Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Monroe County

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Anderson, Larry. Ain't no cholesterol on Paint Rock. Knoxville, Spectrum Communications, 1989. 115 pp.

Anderson, Larry. BMWs, Volvos & chawing tobaker!. Knoxville, Spectrum Communications, 1990. 136 pp.

Anderson, Larry. Down the road from Cedar Fork, or where I learned about the hoop snake. Sweetwater, the author, 1993. 106 pp.

Best, Edwin T. "Stars & coffee grounds." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 6 (1940), pp. 23-30.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Monroe County, Preliminary # 24). Nashville, TSLA, 1971. 44 pp.

Blount County Planning Comm. Comprehensive plan, Blount, Loudon, Monroe counties, TN. N.p., 1970. 1 vol.

Bogan, Arthur E. A zooarchaeological analysis of vertebrate remains from Chota-tanasi, a historic Cherokee village in east TN. UT thesis, 1976. 156 pp.

Bogan, Arthur E. "Faunal remains from the historic Cherokee occupation at Citico (40MR7), Monroe County, TN." TN Anthrop. 8 (1983), pp. 28-49.

Brewer, Alberta & Carson Brewer. Valley so wild: a folk history. Knoxville, ETHS, 1975. 382 pp.

Burnett, Edmund C. "Big Creek's response to the coming of the railroad: "Old Buncombe" promotes the better life in a rural community." Ag. Hist. 21 (1947), pp. 129-148.

Carberry, Michael. Historic sites in Blount, Cocke, Monroe & Sevier counties. N.p., East TN Dev. Dist., 1973. pp.

Carter, Mark W. Stratigraphy & structure of part of the western Blue Ridge foothills, Polk & Monroe counties, TN. UT thesis, 1994. 233 pp.

Chapman, Jefferson. The Icehouse Bottom site, 40MR23. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1973. 146 pp.

Chapman, Jefferson. "The Kittrell mound & an assessment of burial mound construction in the southern ridge & valley province." TN Anthrop. 12 (1987), pp. 51-73.

Chapman, Jefferson. The Rose Island site & the bifurcate point tradition. Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1975. 296 pp.

Cox, Elizabeth. Familiar ground. NY, Atheneum, 1984. 220 pp. (fiction)

Flood insurance study: Monroe County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1991. 1 vol.

Glassie, Henry. "The old barns of Appalachia." Mtn. Life & Work 41 (1965), pp. 21-30.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Monroe County, pp. 307-811, 994-1012). Goodspeed, 1887.

Hight, James R. Grade A milk producers in Monroe County, TN. Knoxville, UT, 1967. 161 pp. (three special problems in lieu of thesis, UT)

Irwin, Ned. "The legend of Eve Mills." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 14 (1948), pp. 28-30.

Kimball, Larry R. An analysis of residential camp site structure for two early archaic assemblages from Rose Island (40MR44), TN. UT thesis, 1981. 91 pp.

Lenoir, William B. History of Sweetwater Valley. Sweetwater, n.p., 1916. 414 pp.

Lenoir, William B. "Monroe County & the town of Sweetwater." (In East TN, hist. & biog., pp. 407-417)

McKinney, R. Frank. Torment in the knobs. Athens, McMinn County Hist. Soc. 230 pp. (fiction)

Malter, Jeffry L. The flora of Citico Creek Wilderness Study Area, Cherokee National Forest, Monroe County, TN. UT thesis, 1977. 117 pp.

Mineral resources of the Citico Creek Wilderness Study Area, Monroe County, TN. Reston, VA, US Geol. Survey, 1979. 33 pp.

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

Monroe County Dev. Comm. Overall economic development program, Monroe County, TN. N.p., 1969. 98 pp.

Monroe County, TN. Prepared by the Monroe County Existing Industry Comm. & the Office of Ind. Dev. N.p., 1981. 36 pp.

Patten, Z. Cartter. "A history of the mansion on the Tellico River." THQ 10 (1951), pp. 366-369.

Polhemus, Richard R. Archaeological investigations of the Tellico Blockhouse site (40MR50): a federal military & trade complex. Chattanooga, TVA, 1979. 335 pp.

Polhemus, Richard R. The Toqua site: 40MR6: a late Mississippian, Dallas phase town. Knoxville, TVA, 1987. 2 vols.

Prestwich, Jeffery L. A survival study of eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris), on the Cumberland Springs Wildlife Management Area, TN. TTU thesis, 1977. 84 pp.

Ray, Worth S. Early days in Monroe County, TN. Austin, TX, n.p., 1943. 26 pp. (unpublished typescript, found with "In the long, long ago")

Rogers, E.G. "Switching for water." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 21 (1955), pp. 108- 111.

Sands, Sarah G. History of Monroe County, TN. Baltimore, MD, Gateway Press, Inc., 1982. 2 vols.

Schroedl, Gerald F. Archaeological contexts & assemblages at Martin Farm. Norris, TVA, 1985. 510 pp.

Soil survey, Monroe County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1981. 107 pp.

Stanley, Isaac N. An educational & economic survey of Monroe County, TN. UT thesis, 1926. pp.

A summary & preliminary interpretation of archaeological investigations at the Toqua site (40MR6). Knoxville, UT Dept. Anthrop., 1977. 37 pp.

A survey of the seven TN public school systems in Blount, Loudon & Monroe counties. Knoxville? Submitted to Monroe County Bd. of Ed. Survey made by graduate students, UT, 1978. 96 pp.

Summers, Fannie R. I remember... 1889-1977: recollections of Fannie Rhea Bachman Summers. Rogersville, n.p., 1977. 8 pp.

TN Dept. Education. Survey report, Monroe County & Sweetwater schools. Nashville, the department, 1962. 1 vol.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. North Fork Citico watershed study: project summary report- 1960 to 1971 & report for water years 1970 & 1971. Knoxville, TVA, 1972. 34 pp.

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

Thompson, Jim. Thirty years across the far blue mountains. N.p., n.d.

Timberlake new community general land use plan. N.p., TVA, 1976. 34 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Pattie Gap, Philadelphia, Loudon, Meadow, Niota, Sweetwater, Madisonville, Vonore, Tallassee, Calderwood, Englewood, Mt. Vernon, Rafter, Whiteoak Flats, Tapoco, Thecca, Tellico Plains, Bald River Falls, Big Junction, McFarland, Farner, Unaka, McDaniel Bald.

Coker Creek

Brown, Fred. Coker Creek: crossroads to history. Coker Creek, Ruritan Club, 1991. 110 pp.

Hale, Robin C. Gold deposits of the Coker Creek district, Monroe County, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Geol., 1974. 93 pp.

Whittle, Elizabeth. One turn of seasons: poems. Photography, graphic design & production by "Doc" Dockery. Cleveland, the author, 1980. 58 pp.


Fort Loudoun

Communique. Vol. 1, Nov., 1972- Apr., 1973. (monthly) Fort Loudoun Association.

Cooke, Thomas H. "Old Fort Loudoun: the first English settlement in what is now the state of TN, & the Fort Loudoun massacre." THM 7 (1921), pp. 111-113.

DeFilipis, M. ed. "An Italian account of Cherokee uprisings at Fort Loudoun & Fort Prince George, 1760-1761." NC Hist. Rev. 20 (1943), pp. 247- 258.

Dewitt, John H. "Old Fort Loudoun." THM 3 (1917), pp. 250-256. (reprinted in TN old & new, vol. 1, pp. 61-68)

Fort Loudoun newsletter. Vol. 1, July, 1955- July, 1963. (irregular). Fort Loudoun Association. (superseded by Fort Loudoun spectator)

Fort Loudoun spectator. Vol. 1, June, 1964- Apr., 1974. (irregular) Fort Loudoun Association (supersedes the Fort Loudoun newsletter)

Hamer, Philip M. Fort Loudoun on the Little TN. Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton, 1925. 39 pp.

Hamer, Philip M. "Anglo-French rivalry in the Cherokee country, 1754-1757." NC Hist. Rev. 2 (1925), pp. 303-322.

Hamer, Philip M. "Fort Loudoun in the Cherokee War, 1758-1761." NC Hist. Rev. 2 (1925), pp. 442-558.

Kelley, Paul. "Fort Loudoun: the after years, 1760-1960." THQ 20 (1961), pp. 303-322.

Kelley, Paul. Historic Fort Loudoun. Vonore, Fort Loudoun Association, 1958. 42 pp.

Kelly, James C. "Fort Loudoun: British stronghold in the TN country." ETHSP 50 (1978), pp. 72-91.

Kunkel, Peter H. "Fort Loudoun archaeology: a summary of the structural problem." Nashville, TN Arch. Soc., 1960. 25 pp. (its Misc. paper #6)

Morrison, A.J. "Fort Loudoun & its author." VA Mag. of Hist. 32 (1924), pp. 88-89.

Murfree, Mary N. [pseud. Charles E. Craddock]. The story of old Fort Loudoun. NY, Macmillan, 1899. 409 pp. (reprinted by Gregg, 1970)

Radford, P.M. "Old Fort Loudoun & Fort Loudoun (a century later)." AHM 2 (1897), pp. 33-44.

Stone, Richard G., Jr. "Captain Paul Demere at Fort Loudoun, 1757, 1760." ETHSP 41 (1969), pp. 17-32.

TN Valley Authority. Res. Prop. Man. Dept. Community readjustment studies of Fort Loudoun area. Knoxville, TVA, 1941. var. pp.



Abernathy, Jeanette. I grew up with Sweetwater. N.p., n.d. 107 pp. (reprinted 1982, in cooperation with the Monroe County Chapter, ETHS)

Kline, Christina B. Sweetwater. Hampton, NH, Curley Large Print, 1993. 394 pp. (fiction)

Lenoir, William B. History of Sweetwater Valley. Sweetwater, n.p., 1916. 414 pp.

McQuiddy, David & Melissa McQuiddy. History of the First United Methodist Church of Sweetwater, TN. N.p., the authors, 1992. pp.

Mitchell, Reba H. Index to History of Sweetwater Valley, by W.B. Lenoir. Cleveland, privately printed, 1916. 18 pp. (reprinted 1976, 1989)

Sweetwater Regional Plann. Comm. The population & economy of Sweetwater & Monroe County, TN: a report of the Sweetwater Reg. Plann. Comm. Knoxville, n.p., 1966. 70 pp.

Young, D.C., ed. History of the First Presbyterian Church, Sweetwater, TN, 1860-1960. Knoxville, n.p., n.d. pp.


Tellico Plains

Gibson, T.F. "Recollections of Tellico Plains." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 14 (1948), pp. 14-19.

Jenkins, Ray. Terror of Tellico Plains. Knoxville, ETHS, 1978. 199 pp.

"Louis Phillipe, King of France, visits Tellico Plains." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 14 (1948), pp. 16-18.

Payne, Fred C. The building of the church in Druid Hills fifty years ago: a paper prepared for the 50th year Druid Hills Baptist Church celebration, September, 1983. Tellico Plains, n.p., 1983. 6 pp.

Van Benthuysen, Robert N., Jr. The sequent occupance of Tellico Plains, TN. UT thesis, 1951. pp.



Baden, William W. Tomotley: an eighteenth century Cherokee village. Norris, TVA, 1983. 236 pp.

Guthe, Alfred K., & E. Marian Bistline. Excavations at Tomotlely, 1973-1974, & the Tuskegee area: two reports. Knoxville, TVA, n.d. 248 pp., 131 pp.



Vonore, yesterday & today. By Barbara Barnby, et al. Vonore, Vonore Hist. Soc., 1991. 590 pp.