Ruskin Colony: why it failed." Gunton's Mag. (May 1902), pp. 434-443.

Quint, Howard J. "Julius A. Wayland, pioneer socialist propagandist." MS Valley Hist. Rev. 35 (1948-1949), pp. 585-606.

"Ruskin community's subterranean industrial plant." Sci. Am. (Aug. 5, 1899), pp. 89+.

Smith, R.E. At the forks of the road near "the village school." Nashville, McQuiddy, 19-? 10 pp.

Stone, Grace. "TN: social & economic laboratory." Sewanee Rev. 46 (1938), pp. 312-335.

Southworth, J. "Cooperative colony at Ruskin, TN." Rev. of Rev. (Nov. 1897), pp. 606-607.

"Why all Ruskin colonies fail." Gunton's Mag. (May 1902), pp. 444-451.


White Bluff

Eleazer, Ruth E. History of White Bluff, TN. White Bluff, the author, 1976. 10 pp.