Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Lincoln County

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Lincoln County in General

Beck, Elwood M. Study of school dropouts in Lincoln County, TN. N.p., 1966. 35 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Lincoln County, Preliminary #21). Nashville, TSLA, 1970. 53 pp.

Blue, Keith F. A study of the private preparatory schools in the areas of Maury, Giles & Lincoln counties. N.p., TVA, 1973. 40 pp.

Burton, Glynn. "Some folkways of Lincoln County." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 21 (1955), pp. 3-8.

Butler, Brian M. "The Yearood site: a specialized Middle Woodland occupation on the Elk River." TN Anthrop. 2 (1977), pp. 1-15.

Crawford, Reuben. Lincoln County: a brief two-hundred year history of Lincoln County, TN. Fayetteville, the author, 1991. 213 pp.

Dickey, Elaine O. Lincoln County: a tribute to our past: an early general history. Fayetteville, Dickey Publications, 1977. 169 pp.

Garland, Ruth W. "Tales told in Lincoln County, TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 21 (1955), pp. 11-13.

Glasgow, Joseph L. Grade A milk producers in Lincoln County, TN (three problems). UT thesis, 1968. 173 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Lincoln County, pp. 767-784, 876-924). Goodspeed, 1886.

Hardin, Jesse. A consolidation program for the white schools of Lincoln County, TN. U. AL thesis, 1929. 50 pp.

Killegrew, Joseph B. Resources of Giles County; resources of Lincoln County. Nashville, Union & American, 1871. 14 pp.

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

Lincoln County News supplement: an epitome of progress. Edited, compiled & arranged under the direction of R.H. McKinney. Fayetteville, Lincoln County News, 1904. 60 pp.

Lincoln County, TN: Homecoming '86. N.p., 1986. 40 pp.

Lindquist, Patricia E.A. The pictorial history of Fayetteville & Lincoln County, TN. VA Beach, Donning Co., 1994. 160 pp.

Marsh, Timothy R. & Helen C. Marsh. In the beginning, Lincoln County, TN, 1809. Shelbyville, the authors, 1993. 44 pp.

Norman, Everett C. A study of pupil transportation in Lincoln County, TN. MTSU thesis, 1965. 99 pp.

Smith, Brent W. "Small site archaeology: investigations at the Stewart Creek site (40LN35), Lincoln County, TN." TN Arch. 32 (1976), pp. 39-50.

Soil survey, Lincoln County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1937,1946.

Sutton, G.W. The Jackson highway, Fayetteville & Camp Blount. Brief prepared by Gen. G.W. Sutton. Fayetteville, Observer Print., 184-?. 11 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Lincoln County, TN. 2 vols. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Cornersville, Petersburg, Belleville, Booneville, Frankewing, Boonshill, Fayetteville, Mulberry, Lois, Dellrose, Taft, Lincoln, Flintville, Huntland, Ardmore, Toney, Fisk, New Market, Kinglove.

Vernon, Walter N. "Thomas Ward Vernon: Elk River pioneer." THQ 33 (1974), pp. 62-69.

The volunteer. Vol. l, Spring, 1976-. (semiannual). Lincoln County Hist. Soc.

Waller, Jane W. Spanning the years. Conroe, TX, the author, 1987? (vol. 1, 1974-1979; vol. 2, 1980-1985)

White, Helen. "Hunting & dog tales from Carpenter Holler, TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 46 (1980), pp. 73-80.



B'86nshill homecoming: welcome to Boonshill homecoming '86. Fayetteville, n.p., 1986. 165 pp.


Camp Blount

Foster, Austin P. "Camp Blount." THM (2d ser.) 2 (1930-1931), pp. 270-273.


Carter Hills

Allison, B.R. Carter Hills. N.p., CFW Construction Co., n.d. 6 pp.



Roden, Haskell. History of Delina, TN. N.p., the author, 1992. 1 vol.



Drennan, John C., ed. Historical sketch of First Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville, TN. Fayetteville, n.p., 1944. 85 pp.



Sims, Iva, ed. Flintville: a people's history. Flintville, Cunningham Station Pub., 1990. 489 pp.



Crawford, Reuben. Smithland: a history of Smithland, Champ, Shady Grove, Warren Hollow, & the 25th district of Lincoln County, TN. Fayetteville, the author, 1986. 739 pp.


Vann Town

Shepard, Marie. Vann Town precious memories, 1988. N.p., the author, 1988. 66 pp.