Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Jefferson County

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Jefferson County in General

Allred, Charles E. Acquisition of farm land by credit corporations in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1938. 49 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #77)

Allred, Charles E. Economic & social factors associated with land class in Jefferson County, TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1938. 74 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #76)

Allred, Charles E. Relation of land use to land class, Jefferson County, TN, 1938. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1940. 59 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #104)

Barr, Jimmy L. School finance: Jefferson County, TN, 1945-1965. ETSU thesis, 1965. 79 pp.

Beth-Car United Methodist Church (Jefferson County, TN). History of Beth-Car United Methodist Church & cemetery. White Pine, the church, 1984. 31 pp.

Bible, Jean P. Bent twigs in Jefferson County. Dandridge, the author, 1991. 226 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Jefferson County, Preliminary #43). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 50 pp.

Bonser, Howard J. Association of crops with soils & other factors, Jefferson County, TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1944. 71 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #169)

Branner, John C. Centennial literary address of Dr. John Casper Branner... & letter of Col. P.T. Turney. Knoxville, Gaut-Ogden, 1906. 23 pp.

Brashear, John C. The impact of industrialization upon politics & governmental institutions of Jefferson County, TN. U. NC thesis, 1960. 233 pp.

Brooks, R.H. "New Market wreck." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 2 (1936), pp. 4-7.

Carson-Newman College. An educational study of Jefferson County, TN. Jefferson City, Carson-Newman College Bookstore, 1936. 114 pp.

Chapman, Joe A. The natural vegetation of English Mountain, TN. UT thesis, 1957. 102 pp.

Cockrum, James E. A study of the development of organized religion in Jefferson County, TN (1785-1950). UT thesis, 1951. 138 pp.

Couch, Robert C. The zinc industry of Jefferson County, TN. UT thesis, 1953. 82 pp.

The Douglas project. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1949. 436 pp. (TVA Technical report #10)

Dykeman, Wilma. The French Broad. NY, Rinehart, l955. pp.

Feder, Gerald L. The geology of the Oak Grove area, Jefferson County, TN. UT thesis, 1963. 30 pp.

Fisher, Mark P. Structural geometry of the Rocky Valley thrust system in the vicinity of New Market, TN. UT thesis, 1989. 345 pp.

Flood insurance study: Jefferson County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1990. 16 pp.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Jefferson County, pp. 856-864, 1160-1193). Goodspeed, 1887.

Hollyday, E.F. Ground-water availability in carbonate rocks of the Dandridge area, Jefferson County, TN. Reston, VA, US Geol. Survey, 1980. 50 pp.

Jefferson County, TN Bicentennial Committee. Heritage: Jefferson County. Dandridge, the committee, 1976. 38 pp.

Kemp, Tracy. Jefferson County senior citizens programs: a program vs. need comparison. Jefferson City, Carson Newman College, 1981. 39 pp. (An Honors Project presented to the Honors Council in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree bachelor of arts with honors)

Kinder, Don R. Secession & Civil War in Jefferson County, TN, 1860-1865. ETSU thesis, 1973. 111 pp.

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

Lane, Patricia G. "Birth, marriage, & death: past & present customs in east TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 50 (1984), pp. 58-67.

Luebke, B.H. Farm real estate situation in five areas of TN, 1941-1944. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1945. 52 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #185)

McAndrews, Roscoe C. This is my story. Jacksonville, FL, the author, 1975. 159 pp.

McCormick, J.C. "Mound in Jefferson County, TN." (In Smithsonian Institution Annual report, 1887, pp. 571-574)

McCollough, Major C.R. Archaeological survey of the Taylor Bend Steam Plant site on the Douglas Lake near White Pine, Jefferson County, TN. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1973. 12 pp.

McGhee, Lucy K., comp. Historical records of east TN: Jefferson County, Dandridge edition. Washington, D.C., n.p., 1954. 2 vols.

Moody, Douglas R. Leadership for education in Appalachia program, the University of TN: problems paper. Knoxville, n.p., 1971. 1 vol.

Muncy, Estle P. People & places of Jefferson County. Jefferson City, the author, 1994. 343 pp.

The newsletter. Vol. 1, Jan., 1989-. (irregular?) Jefferson County Hist. Soc.

Ranney, W.P. Production capacity of farms of different size groups, Jefferson County, TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1944. 55 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #163)

Roach, Thomas E. Gleanings from a scrapbook. Rutledge, the author, 1983. 246 pp. (reprinted from newspaper articles previously published in the Grainger County News & the Jefferson County Standard)

Sappington, Roger E. Reuel B. Pritchett: churchman & antiquarian. Harrisonburg, VA, Park View Press, 1972. 154 pp.

Service directory for older citizens. (2d ed.) Jefferson City, Office on Aging, 41 pp.

Soil survey, Jefferson County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1935, 1941.

Structures of faith: historical churches of Jefferson County. N.p., students of the Jefferson County High School, 1990. 124 pp.

TN Dept. Education. Jefferson County's survey report. Nashville, the department, 1965. 1 vol.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

Toomey, Glenn A. History of the lower French Broad Baptist Church... "Down by the French Broad River on Coon's Creek." N.p., the author, 1986. 101 pp.

Toomey, Glenn A. The romance of a sesquicentennial: the Dumplin Creek Baptist Church of Christ, Jefferson County, TN, organized 1797. N.p., 1947. 93 pp.

Trent, Emma D. East TN's lore of yesteryear. Whitesburg, the author, 1987. 621 pp.

Trent, Emma D. Faces, places & things of early east TN: a sequel to East TN's lore of yesteryear. Whitesburg, the author, 1989. 421 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Luttrell, Joppa, Talbott, Morristown, Mascot, New Market TN, Jefferson City, White Pine, Rankin, Douglas Dam, Shady Grove, Chestnut Hill.

Wilson, Sandra S. & Dennis L. Snapp. Broken hearts, broken lives: Jefferson County, TN, 1860-1868; civilian life in the Civil War. Dandridge, Restore Our County, Inc., 1986. 148 pp.

Windows to the past: a structural history of Jefferson County. Produced by the Jefferson County High School local history class, individualized studio classes; under the direction of David Noonkesser, John Toomey, Anette Loy. Dandridge, n.p., 1986. 84 pp.

Wood, Mayme P. Shunem Church & cemetery speak: a living memorial to those who sleep here, 1824-1965. Gatlinburg, Brazos, 1965. 56 pp.


Carson-Newman College

Appalachian (college yearbook, Carson-Newman College). Annual.

Carr, Isaac N. History of Carson-Newman College. Jefferson City, the college, 1959. 367 pp.

Faculty studies, Carson-Newman College. Jefferson City, the college. (annual, 1964-).


Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill & surrounding areas. N.p., 1986. 50 pp.

Ethier, Lena M. & Edward P. Walker III. Chestnut Hill: a chronicle, 1783-1986. N.p., the authors, 1978. 354 pp.



Beaumont, Henry F. "Dandridge, the namesake of Martha Washington." AHM 7 (1902), pp. 274-280, 296-305.

Bible, Jean, Jewell Hodge & Mary Jo Henry, eds. Historic Dandridge, yesterday & today. Dandridge, Homecoming '86 Festival Committee, 1986. 48 pp.

Smith, David C. The battle that history lost: an episode during the Civil War in Dandridge, Jefferson County, TN. Dandridge, Restore Our County, Inc., 1982. 47 pp. (excerpt from the author's work Campaign to nowhere)


Jefferson City

First United Methodist Church history. Jefferson City, n.p., n.d.

Oder, Nelle B. A history of the First Presbyterian Church, Jefferson City, TN. Jefferson City, the church, 1967. 26 pp.

Singewald, Joseph T. Mining districts of the eastern states. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1932. 161 pp.

Toomey, Glenn A. Milestone sixty: history of the Jefferson County Baptist Association, 1919-1978, Jefferson City, TN. N.p., the author, 1978. 286 pp.


Mossy Creek

Diamond Jubilee bicentennial: Mossy Creek, 1788-1900; Jefferson County, 1901-1976. N.p., 1976. 47 pp.

Smith, David C. Lilly in the valley: Civil War at Mossy Creek. N.p., the author, 1986. 105 pp.


Strawberry Plains

Campbell, Connie S. Coming home to Strawberry Plains: a history of Strawberry Plains. N.p., 1986. 15 pp.

The centennial program commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the Strawberry Plains Presbyterian Church, Strawberry Plains, TN, 1873- 1973. Strawberry Plains, the church, 1973. 32 pp.

Wood, Mayme P. Hitchhiking along the Holston River from 1792-1962: a peep at east TN from King's Meadows (Bristol) to White's Fort (Knoxville) via McBee's Ferry (Strawberry Plains): How? Let's See! Gatlinburg, Brazos Print. Co., 1964. 237 pp. (reprinted 1986 by Richland Press)


White Pine

Flood insurance study: town of White Pine, TN, Jefferson County. (Rev. Sept. 3, 1992.) Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1992. 1 vol.

Hill, Howard L. The Herbert Walters story. Morristown, Morristown Print., 1963-1966. 2 vols. (vol. 1 published by Kingsport Press)

Tew, Shannon. River View (Fairfax), ca 1845-1856, White Pine, TN: an historical analysis. N.p., the author, 1989. 238 pp.

White Pine Hist. Comm. The crossing: a history of White Pine, TN. Rogersville, East TN Print. Co., 1986. 125 pp.