Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Lawrence County

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Lawrence County in General


Alford, Bobby. History of Lawrence County, TN. N.p., the author, 1994. 181 pp.

Annals of Lawrence County, TN. Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County Hist. Soc., 1970-1972. 2 vols.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Lawrence County, Preliminary #27). Nashville, 1971. 61 pp.

Cole, Estha. Places in Lawrence County, TN, "then & now." Loretto, the author, 1994. 101 pp.

Flood insurance study: Lawrence County, TN, & unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1988. 15 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Lawrence County, pp. 749-763, 807-849). Goodspeed, 1886.

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

Lawrence County Hist. Soc. Bulletin. No. 1-55, 1953-1967. (monthly) Lawrence County Hist. Soc.

Matthews, James T. Characteristics of Lawrence County beef producers & their farms; Management practices of Lawrence County beef producers; Factors influencing beef management practice adoption by Lawrence County beef producers (three related special problems in lieu of thesis, UT, 1968. 150 pp.)

Moore, Lewis E., ed. "Glimpses of Lawrence County history," a class anthology for American History 2121L, Columbia State Community College, winter quarter, 1970. Columbia, the college, 1970. 73 pp.

Morrison, John F. A brief history of early Lawrence County, TN. By John F. Morrison, Jr., the county historian of Lawrence County, TN. Lawrenceburg, n.p., 1968. 50 pp.

Murray cycle. A bicentennial series: "Great moments in Lawrence County history." No. 1, Oct., 1975-no. 15, Dec., 1976 (a special series of the Murray cycle, Lawrenceburg, TN, Murray Ohio Co.)

Oldham, Patricia C. Lawrence County, TN: planning for the global economy: an examination of local human capital development, emerging telecommunications technologies, & the increasing self-sufficiency of local economic development. UT thesis, 1994. 156 pp.

Preparing for economic growth & change, Lawrence County. Prepared by M. Lynn Holliday et al. Nashville, TN Advisory Comm. on Intergovernmental Relations, 1990. 84 pp.

Rowles, W.P. Life & character of Capt. Wm. B. Allen, of Lawrence County, TN, who fell at the storming of Monterey on the 21st of September, 1846; with an appendix, containing a number of his essays & speeches. Columbia, J.J. McDaniel, 1853. 228 pp.

Soil management of Lawrence County farms according to their soil resources. Knoxville, UT Ag. Exp. Sta., 1951. 48 pp.

Soil survey, Lawrence County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1905, 1959.

Stearns, Richard G. Hydrology, geology, & erosion by leaching in Skillman Basin on the western highland rim, Lawrence County, TN. Nashville, TN Dept. Conservation, 1971. 33 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Lawrence County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Riverside, Henryville, Summertown, Sandy Hook, Ovilla, Deerfield, Ethridge, Campbellsville, Westpoint, Long Branch, Lawrenceburg, Bodenham, St. Joseph, Loretto, Bonnertown, Appleton.

Wilson, Charles M. The impact of industrial development on Lawrence County, TN. UT thesis, 1965. pp.

Wilson, John M. Geohydrology of Skillman Basin on the western highland rim, TN. Nashville, TN Dept. Conservation, 1968. 79 pp.

Yesterday & today in Lawrence County. Vol. 1, Apr. 1978-. (triannual) Lawrence County Hist. Soc.


David Crockett in Lawrence County

Kelly, C.C. Tennessee's hero of the Alamo, Col. David Crockett & businessmen's directory. Written & compiled by Sen. C.C. Kelly. Lawrenceburg, n.p., 1922. 24 pp.

Lawrence County Hist. Soc. David Crockett in Lawrence County, TN: historical information. Lawrenceburg, 1953-1955. var. pp.

Morrison, John F. & Bob Hamslely. The real David Crockett, a short, authentic, illustrated history of TN's famous hunter, frontiersman... & hero of the Alamo, Col. David Crockett... Lawrenceburg, n.p., 1955. 38 pp.


Iron City

Industrial Development Board of Iron City. Economic resources report, Iron City, TN. Iron City, the board, 1982. 97 pp.



Album: the historic Lawrenceburg region. Lawrenceburg, First National Bank, 1976. 35 pp.

Alexander, William F., Jr. & John T. Morrison, Jr., comps. Early sales & ownership of lots in Lawrenceburg, TN. Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County Hist. Soc., 1970. 97 pp.

Bryce, Sibyl N. History of the First Methodist Church, Lawrenceburg, TN, 1824-1962. Lawrenceburg, J.D. Vaughan Pub. Co., 1962. 76 pp.

Carpenter, Viola H. & Marymaud K. Carpenter. Our hometown, Lawrenceburg, TN: the crossroads of Dixie. Lawrenceburg, Lino-Litho Printers, 1986. 457 pp.

Fleming, Jo L. James D. Vaughan: music publisher, Lawrenceburg, TN, 1912- 1964. Union Theological Seminary dissertation, 1972. 173 pp.



History of Loretto, TN area: as we remember; as we've been told. History Committee, Estha Cole, chairman. Loretto, Byler Press, 1986. 154 pp.

Reeves, Charles E. Loretto in the happy long ago, 1800-1954. Lawrenceburg, n.p., 1954. 15 pp.



Curtis, Sandy. A look at the past. Lawrenceburg, Bassham's Print Shop, 1976. 106 pp.


West Point

Smithson, Jesse H. A history of West Point, TN, formerly Blountville. N.p., 1981. 209 pp.

Welch, Paul. A history of West Point & surrounding territory: "I tell the tale as 'twas told to me" & other things from memory. Lawrenceburg, the author, 1962. 137 pp.