Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Henderson County

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Henderson 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. Mobility of rural relief families in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1936. 35 pp. (its Report #14)

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)

Allred, Charles E. Rural relief & rehabilitation possibilities in Henderson County, TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1936. 55 pp. (its Report #7)

Allred, Charles E. Some problems of rural relief in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1935. 17 pp. (its Report #1)

Atkins, Samuel W. Cotton production practices in type-of-farming area 6, western TN, 1947. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1950. 33 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #258)

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Henderson County, Preliminary #12). Nashville, TSLA, 1970. 30 pp.

Bolen, H.J. Henderson County history. Murfreesboro, the Home Journal, 1922. 14 pp.

Butler, Virginia. A cultural history of the education of Henderson County. MSU thesis, 1962. 62 pp.

Community information, Henderson-Chester counties, TN. Prepared by the city of Henderson, Office of the County Executive, Chester County Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the Association, 1988. 31 pp.

Davis, Emily and Brenda Kirk Fiddler. Henderson County, Tennessee: A pictorial history. Humboldt, Rose Publishing Company, 1996. 368 pp.

Deere, J.A. A brief history of 100 years of Beech River Baptist Association. Lexington, the author, 1971. 16 pp.

Flood insurance study: Henderson County, TN & incorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1988. 17 pp.

Goble, William E. Farm equipment in six west TN counties, 1948. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1949. 56 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #248)

Goodspeed's history of TN (Henderson County, pp. 798-806, 841-862). Goodspeed, 1887.

Harrison, Bethany J. Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church: the early years, 1873-1908, with church covenant & articles of faith from original church record book of 1873. Alpharetta, GA, DeskTop PrintShop, 1993. 14 pp.

Henderson-Chester County, TN, emergency operations plan. Nashville, TEMA, 1987. 1 vol.

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

History, Henderson County communities & schools, 1940-1941. Lexington, n.p., 1941. 43 pp.

Holmes, Tony. "Henderson County, TN history: a bibliography." WTHSP 36 (1982), pp. 91-116.

Holmes, Tony. "Wind out of Beech River Bottoms & Isanabelle's last visit with Henry." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 55 (1991), pp. 56-59.

Houston, Kenneth. An analysis of the process & product of the Henderson County TN school system. MSU thesis, 1975. 128 pp.

Kennerly, Dan. Forrest at Parker's Crossroads: The dawn of lightning war. Houston, TX, Parkers Crossroads Press, 1993. 54 pp. (first published 1982)

Powers, Auburn. History of Henderson County, comprising an account of the facts connected with the early settlement of the county, the origin & the development of the county, slavery, the Civil War, & the reconstruction days, the World War & present conditions. N.p., 1930. 169 pp.

Raskopf, B.D. Improving incomes of small farms in area 6, west TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1948. 56 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #237)

Soil survey, Henderson County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1905, 1954, 1960.

Stewart, George T. Henderson County. MSU Press, 1979. 133 pp.

Survey of archaeological resources of the Henderson County portion of the Beech River watershed. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1963. 11 pp.

TN Dept. Emp. Sec. Occupational survey Henderson County. Nashville, the department, 1963. 4 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Henderson County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1935. var. pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Cedar Grove, Clarksburg, Yuma, Holladay, Juno, Lexington, Chesterfield, Parsons, Luray, Life, Reagin, Scotts Hill, Enville, Sardis, Durham.

W.V. Barry's Lexington progress, 1884-1946: a project of the Henderson County Bicentennial Committee. Brenda Kirk Fiddler, ed. Lexington, TN, C. and B. Fiddler, 1995.
254 pp.



Community information, Lexington, TN. Prepared by Lexington Electric System, Henderson County Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1989. 35 pp.


Scotts Hill

Scotts Hill, TN: sesquicentennial, Oct. 2-5, 1975: history, 1825-1975. Scotts Hill, n.p., 1975. 124 pp.

A souvenir of the Scotts Hill Church of Christ homecoming, new church house completed Sunday, May 29, 1960. Scotts Hill, n.p., 1960. 25 pp.

Turner, Gordon H. The history of Scotts Hill, TN. Southaven, MS, Carter Print. Co., 1977. 436 pp.