Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Maury County

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Alcock, Donald G. A study in continuity: Maury County, TN, 1850-1870. U. CA thesis, 1985. 295 pp.

Alexander, Lawrence S. Phase II archaeological investigations within the Shelby Bend archaeological district, Hickman & Maury counties, TN. U. AL, Office of Arch. Research, 1982. 246 pp.

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. Farm housing in TN, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 45 pp. (its Monograph #26)

Allred, Charles E. Home conveniences on TN farms, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 41 pp.

Baxter, Nathaniel. "Reminiscences. " AHM 8 (1903), pp. 262-270.

Bergeron, Paul H. "My brother's keeper: William H. Polk goes to school. " NC Hist. Rev. 44 (1967), pp. 188-294.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Maury County, Preliminary # 33). Nashville, TSLA, 1973. 100 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.

Boyd, C. Clifford, et al. "An analysis of the skeletal remains from the Brown site (40MR260), Maury County, TN. " TN Anthrop. 8 (1983), pp. 50-66.

Campbell, Andrew J. Civil War diary. Edited by Jill K. Garrett. Columbia, n.p., 1965. 132 pp.

Century review, 1805-1905: Maury County, TN., a condensation of the most important events of the past one hundred years & descriptive sketches of the cities & villages, Columbia & Mt. Pleasant in detail; directory of the cities & mail lists for thirty-seven rural routes of Maury County. Columbia, 1905. 216 pp. (various reprints available)

Churches of Maury County, TN, prior to 1860. Columbia, TN Chapter, DAR, 1980. 108 pp.

Circular of the TN & AL RR Co. to the inhabitants of Maury County. Nashville, J.F. Morgan, 1855. 11 pp.

Columbia Reservoir management & land use plan. Norris, TVA, 1982. 1 vol.

Columbia State Community College. Past progress-future potential: an economic study of Maury County, TN. Columbia, the college, 1970. 80 pp.

Delk, Wayne C. Factors relating to the financial support of education in Maury County, TN, for the school years 1946-47 through 1966-67. TTU thesis, 1968. 221 pp.

Derryberry, Thomas J. Reminiscences of Thomas Jefferson Derryberry, 1861- 1954. Nashville, K.D. Leeper, 19--. 14 pp.

Dickson, D. Bruce. Final report on the 1972-1973 archaeological site reconnaissance in the proposed TVA Columbia Reservoir, Maury & Marshall counties, TN. N.p., 1976. 743 pp.

Dwyer, Lynn. A study of the social & economic history of the Columbia Reservoir area. N.p., 1989. (vol. 1, 1807-1890; vol. 2, 1890-1945)

Enfield, Gertrude D. "Early settlement in Maury County, the letters of Christopher Houston. " THQ 18 (1959), pp. 54-68.

Entorf, Robert F. The archaeology of rock shelters on Fountain Creek, Maury County, TN. UT thesis, 1985. 342 pp.

Estes, P.M., et al. Historic places in Davidson, Maury & Giles counties. Nashville, Nashville Auto Club, 1928. 29 pp.

Evans, David R. The archaeological impact anticipated by the construction of the Columbia Reservoir on the Duck River in Maury & Marshall counties, TN. N.p., 1972. 20 pp.

Evans, David R. Archaeological impact, Rieves Bend site, Maury County, TN. N.p., 1972. 4 pp.

Evins, S.C. Memoir of the late Elder Elijah Hanks of Maury County, TN, together with a synopsis of his views on the atonement of Christ, & other subjects. Nashville, Union & American, 1872. 55 pp.

Fleming, William S. Historical sketch of Maury County read at the centennial celebration in Columbia, TN, July 4, 1876. Columbia, Excelsior, 1876. 123 pp. (reprinted 1967 by Maury County Hist. Soc.)

Flood insurance study: Maury County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1989. 22 pp.

Fowler, William E. "Folk remedies & beliefs in Maury County, 1936 ". TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 53 (1987), pp. 7-26.

Fowler, William E. Stories & legends of Maury County, TN. George Peabody College thesis, 1937. 221 pp.

Fox, Wilburn M. History & pictures of the fifty Churches of Christ in Maury County, TN. Columbia, the author, 1962. 194 pp.

Galloway, Donnel M. An economic, social & educational survey of Maury County, TN. UT thesis, 1930. 139 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. & Marise P. Lightfoot. The Civil War in Maury County, TN. Columbia, n.p., 1967. 265 pp.

Garrett, Jill K., ed. Confederate soldiers & patriots of Maury County, TN. Columbia, Capt. James Madison Sparkman Chapter, UDC, 1970. 381 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. Footprints in stone: historical sketches. Photographs by Jesse Forman. Presented as a community service by First Farmers & Merchants National Bank. Columbia, n.p., 1966. 34 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. & Virginia W. Alexander. Guide to points of interest in Maury County, TN. Columbia, Association for the Preservation of TN Antiquities, 1969. 32 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. "Hither & yon": the best of the writings of Jill K. Garrett. Columbia, Maury County Homecoming '86 Committee, 1987. 348 pp.

Garrett, Jill K. Maury County, TN, historical sketches. Columbia, n.p., 1967. 282 pp.

George Peabody College for Teachers. Div. of Surveys & Field Services. Public schools of Maury County, TN: a survey report. Nashville, the division, 1956. 186 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Maury County, pp. 749-787, 904-965). Goodspeed, 1886.

Gracy, Mary I. Economic structure of Maury County from 1840-1860. George Peabody College thesis, 1938. pp.

Greenlaw, R. Douglass. "Outline history of Maury County. " THM (2d ser.) 3 (1935), pp. 145-151.

Grimmitte, Bettye C. A geographical study of Maury County, TN. OK Ag. & Mech. Coll. thesis, 1950. 79 pp.

Historic Maury. Vol. 1, 1982-. (quarterly) Maury County Hist. Soc.

Jackson, Blanche S. Reese's Church & its founders. Columbia, 1940. pp.

Johnson, Jay K. "Prehistoric settlement systems in the middle Duck River drainage, Columbia, TN. " TN Anthrop. 2 (1977), pp. 142-151.

Jolley, Robert L. Archaeological investigations at the Clifton Place plantation privy, Maury County, TN. Knoxville, TN Anthrop. Assoc., 1983. 49 pp.

Kayser, Jade. "Fowler's stories & legends of Maury County: an early folklore collection. " TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 53 (1987), pp. 1-6.

King, Alice S. Intra-county shift in negro population in Maury County, TN, 1860-1870. George Peabody College thesis, 1968. pp.

Klippel, Walter E. The paleontology of Cheek Bend Cave, Maury County, TN: Phase II: report to the TVA. Chattanooga, TVA, 1982. 249 pp.

Kunstling, Frances W. "The Cooper family papers: a bibliographic note. " THQ 28 (1969), pp. 197-205.

Leach, Douglas E. "John Gordon of Gordon's Ferry. " THQ 18 (1954), pp. 322- 344.

Lightfoot, Marise P. Let the drums roll: veterans & patriots of the Revolutionary War who settled in Maury County, TN. Columbia, Maury County Hist. Soc., 1976. 235 pp.

Lightfoot, Marise P., ed. Historic Maury County in pictures. Columbia, Maury County Hist. Soc., 1966. 35 pp.

Little Bigby Creek Watershed District. Watershed work plan, Little Bigby Creek watershed, Maury County, TN. Washington, D.C., Soil Conservation Service, 1969. 60 pp.

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

Maury County, the bluegrass region of TN; its agricultural & mineralogical resources, including a view of the county seat, the city of Columbia. Columbia, Merchants & Manufacturers Exchange, 1887. 20 pp.

Maury County cookbook. (Rev. ed.) Columbia, the Union, 1986. 276 pp.

Maury County remembers World War II. Columbia, Maury County Hist. Soc., 1991. 2 vols.

Polk, George W. "St. John's Church, Maury County, TN. " THM 7 (1921), pp. 147-153.

Preliminary case report to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation: Columbia Dam & Reservoir, Maury & Marshall counties, TN. Nashville, Building Conservation Technology, 1980. 72 pp.

Report on the establishment of an observatory, near the town of Columbia, TN. Columbia, Mitchell & Rainey, printers, Intelligencer Office, 1849. 8 pp.

Rivers, Flournoy. "The beginning of Maury County. " AHM 3, no. 1 (1898), pp. 139- 150.

Riverside Methodist Church history. Columbia, n.p., 1965. 16 pp.

Smith, Frank H. Frank H. Smith's history of Maury County, TN. Compiled by Maury County Hist. Soc. Columbia, the society, 1969. 391 pp.

Smith, James N. History of his early life, with anecdotes, poetry, etc. Austin, U. Texas Library, 1957. (Smith's experiences as a teacher in Maury County, noting that one pupil was James K. Polk)

Smith, Mark A. "Analysis of surface material from Columbia Reservoir site 40 MU272, Maury County, TN. " TN Anthrop. 6 (1981), pp. 125-143.

Soil survey, Maury County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1928, 1959.

Tabor, Richard L. An analysis of the agronomic productivity of the landscape of three soil associations in Maury County, TN. UT thesis, 1971. 155 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps ] issued periodically.

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

Tuck, June E. Maury County & surrounding counties in TN. N.p., the author, 1991. 11 pp.

Turner, William B. History of Maury County, TN. Nashville, Parthenon, 1955. 404 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps ] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Primm Springs, Theta, Spring Hill, Greenfield Bend, Williamsport, Godwin, Carters Creek, Rally Hill, Mt. Joy, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia, Glendale, Verona, Summertown, Sandy Hook, Lynnville, Campbells Station, Lewisburg..

US Soil Conservation Service. Watershed work plan for Little Bigby Creek watershed, Maury County, TN. Report in accordance with the provisions of public law 83-566. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1971. 61 pp.

Waller, Charlot C. Maury County, TN & the Civil War. Vanderbilt U. thesis, 1951. 116 pp.

Williams, Samuel C. "Major-General Richard Winn: South Carolinian & Tennessean. " THQ 1 (1942), pp. 8-20.

Yeatman, Harry C. "Surface material from Maury County, TN. " TN Arch. 20 (1964), pp. 59-79.

Yeatman, Trezevant P., Jr. "St. John's... a plantation church of the old south. " THQ 10 (1951), pp. 334-343.


Garrett, Jill K. "St. Johns Church, Ashwood. " THQ 29 (1970), pp. 3-23.



Alexander, Charles C. & Virginia W. Alexander. Historic Ebenezer (Reese's Chapel) Presbyterian Church & cemetery, Maury County, Columbia, TN. Columbia, n.p., 1968. 94 pp. (Rev. ed. 1989)

The Athenaeum collegiate magazine. Vol. 1, 1891-vol. 9, 1900. (successor to the Guardian, published from 1841-1884)

Beeler, Dorothy. "Race riot in Columbia, TN, Feb. 25-27, 1946. " THQ 39 (1980), pp. 49-61.

Columbia, Maury County, TN: "the dimple of the universe. " Columbia, Kiwanis Club, 1925. 43 pp.

Columbia, Maury County, TN: her progress & importance, manufacturing advantages, business & transportation facilities, with sketches of representative merchants, manufacturers, & professional men, September, 1885. Nashville, A.B. Tavel, 1885. 58 pp.

Flood insurance study: city of Columbia, TN, Maury County. (Rev. Aug. 1, 1984) Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1989. 12 pp.

Guardian, a family magazine devoted to the cause of female education on Christian principles. Vol. 1, 1841-ser. 3, 1884. (official publication of the Female Institute in Columbia; continued by the Athenaeum collegiate magazine)

Little, D.D. History of the presbytery of Columbia, TN. Columbia, Maury Democrat, 1928. 45 pp.

Quillen, Eva P. A study of the life of Franklin Gillette Smith. TTU thesis, 1960. 80 pp.

Riverside Methodist Church, history. Columbia, n.p., 1965. 16 pp.

Ryan, Thornton A. St. Peters Episcopal Church, Columbia, TN, the first 125 years of the parish, 1829-1954. Columbia, the church, 1954. 8 pp.

Weaver, Herbert. "The James K. Polk home. " THQ 24 (1965), pp. 3-19.

Zion Presbyterian Church. Columbia, the church, 1982. 32 pp.


Mount Pleasant

Flood insurance study: city of Mount Pleasant, TN, Maury County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1988. 7 pp.

Jones, Nathaniel Willis. History of Mount Pleasant, especially, & the western part of Maury County generally. Nashville, McQuiddy, 1903. 78 pp. (various reprints available)

McKennon, Sara T. & Deane K. Hendrix. The history of Hunter Meetinghouse & its cemetery records, Mt. Pleasant, TN. Columbia, P-Vine Press, 1983. 47 pp.

Warren, Polly C. Mount Pleasant, TN. Columbia, P-Vine Press, 1983. 179 pp.



Borden, Anthony. "GM comes to Spring Hill (Saturn Corp.) " Nation 242 (June 21, 1986), pp. 852-854.

Bruninga, Beverly. "Spring Hill 'did nothing' to get Saturn: makes up for it coping with exposure. " TN Town & City 36 (Aug. 12, 1985), pp.

"Driving down Gasoline Alley (Interstate 75, site of many Japanese auto plants). " Time 136 (Oct. 29, 1990), p. 81.

Holliday, Marion L. Economic growth & change in Maury County: the impact of Saturn. Nashville, TN Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1992. 58 pp.

Holt, Daniel J. "Saturn, the manufacturing story. " Automotive Eng. 98 (Nov. 1990), pp. 50-57.

Janofsky, Michael. "Rural town ages rapidly under Saturn's influence (Spring Hill, TN). " NY Times (late ed.) (Aug. 15, 1993), sec. 1, p. 20.

Knapp, Elaine S. "The Saturn race. " St. Govt. News 28 (Sept. 1985), pp. 4-7.

Plummer, William. "News that GM's giant Saturn plant is landing in town sends Spring Hill, TN into orbit. " People Weekly 24 (Aug. 19, 1985), p. 74+.

"Secrecy yields Saturn plant for TN. " Nat. Real Estate Investor 27 (Oct. 1985), pp. 40+.

Sherman, Joe. In the rings of Saturn. NY, Oxford U. Press, 1994. 337 pp.

"The spoils of Saturn (Spring Hill, TN). " Fortune 112 (Sept. 2, 1985), p. 91.

Tomlin, Dianna M. A delphi study of the economics of fiscal impact upon Maury County, TN, due to the location of the Saturn automobile manufacturing plant. UT thesis, 1987. 122 pp.


Spring Hill / Battle of Spring Hill

Flood insurance study: city of Spring Hill, TN, Maury & Williamson counties. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1987. 11 pp.

Hall, Tom T. Spring Hill, TN: a novel. Atlanta, GA, Longstreet Press, 1990. 221 pp.

Luther, Edward T. Geology of the Spring Hill area, Spring Hill quadrangle, Maury & Williamson counties, TN. Vanderbilt U. thesis, 1951. 61 pp.

165th anniversary, Spring Hill United Methodist Church, Main Street, Spring Hill, TN. Spring Hill, the church, 1981. 11 pp.

Prados, Mrs. G.E. History of the Spring Hill Presbyterian Church from 1844 to 1974. Spring Hill, the author, 1974. 40 pp.

Scofield, Levi T. The retreat from Pulaski to Nashville, a paper read before the Ohio Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States December 1, 1886. Cincinnati, OH, H.C. Sherick & Co., 1886. 28 pp.

Shellenberger, John K. The battle of Spring Hill, TN, Nov. 29, 1864: a refutation of the erroneous statements made by Captain Scofield in his paper entitled "The retreat from Pulaski to Nashville," by Capt. John K. Shellenberger. Cleveland, printed for the author by the Arthur H. Clark Co., 1913. 49 pp.

Sword, Wiley. The Confederacy's last hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin & Nashville. Lawrence, KS, U. Press of Kansas, 1993. 499 pp.



Fleming, William S. Historical sketch of Zion Church, Maury County, TN, 1907, & genealogy of the Frierson family, 1730-1887. Columbia, Aydelott's Printery, 1907. 112 pp.

Highsaw, Mary W. "A history of Zion community in Maury County, 1806- 1860. " THQ 4 (1946), pp. 3-34, 111-140, 222-223.

Wagner, Mary C. Settlement of Zion community in Maury County. Vanderbilt U. thesis, 1945. 125 pp.