Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Macon County

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Macon County in General

Bandy, Lewis D. Folklore of Macon County, TN. George Peabody College thesis, 1940. pp.

Bandy, Lewis D. "Witchcraft & divination in Macon County." TN Folklore Soc. Bull 9 (1943), pp. 1-13.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Macon County, Preliminary #32). Nashville, TSLA, 1972. 100 pp.

Blankenship, Harold G. History of Macon County, TN. N.p., the author, 1986. 250 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Macon County, pp. 834-841, 971-988). Goodspeed, 1887.

Gregory, Calvin. Cal's column. Compiled & indexed by Christine Spivey Jones & Richard Donoho Brooks. Cookeville, C.S. Jones, 1986. 927 pp. (columns from Calvin Gregory's writings in the Macon County Times in Lafayette, TN)

Law, Harry. "Some folklore of Macon County, TN." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 18 (1952), pp. 97-100.

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

Rains, B. Mickey. The crafting of hickory bottomed chairs. (Unpublished mss., 35 pp., 25 photographs, Western KY U. Folklore, Folklife & Oral Hist. Archives)

Roddy, Vernon. An incomplete, provisional & very selective historical bibliography of Macon County, TN. N.p., 1973. 36 pp.

Roddy, Vernon. Letter to the editor: newspapers published in Macon County, TN, & their preservation, report 1978.1a, together with a June 29, 1978 update. Hartsville, the author, 1978. 11 pp.

Roddy, Vernon. Whatever happened to Epperson Springs? N.p., the author, 1974. 50 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Petroleum, Holland, Fountain Run, Westmoreland, Lafayette, Galen, Red Boiling Springs, Hartsville, Hillsdale, Pleasant Shade, Willette.

Upper Cumberland Dev. Dist. Comprehensive water-sewer plan: Macon County. Cookeville, the district, 1971. 76 pp.

Wheeley, Suzanne. "Folk beliefs." (unpublished mss, 188 cards, Western KY U. Folklore, Folklife & Oral Hist. Archives)

Red Boiling Springs

Bellar, Jim. Red Boiling Springs: the tradition lives. N.p., Macon County Times Pub., 1981. 27 pp.

Denning, Jeanette K. "Good times, vacationing at Red Boiling Springs." THQ 42 (1983), pp. 223-242.

Flood insurance study: city of Red Boiling Springs, TN, Macon County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1988. 8 pp.

Roddy, Vernon. Thousands to cure: on the early story of Red Boiling Springs, TN, with selected supporting materials. Hartsville, Upper County People Probe, 1991. 410 pp.